Northeast CERT empowers communities and their members to adopt energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies and practices. Join us!
- Work with communities on delivered fuels to broaden their energy options through technologies like solar thermal air heat and biomass
- Collaborate with business and community leaders to increase renewable energy and energy efficiency and spur economic vitality in the area
- Work with media to cover local success stories and energy efficiency opportunities
- We work primarily to further energy efficiency, wind, solar, and education related projects across the region.
- In 2005, the team adopted an ambitious goal to complete demonstration projects at every school or community in the region. Since that time, many have been matched up with the technical resources they needed to implement their clean energy ideas!
- We are also looking to more efficiently utilize our natural supply of biomass materials for heating buildings.
Upcoming Northeast Events
Recent Blog Posts
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:11pm
Drive Electric Minnesota – an organization that promulgates electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in charging infrastructure statewide – presents the Zero Emission Charging Challenge (ZECC). ZECC hopes to power all public charging stations with Windsource, Xcel Energy’s renewable energy...
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:06pm
Looking for a great green job in the clean energy sector? Below are four positions here in Minnesota that might be the perfect fit for you. Good luck with your applications! Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (M-RETS) Executive Director This powerful position heads M-RETS. The...
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:20pm
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) has recently partnered with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) to offer online courses in its BuildingEnergy Masters Series. This partnership expands the MREA’s scope of training from renewable energy technologies to now include...
Northeast Case Studies
Being an energy efficiency authority requires practicing what you preach—and that is exactly what Cook County is doing. In 2012, Cook County Higher...
Director and Instructor of the Center for Renewable Energy Education & Demonstration, Roger Aiken recently took some time to sit down with CERTs...
Randy Washburn has a knack for how things operate. Although he has only been Supervisor of Itasca County’s Facilities Management Office for five...
- David Abazs, renewable energy expert
- Jim DeVries, Laurentian Environmental Learning Center, YES!
- Tim Gallagher, Minnesota Power
- Mindy Granley, University of Minnesota Duluth
- Alison Hoxie, University of Minnesota Duluth
- Wayne Johnson, Northeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
- Mike Mageau, UMD Center for Sustainable Community Development
- Tim Olhoff, Renewable Energy Expert
- Ashley Phoenix, Natural Harvest Food Co-op
- Jim Plummer, Iron Range Resources
- Chris Reed, Renewable Energy Expert
- Robert Ward, Financial Services Advisor
- Okey Ukaga, U of M Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships