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Finance & Commerce article by Jeremy Stratton Restauranteurs seek ways to reduce bills and improve efficiency Excerpt: The restaurant business is famously fast-paced, and proprietors are ually more concerned with filling orders than tracking energy use. Food service also is considered an...
Minnesota 2020 video story by Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist Details: A coalition of local energy organizations and business leaders have launched a project installing water efficient pre-rinse spray valves for restaurant kitchens. Cutting back on water and energy use means more...
WDIO TV story by Renee Passal Overview: Interest has been steady in the Duluth Energy Efficiency Program, which provides thousands of dollars in rebates for homeowners. 1400 people have shown they want to participate. And the first rebates are going to be issued this month. Progress with the...
Lakeland Public Television story by Jamil Donith Overview: Jamil Donith with Lakeland Public Television highlights the CERTs VendingMiser Bulk-Buy Campaign that is going on through May 2nd. She interviews Erika Bailey-Johnson, Sustainability Coordinator with Bemidji State University, as well as...
Bemidji Pioneer article Excerpt: The average beverage vending machine runs more often than is needed to keep drinks cold and attract customers, according to the Clean Energy Resource Teams. It can cost around $300 every year to supply it with electricity. Installing a small, simple device...
KAUS AM 1480 interview by John Wright Overview: John Wright interviews Merlene Stiles, CERTs VendingMiser Outreach Coordinator, about the money and energy saving potential of VendingMisers. It is a great, very informative piece! Download
Star Tribune article by Tim Harlow Excerpt: Money and academic opportunities are blowing in the wind at Mahtomedi High School, and a group of citizens dedicated to going green intends to capture them. The Mahtomedi Area Green Initiative (MAGI) is in the final stages of a fundraising effort to...
FOX KEYC 12 TV story by Betsy Gessell Overview: The City of New Ulm hosts seminars on the new Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. Video features Jeff Vetsch, West Central and Southwest CERT Coordinator. Click here to watch the video on KEYC’s website >>
West Central Tribune article Excerpt: LAMBERTON — The Minnesota Project, along with partners from Clean Energy Resource Teams, Redwood Electric Cooperative, South Central Electric Cooperative and USDA Rural Development, will host a meeting on March 24 at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center...
KLGR event announcement Excerpt: On Thursday, March 24, The Minnesota Project, along with partners from Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT), Redwood Electric Cooperative, South Central Electric Cooperative, and USDA Rural Development, will be holding a meeting at the Southwest Research and...



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