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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.

CERTs 2015 Conference

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Regional Highlights

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Featured Event

Feb 7 Longfellow Energy Fair in Minneapolis
9:00am
On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Environment & Transportation Committee of the Longfellow Community Council will host a day-long Energy Fair at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st Street (behind the Lake Street...

Upcoming Events

in Minneapolis
9:00am
On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Environment & Transportation Committee of the Longfellow Community Council will host a day-long Energy Fair at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st Street (behind the Lake Street...
in Saint Paul
7:00am to 9:30am
Please join us to learn how businesses are improving their bottom line with energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. This event will highlight local businesses that have implemented successful projects and provide...
9:00am
Join other city staff to learn about topics related to the best practices of the Minnesota GreenStep Cities Program. These technical workshops will be held the third Wednesday from 9:00am to 11:00am every month (October...
in Duluth
8:00am to 5:00pm
Learn about the latest in energy-efficient building and technologies, renewable energy, best practices, and responsible design. With over 40 sessions from some of the best educators in the business, you’re sure to find...

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Testimonials about CERTs

University of Minnesota Morris understands how important CERTs is in moving our economy to local green jobs.
- Lowell Rasmussen
University of Minnesota Morris
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)
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
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
I have been involved with CERTs since its inception and have watched it grow to a mature organization dedicated to coordinating grassroots ideas and efforts to wean this state and country from our fossil fuel addiction. There is no other group of...
- David Opsahl
Willmar Municipal Utilities