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Recent Blog Posts
Report documents first-ever collaborative procurement of solar garden subscriptions by local governments
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 2:27pm
Community solar programs are gaining increasing interest from electric utility customers across the nation. Unlike individual solar PV systems, community shared solar systems, also known as Solar Gardens, create an...
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:49pm
There is A LOT happening in the world of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) here in Minnesota. We asked Jukka Kukkonen with PlugInConnect, LLC, to tell us a bit more. The Overview “This is a year of...
Keith Butcher - SMMPA
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:30pm
No, it isn’t Christmas time again, but you might think that with all the new LED lighting that illuminates the recently remodeled Holiday Gas Station in Grand Marais! To promote energy efficiency strategies, the...
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:15pm
A recent Finance & Commerce article highlighted the installation of a new geothermal system at Cargill Philanthropies in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The article served as a great reminder that geothermal is an...
Wed, 03/15/2017 - 3:47pm
The CERTs statewide staff are housed at the University of Minnesota on the St. Paul campus. There is a lot of interesting research happening around here, and when we recently read that researchers were working with...