Upcoming Events

HOSTED BY CERTs
September 27, 2021 | 1:00-3:00pm

Online

During these office hours we will answer any questions you have about the CERTs seed grant RFP, Northwest CERT priorities, project ideas, as well as any specific questions you have regarding your CERTs seed grant application. 

HOSTED BY CERTs
September 29, 2021 | 3-6pm

Roseau Electric Cooperative, 1107 3rd St NE, Roseau MN 56751

Join an electric vehicle (EV) experience! Learn more about EVs and get behind the wheel during a Ride and Drive event at Roseau Electric Cooperative. 

September 30, 2021 | 5-7pm

Canal Park Lodge, 250 Canal Park Drive, Duluth MN 55802

Still kicking the tires about electric vehicles? Or maybe you already own one. Come to the North Country EV Show & Tell Event in Duluth! The event will feature a discussion panel of EV owners and charging experts, followed by a display where you can check out a variety of electric vehicles and speak with owner about their experience.
Register to attend for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card!

HOSTED BY CERTs
September 30, 2021 | 11:00am-1:00pm

Online

During these office hours we will answer any questions you have about the CERTs seed grant RFP, Southeast CERT priorities, project ideas, as well as any specific questions you have regarding your CERTs seed grant application. 

October 2, 2021 | 1-5pm

Frost River Parking Lot, 1910 W Superior Street, Duluth MN 55806

Showcase your electric vehicle in the Duluth's Electric Car Show & Tailgate Party, as part of Drive Electric Week, a nationally recognized annual event. 

If you would like to display your EV, register by Sept. 17th.

October 2-3, 2021

Online and in person

The MRES Sustainability Tour, hosted by Minnesota Renewable Energy Society, showcases homes and businesses that feature solar installations, energy storage solutions, water-saving landscapes and much more. Take the tour—online and/or in-person—and hear solar-adopters share their planning and installation experiences first-hand. Chat with energy-efficiency experts and enthusiasts about the cost-savings of sustainable practices and choices to fit your needs.

October 6, 2021 | 3-6pm

1908 14th St NE, Austin MN 55912

There is something for everyone at the Electric Vehicle Expo and Touch-A-Truck event in Austin, MN. Austin Utilities will be showing its 2021 Nissan Leaf and sharing information about electric vehicles.

October 9, 2021 | 11am-3pm

Oak Grove Presbyterian, 2200 W. Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN 55044

During this 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo, over 20 EVs will be on display, and their owners will share their driving experiences. The American Lung Association will host dealer test drives of some of the latest EV models. 

October 10, 2021 | 11am-5pm

Lyndale Avenue South from 22nd St W to 54th St W, Minneapolis MN

Open Streets Lyndale is a free event bringing together artists, community groups and local businesses to temporarily close Lyndale Avenue South to car traffic, opening it up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing.

More than a street festival, Open Streets Lyndale brings together local businesses, families, and neighbors to bike, walk, socialize, play, enjoy art and live performances, shop in their communities in a car-free environment, and maybe even learn about clean energy!

October 18-19, 2021

Online and, Minneapolis MN

MnSEIA is excited to announce the 8th annual Gateway to Solar Conference, taking place October 18-19, 2021 in Downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency with a hybrid option.

The Gateway Conference is a two-day working event that brings together solar practitioners from across the country for in-depth education, fun off-site events, and quality networking opportunities in a relaxed forum.

October 19, 2021 | 11am-12pm

Online

Join this CARD webinar to discover how cost-effective high performance envelopes might be achieved in Minnesota and hear recommendations on how it could fit into CIP portfolios in the future. Josh Quinnell from the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) will discuss results from an assessment of opportunities for state-of-the-art, high-performance envelope retrofits on existing single-family homes. 

October 24, 2021 | 11am-5pm

Minnehaha Avenue, from E Lake St to E 46th St, Minneapolis MN

Open Streets Minnehaha is a free event bringing together artists, community groups and local businesses to temporarily close Minnehaha to car traffic, opening it up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing.

More than a street festival, Open Streets Minnehaha brings together local businesses, families, and neighbors to bike, walk, socialize, play, enjoy art and live performances, shop in their communities in a car-free environment, and even learn about clean energy!

HOSTED BY CERTs
November 12, 2021 | 9:00-10:15am

your choice of location: via zoom or in-person at, South Central Service Cooperative, 2075 Lookout Drive, North Mankato MN

Businesses, nonprofit orgs, and contractors in Xcel territory are invited to learn about clean energy project financing tools in southeastern Minnesota.

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