Upcoming Events

November 12, 2019 | 12:30pm-4:30pm

Hamline University, Klas Center, Kay Fredricks Room, 1537 W. Taylor Avenue, St. Paul MN 55104

Massive investments in urban development are being made in Minnesota and the Twin Cities region, which presents a unique opportunity to strengthen our communities and make them more resilient. Join Environmental Initiative to discuss barriers and opportunities to changing our approach to urban development so it is both equitable and regenerative.

November 12-16, 2019 | generally 9-5pm

McNamara Alumni Center (Minnesota Room), 200 Oak Street, Minneapolis MN 55455

Get advanced building science training and become a PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT).

November 14, 2019 | 2:30pm-6:00pm

Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul MN 55102

Trane and the Science Museum of Minnesota have partnered to create an inspiring event set to showcase the value of diversity and inclusion in the building/construction arena. Get ready to engage with industry leaders and learn how women are increasingly making the business of building better. 

November 19 | 3:30pm-6:30pm

Topgolf, 6420 North Camden Avenue, Brooklyn Center MN 55430

Commercial businesses are invited to Topgolf in Brooklyn Center for some golfing, tasty food & drinks, and expert-led discussions on 2020 solar trends and the impact they will have on the commercial real estate and commercial roofing industries.

November 19, 2019 | 9:30am-2:00pm

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S., Minneapolis MN 55455

We need all hands on deck when it comes to dealing with the climate crisis. That is why we are gathering the sharpest minds who care about this issue and want to see leadership and meaningful action at the local level. 

The good news is that there is a lot that can be done at the local and state level when it comes to advancing climate and environmental policy. Learn from our experts on different topics around ground-level campaigns – using the market to further a just transition, the importance of smart climate communications, and the politics of market-based climate solutions.

November 21 | 6:00pm-7:30pm

Mayo Auditorium, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis MN 55455

Energy is the lifeblood of modern societies. A successful global future energy system will provide energy security, economic security, and health and environmental security. Addressing the challenge of climate change offers an opportunity to make progress on those broad goals with energy technologies that are clean, deployable at large scale, and fully cost-competitive.

November 25, 2019 1pm

Center for Regional Development, 2401 Broadway Avenue, Slayton MN 56172

The Rural Minnesota Energy Board is a Joint Powers of 18 counties in southern Minnesota. 

December 2-22, 2019

This four-hour, online course is designed to provide current and aspiring technicians an understanding of the periodic maintenance required to ensure optimal energy production over the lifetime of a solar electric (PV) system. Participants will review the components in a PV system, learn what’s expected in a six- and twelve-month checkup, and explore tools that can be used to find existing and potential problem areas through a combination of recorded presentations, resources, quizzes, and live webinars.

January 11-March 14, 2020

Designed to fit your busy schedule, MREA’s Solar Training Academy is a series of weekend classes providing students with industry-leading solar technical training. Topics include photovoltaic (PV) fundamentals, PV site assessment practices, and design principles and considerations.

February 25-26, 2020

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), Duluth MN

Learn about the latest in energy-efficient building and technologies, renewable energy, best practices, and responsible design. With over 40 sessions from some of the best educators in the business, you’re sure to find something that's right for you.

February 25, 2020

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago IL

This dynamic one-day event hosted by ACEEE will explore how energy efficiency and clean energy are increasing rural prosperity.

February 26-28, 2020

Chicago IL

Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at our annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference to raise awareness and reinforce the importance of energy efficiency in the Midwest.