Minnesota Dept. of Commerce to Help Streamline Solar Installations

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When it comes to installing solar energy in Minnesota, advocates say, the path to going green is often snarled in red tape.

Getting building permits for fairly straightforward installations can take days -- unnecessarily, the advocates say -- and the delays cost money as work crews and suppliers wait around.

So the Minnesota Department of Commerce is embarking on an effort called the Minnesota Solar Challenge to streamline solar energy permitting processes and remove zoning roadblocks across the state.

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