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Minnesotans Building a Clean Energy Future


Download CERTs Fact Sheet The Clean Energy Resource Teams—or CERTs—are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects.

We empower communities and their members to adopt energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies and practices for their homes, businesses, and local institutions.

Learn more about CERTs, meet our staff, or check out our structure. You can also see press releases and news sightings, read and submit testimonials, or find someone to contact.

Press Releases

06/23/2015
Members of the public, local community leaders, utilities, businesses, congregations, and schools are invited to join a discussion and tour of a local community solar installation Thursday, July 9th 1...
06/09/2015
Farmers and rural small businesses are essential to the fabric of Minnesota—its economy, environment and communities. Helping them reduce costs with energy efficiency and take control of their energy...
04/22/2015
As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd, the Minnesota-based Clean Energy Resource Teams—or CERTs—partnership is kicking off a program to work closely with farmers and rural small businesses t...

CERTs in the News

07/06/2015
Officials across Minnesota — and Pelican Rapids specifically — are optimistic about the future of solar energy and are looking to spread the word next week. The Clean Energy Resource Teams based...
07/04/2015
The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 26 member cities, including Hutchinson, and one tribal community at a recent awards ceremony for completing one of three participation steps in the GreenStep...
07/04/2015
Crookston is one of 26 cities recognized for completing Step One in the The League of Minnesota Cities’ GreenStep Cities. The volunteer program is designed to help communities achieve...