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Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy: Plan A and Plan B Papers  [40]

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Behind-the-Meter Battery Energy Storage in Minnesota Assessment of Value, Challenges, and Policy Opportunities

Venning, Alexander (2019-05)
The conversion and storage of electrical energy as mechanical or electrochemical potential is often said to be a game-changing technology when it comes to the modernization of the world’s electric grids. While this may be ...

The Green Neighbor Challenge: An Effort Towards Collective Climate Action

Butts, Andrew (2019-06-17)
This paper describes a yearlong effort to bring to life a web-based tool to assist any US utility customer in finding and signing up for renewable electricity through either green pricing programs or green competitive ...

Water Rate Affordability and the Impacts of Combined Sewer Overflow Systems

Schnoebelen, Lauren (2019-07-25)
The purpose of this research is to evaluate the links between water affordability and investments cities have made in developing combined sewer overflow systems. Customer affordability is a concern for residents as it ...

Impacts of Scale on Food Waste Technologies An Analysis of Three Technology Options for the City of Minneapolis

Gurke, Kate (2017-05)
The city of Minneapolis has expressed interest in becoming a zero waste city. In order to do so the city will need to consider outlets for food waste. Consumer level food waste in the United States is contributing to a ...

Implementing Circular Economy at Target Field

Garbini, Grace; Kappler, Kelsey; Norgaard, Madeline; Garnaas-Halvorson, Peder; Phua, Pei Y (2018-05-12)
The project idea emerged out of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition (SGC), a collaborative of over 30 Fortune 500 companies working toward a sustainable environment and economy. One of the members, Target Corporation, ...

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