Upcoming Events

April 24, 2019 | 8:00-9:30am

Willmar MN

Businesses and property owners should attend to learn how to save on energy bills and next steps to make projects happen.

willmar event
May 1, 2019 | 9-11am

Online & In Person, Red Wing MN

During this GreenStep workshop, learn how the City of Red Wing and the school district are taking energy efficiency to the next level.

Red Wing's solar car port
May 1-2, 2019

Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, 35 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis MN 55402

Don't miss the Midwest's flagship solar business & networking event!

Midwest Solar Expo
May 1, 2019 | 6:30-9:00pm

WAO High School Auditorium, 224 E Bridge Ave, Warren MN 56762

You and your neighbors are invited to the Warren Film Festival, featuring the new "Power of Minnesota" documentary which tells the story of how clean energy is making local economies throughout our region even stronger.

During this free event, you'll enjoy refreshments, join a community conversation, celebrate Warren's clean energy developments, and learn how you can take action on your own projects!  Plus conversation with Special Guest Guido Wallraven from Germany!

City of Warren presents The Power of Minnesota film
May 15, 2019 | 1:00-5:15pm

Courtyard by Marriott, 1080 28th Avenue South, Moorhead MN 56560

Electric utilities, government entities, businesses, colleges, and fleet managers are invited to attend this free workshop. 


electric vehicle (EV)
May 18, 2019

Riley Lake, Eden Prairie MN

At the MRES' Solar Boat Regatta teams demonstrate knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to design and build boats powered by the sun. They compete in a number of races, culminating with a one-hour endurance race.

Solar Boat Regatta participants
May 22, 2019 | 5-9pm

Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St., Minneapolis MN 55401

Join an inspiring night of networking and celebration with nearly 500 of Minnesota’s environmental leaders. This annual celebration honors seven innovative people and projects that are working collaboratively to build holistic solutions to environmental issues.  

Environmental Initiative Awards celebration
June 21-23, 2019

7558 Deer Road, Custer WI 54423

The Energy Fair is the nation’s longest-running event of its kind and brings over 10,000 attendees together to learn about sustainability and clean energy, connect with others, and take action toward a sustainable future. 

Energy Fair
August 5-9, 2019

The Crowne Plaza AiRE, Minneapolis MN

This year the national ASES Solar conference will be hosted in Minneapolis by Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES).

For more than four and half decades, ASES has organized and delivered the National Solar Conference. What began as an idea to bring the industry’s brightest together to drive progress and re-imagine the energy economy of the future, continues today as a unique blending of science, business, policy and industry. 

Minneapolis Downtown and the Stone Arch Bridge at Sunset
February 10-11, 2020

St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave S, St. Cloud MN 56301

Save the date for the CERTs 2020 Conference!