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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

Oct 4 2014 Greater Minnesota Renewab... in
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Greater Minnesota Renewable Energy Tour hosted by Minnesota Renewable Energy Society will be held Saturday, October 4th from 10 am to 4 pm. Click here to see the exact locations and types of technologies >>

Upcoming Events

in Brainerd
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Power Hour will include discussion of: components of a solar photovoltaics (PV) system solar market trends the step-by-step process of evaluating the feasibility of PV for your home economic benefits a list...
in Cloquet
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Interest for alternative bioenergy systems and concern over changes in climate, which will affect our environment, is growing. Several research programs/projects are underway in Minnesota to document practical bioenergy...
in Brooklyn Center
9:00am to 11:30am
How Community Actions and Resources Will Shape our Energy Future: This free Community Energy Forum will feature discussions on how we harness the future of community energy resources. Energy programs are still largely...
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Greater Minnesota Renewable Energy Tour hosted by Minnesota Renewable Energy Society will be held Saturday, October 4th from 10 am to 4 pm. Click here to see the exact locations and types of technologies >>

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

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)
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