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USDA
Dan Thiede
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:00am
USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer today announced that USDA is seeking applications from rural small businesses and...
Xcel Energy's Nobles Wind Farm in southwestern Minnesota is supplying electricity to the regional transmission grid.
Joel Haskard
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:59pm
CERTs Co-Director Joel Haskard spoke with Xcel Energy’s Senior Product Portfolio Manager Steve Mudd to get an update on Xcel Energy’s Windsource...
University of Minnesota Morris is a Climate Leadership Awards Finalist 2014
Stacey Pederson
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:14pm
Let’s show some statewide support for the University of Minnesota Morris campus’ accomplishments in renewable energy and climate...

Commercial-Scale Community Wind Case Studies

In September 2000, the Worthington Public Utilities assembled a task force of citizens to investigate the merit of wind power in Worthington....
The West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris, Minnesota, is an excellent model of a community-scale project incorporating research and...
Northeastern Minnesota is not a region of our state usually touted for its wind resources, but a dedicated group of researchers are beginning to...
Commercial-Scale Community Wind

Funding & Financing Opportunities

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

Planning your own projects?

Check out project planning resources
The success of any clean energy project depends on how you plan and utilize community, organizational, and financial resources. This is a place for you and your community members to learn from what others have done and strategize about how to accomplish your own clean energy project goals. Learn more.

CERTs Supported Projects

See CERTs-supported projects
CERTs awards Seed Grants to community groups for energy efficiency and clean energy projects and we’re currently accepting applications! See projects or learn more about grants.

Find Companies

Find companies with the Clean Energy Project Builder
The Clean Energy Project Builder is an online directory that will help you find companies to help you plan, implement, and manage your clean energy projects. It’s also a great place to just learn more about companies serving the solar and wind energy industries in Minnesota. You can even save a portfolio of folks to follow up with! Check it out