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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...

CERTs in the News

09/01/2015
Featured in this story is the Minnesota Solar Suitability App! What is it? The Minnesota Solar Suitability App displays solar potential for every square meter of Minnesota. It was created...
08/28/2015
Motorists on Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes may have noticed something a little different about the new street lights – they shine blueish-white and are brighter than conventional lights. That’...
08/08/2015
Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Austin Utilities held a ribbon cutting for the solar electrical vehicle charging station Wednesday at the municipal parking lot at Third Avenue and...