Upcoming Events

January 18, 2022 | 12-1 p.m.

Online

Feeling cold? Feeling the pinch of home energy bills? Wondering what to do about that?

Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) will kick off this 4-month webinar series hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension Family Development. Learn more about how your home uses energy, how to save energy, and access resources to share with your neighbors. 

January 22, 2022 | 10 a.m.

Pine River MN

Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! For 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person options happening over a range of dates.

This year's keynote speaker, Diane Wilson, will speak on "Growing Justice and Equity in Our Food Landscape."

January 22, 2022

Pine River MN

Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! For 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person options happening over a range of dates.

Virtual workshops and the virtual keynote kick off online Saturday, January 22.

January 24 - February 25, 2022

Pine River-Backus School, Pine River MN

Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! For 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person options happening over a range of dates.

Between January 24 and February 25, in-person workshops will be offered at the Pine River-Backus School.

January 26, 2022 | 4-6 p.m.

via phone

Would you like to learn how to save energy and money on your gas and electric bills? Have you ever been confused by your bill? This is a special time reserved for energy bill consultations by phone. Call in to have your energy bills reviewed and get suggestions of ways to reduce energy usage and save money.

January 28, 2022 | 10 a.m.

Online

This free webinar sponsored by Drive Electric Minnesota, Plug In America and Xcel Energy will discuss policies to reach the state's vision of 20% light-duty electric vehicles by 2030. Speakers include Representative Jamie Long (MN House of Representatives), Brendan Jordan (Drive Electric MN), Amber Backhouse (MN Dealers Association), Deb Erwin (Xcel Energy), Jeremy Martin (Union of Concerned Scientists), Rick Tempchin (Alliance for Transportation Electrification), and two other invited speakers. 

February 22-23, 2022

Duluth MN

Check out the 2022 agenda of the Energy Design Conference! Registration is now open!

April 2 & 3, 2022 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall E, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55404

E-bikes are a sustainable, healthy and fun way of transportation.
The E-bike Challenge will showcase all kinds of different models. You can talk to specialists to find out which e-bike fits your needs, demo the e-bike selection, and buy them directly at the bike shops who are available at the event.

April 23, 2022

Four locations along Hwy 169, Mt. Iron MN

The Iron Range Earth Fest includes exhibitors, vendors, music, food, presentations, demonstrations, and contests.

HOSTED BY CERTs
May 19, 2022 | 4:30-7 p.m.

Como Park (exact location TBD), Saint Paul MN

Save the date for the Metro CERT Annual Event! More details to follow closer to the date.

May 21, 2022

Lakes Music & Events Park, Pine River MN

Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! For 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person options happening over a range of dates.

Outdoor Spring Fair will take place Saturday, May 21 at the Lakes Music & Events Park in Pine River. This outdoor venue features a covered vendor area with up to 30 booths providing educational materials, services, and locally made/grown goods of a sustainable nature. 

June 24-26, 2022

Custer WI

The Fair is back! The MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association) invites you to join in this celebration and exploration of renewable energy, and sustainable living. Each year, The Fair brings 11,500+ attendees together to learn about clean energy, connect with others, and take action toward a just energy transition. 

October 17-18, 2022

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis MN

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.

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