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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

Dec 1 NE CERT: The Inside Scoop on D... in Duluth
3:00pm
Join Northeast Clean Energy Resource Team (NE CERT) Dec.1st at 3:00pm to get the inside scoop about clean energy activity in Duluth! Learn the latest about Minnesota GreenStep Cities, Duluth’s entry in a national...

Upcoming Events

in Duluth
3:00pm
Join Northeast Clean Energy Resource Team (NE CERT) Dec.1st at 3:00pm to get the inside scoop about clean energy activity in Duluth! Learn the latest about Minnesota GreenStep Cities, Duluth’s entry in a national...
in Pelican Rapids
10:30am to 1:30pm
Learn how to cut your farming costs with energy efficiency and renewable energy! Join fellow farmers, resource providers, and others for a “Toasty Turkeys” event. We’ll learn about using solar transpired air...
in Oronoco
11:30am to 1:30pm
Join fellow farmers for a “Lunch and Learn” on Energy Efficient Dairy Production! Win $50 by filling out this survey! Hear from other dairy farmers about energy efficiency for: Milk cooling Cow comfort...
in Little Falls
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Whether you’re already a Minnesota GreenStep City, or just considering— this workshop is for you! We’ll hear from participating cities Pine River and Royalton, as well as representatives from Sprout and...

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

Project Independence was a quest to put a 10kw solar photovoltaic system on Chisago Lakes Middle school. These 44 panels were to be fully funded by students and staff with no cost to the school. We began the process in 2008 when the world economy fell...
- Pat Collins
Chisago Lakes Middle School
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
CERTs is a great way to ensure that all regions of Minnesota are equally represented as this green movement charges forward. Too often innovation and resources are stoked in central cities alone, leaving our efforts out-state neither recognized nor rewarded....
- Molly Berg
Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota