Current Programs

Community Solar Gardens

Renewable Energy for Greater Minnesota

Guaranteed Energy Savings Program

Learn about technologies and projects that can work for you and your community!

Drive Electric Minnesota – an organization that promulgates electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in charging infrastructure statewide – presents the Zero Emission Char
Green Jobs
Isaac Mielke
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:06pm
Looking for a great green job in the clean energy sector? Below are four positions here in Minnesota that might be the perfect fit for you. Good luck with your applications!   Midwest Renewable Energy...
Isaac Mielke
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:20pm
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) has recently partnered with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) to offer online courses in its BuildingEnergy Masters Series. This partnership...
Installing efficient lighting is one measure Springer has taken in his buildings
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:48am
Tim Springer owns properties in Phillips and Powderhorn neighborhoods. Since his undergraduate days at Colby College in Maine, he has been implementing energy efficient measures. In the mid-1980s, he was a board...
Dan Thiede
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 10:35am
ENERGY STAR certification is a nationally recognized symbol of building efficiency. It tells current and potential occupants that owners care about running the building well, being financially prudent, and being...

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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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in Austin
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Join SE CERT August 5th 2:00 – 5:00pm to learn how Austin has become a hotbed of Community Clean Energy Action and how your community can do the same! We have a full, exciting afternoon and hope you’ll join us! We’ll...
in Twin Cities
9:30am to 5:30pm
National Drive Electric Week, September 12-20, 2015, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in...
Save the date! The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES)‘s renewable energy tour will be Saturday, October 3rd. This year’s tour will be held statewide, including the metro. Stay tuned to learn how to...
in Saint Paul
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Metro Clean Energy Resource Team (Metro CERT) to celebrate our 8th year of connecting communities to resources! This year we have an opportunity to provide feedback to the Minnesota’s 2025 Energy Action Plan! We...

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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 >>

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.
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