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Minnesota 2020's Nathan Paine (left) and Joe Sheeran discuss the think tank's report, "Winds of Progress", at the University of Minnesota, Morris campus on Tuesday.

Report: UMM could be major player in growth of state's wind energy

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Minnesota could create more than 3,000 jobs and pump about $8 billion into its economy over the next 20 years if it property manages its wind resources.


And the University of Minnesota, Morris is uniquely positioned to help bring that growth in the wind industry about, according to a new report.

Representatives from Minnesota 2020 presented an outline of the report during a stop at UMM on Tuesday.

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