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Minnesota and California along with six school districts and several national organizations are implementing partners in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) new Zero Energy Schools Accelerator program, the DOE announced on Dec. 6. The Accelerator is part of the DOE’s Better...
Kruse Motors in Marshall, MN goes solar
Dan Thiede
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:48am
This is an excerpt from a recent Marshall Independent story by Deb Gau. Over the past few months, Heather Westman said, there have been plenty of questions from the community about the solar panels going up...
2016-2017 GreenCorps Members
Dan Thiede
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:29am
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is accepting applications from organizations interested in participating as a host site for the 2017-2018 year of the Minnesota GreenCorps program. Applications from...
Paws + Claws Rescue & Resort installs solar PV
Joel Haskard
Tue, 02/07/2017 - 4:27pm
Paws + Claws Rescue & Resort in Hackensack, MN is building a brand new facility that will open in late Spring 2017. They will be working hard to make sure that their shelter pets find the forever homes they...
Small wind turbine being installed
Joel Haskard
Tue, 02/07/2017 - 3:43pm
Talk Inc. in Sauk Centre, MN focuses it’s business on installing and remanufacturing wind turbines, and also on solar installations. Leading up to the national Small Wind Conference taking place in the Twin...

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in Duluth
8:00am to 4:30pm
The mission of the Energy Design Conference & Expo to provide a valuable, educational and innovative conference focused on the core principles of energy-efficient building and responsible design. At the Energy Design...
in 117 Pleasant St SE
12:00pm
Why is energy storage called the “Swiss Army Knife” of the electric grid? It can potentially provide many different services to enhance renewable energy, reduce unnecessary infrastructure expenses, and help smooth out...
in Virginia
5:30pm to 7:30pm
How would you like grow your own vegetables ten months out of the year, right here in the North Country? It’s not a pipe dream. Just ask Marshall Helmberger, publisher of the Timberjay Newspaper, who built his own...
11:00am
Join Metro CERT for an informational webinar about recent electric vehicle developments in Minnesota. Topics will include: opportunities for local governments to purchase EVs and increase charging infrastructure cost...

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Switch to Efficient Light Bulbs

 
Start finding the right lights
Use this updated guide to find the right lights and learn more about lighting options. Start finding the right lights >>

Saving Watts & Drops Fundraisers

 
Dairy Energy Efficiency Program
Groups can conduct fundraisers with energy and water saving products in collaboration with their utilities. Learn more >>

Minnesotans building a clean energy future

         

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Minnesota Department of Commerce Division of Energy Resources University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension Great Plains Institute Southwest Regional Development Commission