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06/05/2013
Northeast Clean Energy Resource Team (NE CERT) is hosting a free tour Friday, June 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm starting at the Business Office of Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), to learn more about clean energy innovations in Duluth. This event is free and open to the public. You’ll...
06/05/2013
The city of Brainerd will receive an award for advancing to become a Step 1 City, as a Minnesota GreenStep City. The award will be recognized at the League of Minnesota Cities 2013 Annual Conference on June 20. The award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that Brainerd is...
06/05/2013
Excerpt: For its efforts in the areas of “energy and resource conservation and innovation,” Woodbury has been recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City. Woodbury—now a “Step 3 City” under the three-tier program—will be recognized with an award at the League of Minnesota Cities’ 2013 annual...
06/04/2013
Excerpt: For its efforts in the areas of “energy and resource conservation and innovation,” Oakdale has been recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City. Oakdale—now a “Step 2 City” under the three-tier program—will be recognized with an award at the League of Minnesota Cities’ 2013 annual...
05/28/2013
A quick and inexpensive way for restaurants to save water and the energy needed to heat water is to install new pre-rinse spray valves in their dishwashing areas, according to the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs), a group affiliated with the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable...
05/23/2013
The Mounds View City Council is considering the possibility of becoming a GreenStep city to advance sustainability efforts. The Minnesota GreenStep Cities program is based on 28 best practices and helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality-of-life goals. Each best practice can be...
05/22/2013
About this episode: Joel Haskard and Fritz Ebinger with the Clean Energy Resource Teams are featured in an episode of KSMQ’s Farm Connections with Dan Hoffman highlighting energy efficiency innovations and opportunities in Minnesota. The episode begins on the Northfield, MN farm of John...
05/21/2013
The city of Mankato has taken another step in Minnesota’s sustainable cities program, earning the Step Two GreenStep City designation for its efforts to reduce energy use and implement other measures aimed at sustainability. In 2011, Mankato became the first city in south-central Minnesota to...
05/19/2013
The city of Mankato recently completed its second step in becoming a GreenStep City. The completion was recognized by the GreenStep Cities program, which is part of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. With the program, the MPCA is helping Minnesota cities work toward achieving sustainability....
05/16/2013
The city of Mankato has recently been recognized by the GreenStep Cities program as a Step Two GreenStep City. To achieve this, the city implemented best practices that help achieve sustainability goals and cost savings that reduce energy use by providing high quality water, being committed to...

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