Upcoming Events

January 26, 2021 | 12-1pm

Online

This webinar will highlight the progress of the Clean Rural Shared Electric Mobility (CRuSE) project in Hood River, Oregon. CRuSE seeks to bring all-electric carsharing to rural communities and make them more accessible for low-income residents. The webinar will also discuss other projects and carsharing platforms. 

HOSTED BY CERTs
January 27, 2021 | 12:15-1:15pm

Online

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

HOSTED BY CERTs
February 2, 2021 | 1–2:30pm

Online

Are you interested in installing solar on your home? Join your neighbors for a free online workshop about solar energy opportunities for your home! Learn the basics of solar energy, resources to determine if solar is right for your home, and find out about financial incentives for installing solar.

Feburary 2, 2021 | 6-7 PM

Online

The Morris Model partnership has many new updates, and is excited to announce an upcoming webinar to kick off the new year and introduce the member organizations and community at large to the guiding spirit and philosophy of the Morris Model initiative as well as the completed, on-going, and planned work of the Morris Model team.

Feburary 2, 2021 | 12-1:30 PM

Online

This SolSmart training will inform attendees about simplified solar permitting processes for residential systems and the applicable codes and standards. Attendees will learn about proper procedures for understanding and reviewing permit applications and supplemental documentation for compliance.

Feburary 2, 2021 | 10-11 AM

Online

In 2020, the Midwest saw significant disruptions in the energy efficiency industry, and the need for greater energy affordability was made clear. Join MEEA for a deeper look at how the Midwest fared over the last year and a celebration of bright spots across the region through a peek at the 2021 Midwest Energy Efficiency Spotlight.

February 2, 2021 | 6:30pm

Online

Solar co-ops are neighbors joining together to get the best price and service from a solar installer and to support each other through the process of going solar.

The Duluth and Arrowhead Solar Co-op is open to residents and businesses in the city of Duluth and surrounding St. Louis, Lake, Cook, Carlton and Pine Counties. It is organized by Solar United Neighbors and has upcoming informational webinars.

Feburary 3, 2021 | 12-1 PM

Online

This SolSmart training will inform attendees about inspection processes for residential systems and the applicable codes and standards. Attendees will learn what to look for when conducting system inspections.

HOSTED BY CERTs
February 3, 2021 | 6:30-8pm

Online

Are you interested in installing solar on your home? Join your neighbors for a free online workshop about solar energy opportunities for your home! Learn the basics of solar energy, resources to determine if solar is right for your home, and find out about financial incentives for installing solar.

February 9, 2021 | 6:30pm

Online

Solar co-ops are neighbors joining together to get the best price and service from a solar installer and to support each other through the process of going solar.

The Twin Cities Region Solar Co-op is for anyone in the metro region. The co-op will help members access incentives to go solar through the city of Minneapolis’s Green Cost Share program. Homeowners who are lower income and qualify for LIHEAP assistance have access to substantial incentives. Learn more by attending this webinar.

Febuary 16-19, 2021

Online

Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at its annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference to raise awareness and reinforce the importance of energy efficiency in the Midwest. MES is about celebrating accomplishments in energy efficiency, as well as laying out the efficiency program and policy landscape for the coming year. 

Feburary 17, 2021 | 7-8 PM

Online MN

Join the Shoreview Environmental Quality Commission for a session about electric vehicles (EVs) growth in Minnesota. This session will cover the basics and benefits of electric vehicle, the state of charging infrastructure and how to find it, myth busting and resources to purchase an EV.

April 13, 2021 | 12-1pm

Online

This webinar will include panelist Erin Galiger, Program Manager at Forth who will highlight Forth’s e-tractor project. Guest speakers will discuss strategies to electrify rural communities.

May 11, 2021 | 12-1pm

Online

This webinar will highlight current programs and efforts by cities and operators to bring equitable access to all communities.

May 22, 2021

Riley Lake, Eden Prairie MN 55344

The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Solar Boat Regatta will plan to be held on May 22nd, 2021. Closer to this date, should it prove unsafe for in-person gatherings, the Solar Boat Design Challenge will be held instead. Save the date and stay tuned. Schools, faith communities, scouts, neighborhood groups, and families are invited to build boats and join the fun.

May 25, 2021 | 12-2pm

Online

During this webinar, we’ll hear from the bus manufacturers on why they’re moving to all-electric transit buses. We will also hear from cities and transit agencies currently making the move to cleaner mass transit and how they are prioritizing equity as they electrify certain transit lines. 

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.

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