About Us

Technology in the clean energy sector is transforming the economy and our energy future. Businesses and communities across Minnesota are capitalizing on these advancements to create economic prosperity and jobs and to make the production, delivery, and use of our energy cleaner and more efficient.

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) supports clean energy innovation by connecting businesses and stakeholders to collaborate, educate, and drive clean energy markets through public education. CEEM educates others on the important contributions made to our economy from clean energy businesses.    

The primary goals of CEEM include:

  • Serve the public as a leading voice. Committed to providing education and inclusive public policy leadership to ensure that developing clean energy policies accelerate innovation and lock in progress.
  • Catalyze action. Convening industry leaders and strengthening networks to build capacity, educate, train, and advance marketplace innovation and projects.
  • Conduct and collect authoritative research. Developing information regarding industry trends and maintaining a robust database of Minnesota’s clean energy companies.
  • Communicate. Delivering consistent and accurate information to the public on the impact of the clean energy industry.


Board of Directors

Nina Axelson
Ever-Green Energy

Bradley Heitland

Randy Moberg
Werner Electric

Martin Morud
TruNorth Solar

Dan O’Neill
Northland Securities (Retired)

Steve Polski

Steven Webster
Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, University of St. Thomas



Gregg Mast
Executive Director

Logan O'Grady
Director, Policy and Public Affairs

Lily Osborne
Manager, Business Development and Programs

Amelia Cerling Hennes
Manager, Marketing and Communications


Lead Members