Upcoming Events

August 17, 2022 | 12-1 p.m.


Today the level of interest to use clean, renewable energy is sky high. This presentation will cover best practices for putting solar on your home or business, including financing options, tax credits, site selection, installer selection, and more. 

August 18, 2022 | 1-2 p.m.


This webinar will explore a CARD-funded research project that uses the lens and framework of Minnesota’s Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) to understand energy issues related to food sovereignty and resilience in Indigenous communities in Minnesota. 

August 20, 2022 | 1-4 p.m.

LilyPad Community Garden, 625 Dale Street, St. Paul MN 55103

Frogtown Green’s Climate Carnival will help Frogtown residents and visitors learn ways to cope with and combat the impacts of climate change — in a lively, fun-filled event.

August 24, 2022 | 4:30-7 p.m.

Malcolm Yards, 501 30th Ave SE, Minneapolis MN 55414

Celebrate summer and all-things electric with Fresh Energy!

Space is limited and registration is required.

Aug. 25 - Sept. 5, 2022

Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Falcon Heights MN

Get inspired to lead a more sustainable life with easy, everyday reduce-reuse-recycle how-tos and engaging, interactive exhibits on renewable energy, green technology, organic agriculture, transportation alternatives, healthy cooking, and clean air and water. Stop by and say hi to CERTs staff!

September 8, 2022 | 4-7:30 p.m.

Bayfront Festival Park, 700 W Railroad Street, Duluth MN 55802

Still kicking the tires about electric vehicles? Or maybe you already own one. Save the date and bring your family and lawn chairs to the North Country EV Show & Tell Event at the Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth!

September 10, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bayfront Festival Park, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth MN 55802

For 28 years, the Lake Superior Chapter of SFA has put on this fun event, connecting producers and consumers. Swing by CERTs Exhibit table to chat with NE CERT Colby Abazs! 

September 14, 2022 | 5:30 p.m.

Hopkins West Junior High, Hopkins MN

EV and electric lawn equipment display begins at 5:30pm in the parking lot with presentations by J. Drake Hamilton from Fresh Energy and Jukka Kukkonen from Shift2Electric.

September 17, 2022 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, 2200 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN 55431

Learn how you can reduce your carbon emissions, save money, stop feeding the oil-gas monster and clean up air pollution.

September 20, 2022 | 1-2 p.m.


This is the second of three upcoming webinars that will explore key opportunities for cities to act on climate change through energy efficiency investments—including by capitalizing on new federal funding.

Sept. 23 - Oct. 2, 2022

National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 23-Oct 2, 2022, is a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

September 29, 2022 | 12-1 p.m.


This is the third of three webinars that explore key opportunities for cities to act on climate change through energy efficiency investments—including by capitalizing on new federal funding.

October 6th, 2022 | 5-7 p.m.

Lenox Community Center (Rm 115 Craft Room and Parking Lot), 6715 Minnetonka Blvd, St. Louis Park MN 55426

During this educational Electric Vehicle (EV) event, Rebecca Heisel, Communities Program Associate at the Great Plains Institute, will give an introductory presentation on EVs. There will also be opportunities to hear from local EV owners about their experiences, check out a variety of EV models, and learn all about EV charging basics and the rebates available.

October 17-18, 2022

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis MN

The Gateway to Solar Conference is the Midwest's biggest and best solar and storage conference. Each year solar installers and developers, manufacturers, distributors, financiers, engineers, utilities, job trainers, trade unions, non-profits, government agencies, and more gather for quality networking, education, and fun off-site events.


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