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The number of solar jobs in Minnesota more than doubled during the past two years and, thanks to solar-friendly state and federal policies, the job surge is expected to continue, according to the 2015 Minnesota Solar Jobs Census from The Solar Foundation, Minnesota Department of...
Ridgeway Community School
Lissa Pawlisch
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 7:33am
Examples of communities saving energy and money with LED lighting just keep rolling in. Down in Winona County, the Ridgeway Community School utilized a CERTs Seed Grant back in 2014 to improve their lighting...
Water Street Inn
Peter Lindstrom
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:02pm
When Chuck Dougherty, owner of the Water Street Inn and Cover Park Manor in Stillwater, began researching solar panel installation, the high cost of the project made the upgrade seem unlikely. Then his preferred...
Chris Meyer
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:47pm
Here at CERTs we have been getting a few questions recently about stray voltage with regards to clean energy project, so we thought it would be useful to share some resources for people to learn more. While stray...
75F
Joel Haskard
Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:30am
Based in Burnsvile, Minnesota, 75F caught our eye by winning a slew of awards in the last few years. We spoke with Jane Kaster, Marketing Director for 75F, to learn more about their high-tech solutions for helping...

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Joel Haskard is the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) Co-Director for the University of Minnesota’s Regional Sustainable Development...

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Featured Event

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...
in Rochester
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Got cabin fever? Get out and energize yourself by networking with fellow clean energy enthusiasts and plan for the clean energy opportunities ahead! During this Southeast CERT meeting, you will: • Connect with one...
in Roseville
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...

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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