Upcoming Events

May 21, 2022

Lakes Music & Events Park, Pine River MN

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. 

May 21, 2022

Lake Riley, Eden Prairie MN

At the MRES' Solar Boat Regatta teams demonstrate knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to design and build boats powered by the sun. They compete in a number of races, culminating with a one-hour endurance race.

June 8, 2022 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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

June 14, 2022 | 6:30-9:30 pm

2670 Patton Rd, Roseville MN 55113

Join this event at the Como Zoo & Conservatory on June 14th to celebrate the longest day of the year and raise funds for the Footprint Project!

June 15-16, 2022

West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris MN

Learn a ton at the 2022 Midwest Farm Energy Conference! The conference will showcase ways to reduce carbon intensity of production agriculture, the use of green hydrogen and ammonia, agrivoltaics for grazing cattle, and robotic weed control.

June 16th, 2022 | 4-7 p.m.

7800 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55427

June 20-22, 2022

Minneapolis MN

The conference hosts 450+ industry executives from across the country to advance clean energy in the Midwest and beyond. The conference emphasizes high quality B2B networking and deal making, deep insights into the latest trends, exhibition, and interactive education.

June 21-24, 2022

Online and/or in person, Albuquerque NM

The 51st annual National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2022: Energy Transition with Economic Justice, is taking place June 21-24. This will be a hybrid conference: you can attend online and/or in-person. 

June 22-24, 2022

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth MN 55802

Come together in person with city officials from across the state to develop skills, discover new ideas, and recharge.

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. 

July 13, 2022 | 11 a.m.


This CARD research project focused on identifying improvements to energy efficiency program design to increase energy savings of underserved populations. The webinar will highlight key factors that impact the participation in energy efficiency programs for three communities.

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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