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Minnesota utilities should be able to continue to meet or exceed their annual energy-savings goals over the next decade, according to the Minnesota Energy Efficiency Potential Study: 2020-2029 prepared for the Minnesota Department of Commerce and released on Dec. 4.
Energy Efficiency Holiday Gift Ideas
Dept. of Commerce
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:51am
This holiday season is an opportunity to pick out special gifts that your family will appreciate and that have the added bonus of delivering energy savings and a smaller carbon footprint. When you select...
Minnesota's electric mix getting cleaner and cleaner
Dept. of Commerce
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:07am
Minnesota’s clean energy progress is continuing at a strong pace! Overall, renewable energy generated 24.9% of the state’s electricity in 2017 compared to 8.4% in 2007, an increase of about 300% in the past...
Colby Abazs, new Northeast CERT Coordinator
Joel Haskard
Wed, 12/12/2018 - 2:07pm
The Clean Energy Resource Teams are pleased to introduce Colby Abazs, who will now be taking the lead as the coordinator of our Northeast Region! Staffing Transition: Colby got started as part of a team working...
The GE 2.0-116 rotor being lifted in place.
Joel Haskard
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 2:31pm
Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy, and Bank of America are partnering for what they call the first commercial, integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the United States, according to articles in...

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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...
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This self-paced, online course uses presentations, assignments, quizzes, and webinars to demonstrate how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business, using the MREA PV Site Assessment Report Template....
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This six-hour, online course has been created for those ready to take the NABCEP PV Associate Exam, or any entry-level exam in photovoltaics. We’ll discuss test-taking strategies, review the logistics of NABCEP exams,...
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Please join us to learn about the results and recommendations of the recently completed Minnesota Energy Efficiency Potential Study (2020-2029). The webinar will include an overview of the in-depth data collection and...
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Would you like to learn how to save energy and money on your gas and electric bills? Would you like to learn more about how to be more energy efficient or learn about renewable options in your area? Have you ever been...

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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 >>

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