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Communities across Minnesota are recognizing the importance of adopting community-wide energy conservation and renewable energy programs. These programs can help manage energy costs, as well as reduce the production of emissions. A program designed by your community, specifically for your community’s needs, will receive wide support and provide benefits across all sectors, strengthening your local economy and creating jobs. You are the people you’ve been waiting for, so get started!
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Funding & Financing Opportunities
There are various opportunities for funding and financing any clean energy project. CERTs offers a list of funding opportunities currently available in the fields of energy and the environment. Start exploring now! Learn more
Looking for technology resources?
If you’re looking to learn more about a specific technology, like energy efficiency, solar, or wind, we have what you’re looking for. Our technology resources include everything from basic introductions and frequently asked questions to CERTs case studies to recent reports and organizations that can help you go deeper. Learn more
CERTs Supported Projects
CERTs awards mini-grants to community groups for energy efficiency and clean energy projects across Minnesota. We awarded grants in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010. The average amount is $5,000. We have descriptions and maps of all of the projects that we’ve funded. Check them out to see what folks are doing! See projects