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From how Minnesota is addressing solar panel recycling, to guest blogs about recent technological innovations or interesting partnerships with tribal communities, we bring you the latest on all things energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota.

Exploring clean energy advocacy: My experiences as a policy intern at CEEM

May 17, 2024

Interning at Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) has been a defining chapter in my journey toward sustainability advocacy. As someone who is deeply passionate about fostering a greener future, this opportunity has not only allowed me to immerse myself in the world of renewable energy but has also equipped me with the tools and experiences to actively contribute to the ongoing dialogue in sustainability.

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Advancing Minnesota’s electric vehicle revolution: Bridging the gap in heavy-duty transportation

May 15, 2024

In the race toward a carbon-free future, Minnesota continues to advance clean energy goals, including electrifying its transportation sector. With groundbreaking initiatives, the state is witnessing a surge in adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). However, while strides have been made in electric cars and buses, electrifying heavy-duty transportation presents a unique challenge.

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2024 Minnesota Energy Factsheet

May 8, 2024

The 2024 Minnesota Energy Factsheet highlights steady growth and commitment to transitioning to a clean energy economy. Beyond the historic year in clean energy policy, the business community utilized favorable market conditions and government incentive programs to implement projects. The state continues decarbonizing power sector emissions, ramping up hydrogen production and retiring coal facilities.

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2024 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook shows how clean energy transition is thriving

April 23, 2024

Developed annually by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and BloombergNEF, the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook tracks energy market and policy trends in the United States, examining how clean energy sectors performed in 2023 and over the past decade.

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How to make the most of Clean Energy Business Day 2024

April 3, 2024

Whether this will be your first time at Clean Energy Business Day or your seventh, you can utilize the following tips to get the most out of the day.

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C-PACE 101: Understanding the clean energy financing tool making big moves in Minnesota

March 26, 2024

As we continue to promote and advocate for innovation and resiliency in clean energy, one of CEEM’s key goals for 2024 is to promote the efficient implementation of funding and laws supporting renewable energy development. Providing cost-effective opportunities, like the C-PACE financing program, for businesses and communities to engage with the sector plays a crucial role in promoting sustainability.

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Unlocking the Power of the Inflation Reduction Act with Jeremy Kalin

March 20, 2024

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will be turning two this summer, but questions remain around how best to take advantage of this monumental piece of legislation. What projects qualify for the Energy Investment Tax Credit and the various tax bonuses? Which Minnesota business can take advantage of these tax credits? How do transfers work? Last month, Jeremy Kalin of CEEM-member Avisen Legal shared his wisdom with CEEM members through a virtual presentation and Q&A session to dive into the IRA.

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Introducing Peter Ingraham — Manager of Marketing and Communications

March 6, 2024

From the sports world to public policy, Peter Ingraham joins CEEM as its new Manager of Marketing and Communications.

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Policy priorities for the 2024 Minnesota Legislative Session

February 14, 2024

During the 2024 Legislative Session Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) is focused on building policies encouraging economy-wide decarbonization and market development for clean energy by reducing and eliminating key barriers.CEEM provides “the business voice of clean energy” to influence policy decisions and grow equitable and inclusive clean energy market opportunities.

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From how Minnesota is addressing solar panel recycling, to guest blogs about recent technological innovations or interesting partnerships with tribal communities, we bring you the latest on all things energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota.

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Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) has three newsletters. We publish a monthly update with clean energy stories, news and events. We also have a legislative update during the Minnesota legislative session to keep you informed of clean energy news at the Capitol. Finally, we publish a quarterly regulatory newsletter to keep you up to date on how clean energy policy is being enacted across the state and country.

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CEEM in the News

Find all of the latest news about what Clean Energy Economy MN is involved in, projects and policy we’re focused on, as well as influential editorials and letters to the editor.

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