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If you’re wondering what CERTs is up to in your area, click on your region below to learn
more. Our event calendar is packed with events happening all over the state—including
your neck of the woods. We would also like to connect you with local groups working on
clean energy. Stay in the loop via email, Facebook, Twitter, and however else you connect.

Regional Highlights

Place your cursor on a region on the map to learn more about what each region is working on, and click to visit the region's page.

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Featured Event

Sep 18 Webinar: B3 Benchmarking - Tra... in
11:00am to 12:00pm
You have your data in B3 Benchmarking, and now you’re asking yourself, “How do I communicate this information?” In this session, we will: discuss who should hear about building performance, walk...

Upcoming Events

in Grand Marais
5:00pm to 7:00pm
CCLEP and CCHE are celebrating the energy and facility remodel done at the North Shore Campus building this year and successful completion of CCLEP’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program (REEP), a two-year pilot project....
in Lakeville
10:00am to 2:00pm
This is an open-house format. Come when it is convenient for you! Dakota Electric Association, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative and Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric are inviting all commercial and industrial members...
11:00am to 12:00pm
You have your data in B3 Benchmarking, and now you’re asking yourself, “How do I communicate this information?” In this session, we will: discuss who should hear about building performance, walk...
in Duluth
7:00pm to 8:00pm
This FREE, 1-hour program, called a Power Hour, educates participants on the benefits of solar energy and demonstrates that solar power has never been cheaper or easier to install. The Power Hour will include discussion...

Find Community Groups


Use our map of local community organizations to connect with a group in your part of the state! Explore map.

Clean Energy Scrapbook

With the help of folks at CERTs, the City of Royalton started at the very beginning of its renewable energy journey by doing an energy audit. The energy audit showed the council and residents that making renewable energy changes can impact the environment and...
- Andrea Lauer
City of Royalton
There's no better group tying together the grassroots and policy wonks on energy work in Minnesota, across political and geographic boundaries.
- John Farrell
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
CERTs has been a very important partner to our organization as we have evolved into THE voice for sustainability on the Iron Range. Whether it is by helping to judge our Green Inventors Contest for area youth, by participating in the wildly successful Iron...
- Don Graves
Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability (IRPS)
University of Minnesota Morris understands how important CERTs is in moving our economy to local green jobs.
- Lowell Rasmussen
University of Minnesota Morris