In the Media

Associate Professor Gabe Chan is quoted in this story about the Weatherization Assistance Program, which helps low-income households pay for energy efficiency upgrades. But it often rejects applicants because their homes need repairs first — repairs they often can’t afford.


July 18, 2022

Associate Professor Gabe Chan and alumnus Dominick McQuerry of the McKnight Foundation were panelists for this discussion on voting rights and civic engagement. 

Fresh Energy
July 7, 2022

A recap of a recent visit to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) by Associate Professor Gabe Chan and students in his Energy Transition in Rural America class. 


Fergus Falls Journal
May 23, 2022

This story recaps an Earth Day conference organized by the West Bank Energy and Environment Collaborative (WBEEC), and quotes Humphrey School students Katie Murphy and Eric Barry. 



MN Daily
May 3, 2022

Professor Peter Calow wrote this letter to the editor, which was published in the Star Tribune, responding  to an earlier commentary discussing whether American society is relying too much on experts to guide public policy. 

Star Tribune
April 19, 2022

Associate Professor Gabe Chan is a guest on this energy-focused podcast, discussing how to calculate the value of solar energy to individuals, communities, and society.

Local Energy Rules
February 6, 2022

Associate Professor Gabe Chan said in this story that the nature of rural energy co-ops, which are owned and operated by their customers, creates an incentive for them to pursue cheaper renewable energy sources.

MPR News
January 19, 2022