Solar In Our Communities

Are you considering solar but are not sure exactly how it works in your area? Take a look at how these Minnesota Power customers are successfully using solar energy today!

Minnesota Power partners with county, NRRI on solar research project

Minnesota Power partners on solar project with St. Louis County and NRRI
Solar panels from three manufacturers are quietly producing energy on the roof of St. Louis County’s Government Services Center (GSC). These systems are part of a multi-year collaborative research project with Minnesota Power, St. Louis County and NRRI on solar energy performance and durability in a northern climate. Read more


Minnesota Power’s Low Income Solar Program
The Low Income Solar Program provides funding for projects that make it possible for income-qualified customers to have easier access to solar power. Read more

Minnesota Power’s parent company, ALLETE, has entered an agreement to be acquired by a partnership led by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Global Infrastructure Partners and start the process to become a private company.

This transaction will not change our operations, strategy or shared purpose and values, and it is business as usual for all of us at Minnesota Power. Learn more at