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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is accepting applications from organizations interested in participating as a host site for the 2016 – 2017 year of the Minnesota GreenCorps program.
Xcel Energy Partners in Energy Program
Philipp Muessig
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:00am
What do people living and working in your community want in energy efficiency and sustainability? Communities can partner with Xcel Energy to identify and prioritize their energy needs. The utility provides tools...
Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman
Dan Thiede
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:05pm
The federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Production Tax Credit (PTC) were recently extended. Set to expire at the end of 2016, both will now continue to support clean energy in Minnesota for several years. We...
MN Dept. of Commerce
Anna Carlson
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:22am
What is REEGP?   The Renewable Energy Equipment Grant program (REEGP), provides Minnesota Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) providers grant funding to install renewable energy equipment in low-income...
Home Energy Squad Enhanced bill insert from Richfield
Maddie Norgaard
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:34am
The City of Richfield has identified energy efficiency as an important way that homeowners can reduce residential utility bills, improve household maintenance and safety, and protect the environment by reducing...

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Alexis Troschinetz is the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) Behavior Change and Metrics Coordinator for the University of Minnesota’s Regional...

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in Saint Paul
9:00am to 11:00am
Join city staff for this month’s Minnesota GreenStep Cities Workshop/Webinar #6: “Introducing Best Practice 29: Risk, Resilience & Adaptation.” Register to attend in person or online! Agenda: 8:...
in Shoreview
7:00pm
Attend a free Solar Power Hour and discover the benefits of solar energy for your home, small business or farm. This one-hour presentation discusses solar market trends, describes the basic components of a solar...
in White Bear Lake
7:00pm
Attend a free Solar Power Hour and discover the benefits of solar energy for your home, small business or farm. This one-hour presentation discusses solar market trends, describes the basic components of a solar...
in Duluth
8:00am to 4:30pm
Attend the Duluth Energy Design Conference & Expo (EDC)! Learn Learn about the latest in energy-efficient building and technologies, renewable energy, best practices, and responsible design. With over 40 sessions from...

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CERTified Campaigns


Light Up Your Station & Save with LEDs

 
Start saving with LED canopy lights
CERTs is helping Minnesota service stations save energy by upgrading to LED canopy lighting. Learn more >>
 

Milk the Savings Dairy Energy Efficiency Program

 
Dairy Energy Efficiency Program
CERTs is guiding dairy farmers across Minnesota through the steps necessary to save energy in their operations. Learn more >>

Minnesotans building a clean energy future

         

    CERTs Partners:

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