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We are excited to announce that 2023 is the Clean Energy Resource Teams’ 20th Anniversary! We hope you will join us as we make plans to celebrate our CERTsiversary all year long!


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“Energy Burden” is the percentage of household income spent on home energy bills. The nation’s average energy burden is roughly 3.5%, but some Minnesotans spend 20-30% of their income on energy.

Minnesota could reduce the energy burden of all of our households to under 5% of their household income by 2025. We're going to need everyone to pitch in to make this possible. Join us!

Solar Schools

Over 60 school districts in Minnesota already benefit from solar energy. Wouldn’t it be amazing if solar powered the education of Minnesota’s 845,000+ students?

Due to a dramatic drop in the cost of solar panels, as well as new financing options and grants, there has never been a better time to take advantage of clean energy opportunities. 

Seed Grants

Meet the 74 projects awarded CERTs Seed Grants in 2022 for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across Minnesota!

We’ve awarded over $1.6M to 467 projects since 2006. Get inspired by the ideas!



Clean energy employs over 61,000 people in Minnesota.

Could you join them? Take a moment to learn about careers and training opportunities available across the state.

Job Board

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are among the fastest growing parts of Minnesota's economy. You can use our MN Clean Energy Job Board to:

  1. Take the next step in your career
  2. Post current job openings

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