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Back to back clean energy events at Lakeland PBS on Thursday October 11th featured a tour of solar, geothermal, and energy efficiency projects, a screening of a new MN clean energy documentary, and local speakers.
Chisago County Solar Celebration on October 4, 2018
Dan Thiede
Fri, 10/05/2018 - 4:26pm
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. Solar in...
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...

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in St. Cloud
9:30am to 2:30pm
Local governments and businesses are invited to a “roll up your sleeves” workshop to take action in planning out charging infrastructure and electrifying fleets in your community. Meeting Objectives: Plan for...
in Fairmont
10:00am to 12:30pm
Swine producers, agribusinesses, and other interested folks in southern Minnesota are welcome to attend a Swine Energy Management Seminar, with an optional tour afterward of Hen-Way Manufacturing’s 175 kW solar array....
in Minneapolis
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Community Power and EcoFaith Network will be hosting a public forum with City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins of Ward 8 in Minneapolis. We will share ideas about equity, affordability, the future of our energy systems...
11:00am to 12:00pm
Cohosted with Mortenson, topics will cover market considerations for electric bus charging such as: Part 1 Recap Charging Levels System Options Smart Charging Infrastructure Development Timelines Please...
in Minneapolis
8:30am
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will have an informational table at the 77th Annual Convention of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Stop by our table to: Ask questions about your household utilities bills Receive tips to...

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Switch to Efficient Light Bulbs

 
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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 >>

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