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Coalition honors Congresswoman Fischbach with Energy Champion Award



(Marshall, MN) – Luke Hellier, Director of The Coalition for a Secure Energy Future (The Coalition) is announcing a series of Energy Champion Awards. Recipients of the award have championed an all-of-the-above energy strategy for Minnesota to ensure that consumers and businesses have access to affordable and reliable electricity.


“The Coalition is proud to recognize Congresswoman Fischbach’s leadership to ensure Minnesota families are protected from higher energy prices and businesses can compete in global markets,” said Luke Hellier, Director for the Coalition for a Secure Energy Future.


“Fischbach has been a steadfast advocate for baseload sources of energy like coal, gas, and nuclear that provide grid stability and affordable prices. Fischbach’s support of all-of-the-above energy will continue ensure affordability and resiliency in our electricity markets.”

Congresswoman Fischbach offered the following response, “I was honored to accept the Energy Champion Award. The work of the Lignite Energy Council is so important to the energy industry and I am proud of the work they do across the region. The members of the Lignite Energy Council continue to invest in new technologies to provide cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable energy. I’m committed to continuing my support for legislation that supports these efforts.”


Photo Left to Right: David Schelkoph, General Manager – Marshall Municipal Utilities, Luke Hellier, Executive Director – Coalition for a Secure Energy Future, Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach, Brad Gruhot, President – Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce