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On Thursday, October 4, Chisago County took center stage at the Chisago Lakes High School Performing Arts Center in Lindstrom to celebrate the county’s role as the Solar Energy Capital of Minnesota.
The Power of Minnesota evening in Canby
Lissa Pawlisch
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 4:56pm
On September 18th, over 100 people gathered at the Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Canby for the first official screening of The Power of Minnesota documentary. Pioneer Public Television also...
Hill Vue Farm in Rushford upgrades solar to cover energy needs
Kirsten Zoellner
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 1:02pm
This article was republished from the original by Kirsten Zoellner with the Fillmore County Journal. With the costs related to farming on the rise, Rushford resident and farmer Jon Peterson is always on the...
PACE counties and stories
Peter Lindstrom
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:45pm
From the Greenway Office Building in Minneapolis to Timm’s Trucking in Morristown and from AirCorps Aviation in Bemidji to the First National Bank in Saint Paul, businesses are benefitting from solar and...
Testing at a wastewater treatment facility
Joel Haskard
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:06pm
Effective wastewater treatment systems are critical infrastructure to manage waste effluent within hundreds of communities in Minnesota. The Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) is partnering with MPCA, MnTAP...

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This self-paced online course uses a combination of recorded presentations, topic resources, webinars, assignments, and quizzes to teach the basics of wind electric systems. Participants will learn how to define wind energy...
10:00am
This self-paced, online course uses a combination of presentations, assignments, quizzes, and webinars to teach the basics of solar electricity. Participants will learn how photovoltaic (PV) systems work, compare and...
in Barnesville
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Barnesville Municipal Power is pleased to announce the completion of their Community Solar Garden. You are invited to attend the Official Dedication and Open House: Monday, October 15, 2018...
in Austin
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Join CERTs and Austin Utilities in Austin, MN to learn how to gain control of your energy costs and improve your bottom line! Austin Utilities verified business customers are free to attend and others for $5 at the door...
in Bloomington
1:00pm
Hello Normandale students, staff, and neighbors! October is Energy Awareness Month so this is a great time of year to think and learn about your household energy use. An opportunity is coming your way to learn how to lower...

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Switch to Efficient Light Bulbs

 
Start finding the right lights
Use this updated guide to find the right lights and learn more about lighting options. Start finding the right lights >>

Saving Watts & Drops Fundraisers

 
Dairy Energy Efficiency Program
Groups can conduct fundraisers with energy and water saving products in collaboration with their utilities. Learn more >>

Minnesotans building a clean energy future

         

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Minnesota Department of Commerce University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension Great Plains Institute Southwest Regional Development Commission