Act to implement on-the-ground solutions, find funding,
and get involved!

We have the resources you need to put your project ideas into action! CERTified Campaigns
provide clear and actionable ways to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy
projects in your community. If it’s funding you’re looking for, we have an area of our site dedicated to Funding & Financing Opportunities. And we welcome you to Get Involved in any way you’re interested—attending events, volunteering, and more.

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Current Programs

Community Solar Gardens Renewable Energy for Greater Minnesota

Current Opportunities to Take Action

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. Start finding the right lights >>

Milk the Savings Dairy 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 >>

Volunteer & Get Involved

Volunteer & Get Involved
Get involved and make connections with others passionate about clean energy! Learn more.

Find Funding Opportunities

Funding & Financing Opportunities
There are various opportunities for funding and financing any clean energy project. CERTs offers a list of funding opportunities currently available in the fields of energy and the environment. Start exploring now! 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