Minnesota Power Advances EnergyForward: Less Coal, More Natural Gas and Solar Power, and Additional Energy Efficiency Savings

DULUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE) today laid out the next steps in its EnergyForward plan, which will reduce carbon emissions, increase the use of renewable resources and add natural gas to meet customer electric service needs in a balanced, reliable and cost-effective way over the next 15 years and beyond.

EnergyForward, introduced in 2013, is Minnesota Powers roadmap for achieving a diversified energy supply of one-third renewable resources, one-third coal, and one-third natural gas. The