History of Minnesota’s Clean Energy Laws By Bill Sorem | November 1, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Economy/Jobs Subscribe to Economy/Jobs Tuesday night, at the Bloomington City Council Chambers, Ellen Anderson, Dean Abrahamson and Barbara Freese speak on a forum about state and national policies that can increase our renewable energy and how the Public Utilities Commission can lead the way to a clean energy future. Anderson is known as the state senator who led the way to our renewable energy standards – 25% by 2025. Abrahamson is regarded by many Humphrey School of Public Affairs students as their favorite professor. And Barbara Freese authored a book on the history of man’s use of coal for an insightful forum on Minnesota’s Energy Future. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.