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06/18/2014
Power Up Winona Community Solar has received a $3,500 Southeast Clean Energy Resource Team seed grant to review and evaluate the role local nonprofits and institutions can play in successfully developing a community solar project. The long-term goal of the group is to site and establish up to a 1-...
06/16/2014
Minnesota cities are using information to help reduce their impact on the environment. After signing up for a voluntary state-run program that helps them identify ways to be greener by recycling a wider variety of plastics, replacing old light bulbs with energy efficient LEDs and other measures,...
05/13/2014
Around 200 people attended the Earth Care Fair at Crosslake Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 26, to learn about innovative ways to conserve energy in their homes. Items on display included geothermal heating systems, solar electricity generators, closed-loop wells, energy efficient vehicles...
05/03/2014
“GreenStep cities is a tool and process for helping cities plan for changes and challenges in the 21st century. Unfortunately many cities planning for the future are using 20th century models,” said Bill Mittlefehldt, the state energy coordinator who oversees the GreenStep program for nine...
05/02/2014
The city of Northfield is teaming up with Carleton students this summer to help bring the city closer to its GreenStep Cities program goals. The GreenStep Cities program, sponsored by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, is an initiative focused on helping cities become more efficient and...
04/29/2014
Here’s a bright idea. Next time a light bulb burns out in your house, don’t just screw in any old replacement bulb. After all, there’s some luminous new technology out there when it comes to lighting, and picking the right bulb not only can save some energy, it’ll save you...
04/29/2014
If you’re still feeling the financial sting of the huge spike in propane and fuel oil costs following Minnesota’s brutally cold winter, it may be time to think about investing in an alternative heating option. Sarah Hayden, Central Clean Energy Resource Team coordinator, said spring is the best...
04/22/2014
Duluth, MN (KDAL) – The City of Duluth is looking to take some green steps in recognition of Earth Day. On Tuesday city officials announced that Duluth will participate in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities Program. The initiative aims to help cities achieve their sustainability goals. By...
04/16/2014
Wilkes, GM co-chair of MN Greenstep Cities, to talk about the program and what it means for changing Grand Marais towards sustainability. Wilkes goes in depth on how sustainability deals with social and economic concerns as well as environmental ones, and how to get involved with GreenStep....
04/09/2014
ST. CLOUD — Local businesses are looking at options to make their companies more energy efficient. Today (Wednesday) business leaders met at St. Cloud City Hall for the 2014 St. Cloud Area Green Forum. Presentations were giving by Saint Paul Port Authority and the Clean Energy Resource Teams to...

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