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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.

What you need to know about MN voters & clean energy in 2022

September 30, 2022

How do Minnesota voters feel about clean energy? Learn which energy technologies voters want to see more of, which issues rank highest in importance for a candidate for political office to support, how voters feel about mining in Minnesota in relation to the clean energy supply chain and much more.

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FAQ about clean energy in Minnesota

September 15, 2022

There are a lot of questions about Minnesota’s transition to a clean energy future. Here we answer some of the most commonly asked questions to help debunk fact from fiction.

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CEEM goes solar - a residential install story

September 8, 2022

Recently, Tiffanie Connelly, CEEM’s Digital Marketing Manager, and her husband, Tom, installed an 11.2-kilowatt solar array on their Plymouth home. Learn more about the choice and process.

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Reflection: Olivia Jensen's time as a CEEM intern

September 1, 2022

This internship exceeded my expectations and allowed me to grow in ways I wasn’t anticipating. I am excited to take the skills and knowledge I’ve learned from this internship with me along my educational and career journey.

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Four steps to net-zero buildings

August 25, 2022

75F graciously hosted CEEM and members for a happy hour and panel discussion on “future proofing buildings.”

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Introducing Chandra Her - Policy Associate

August 18, 2022

Hi everyone, my name is Chandra Her and I am joining the CEEM team as the Policy Associate for Government Affairs. I’m thrilled to be joining CEEM as my first job post-grad. I can’t wait to be a part of the awesome work CEEM does.

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What the Inflation Reduction Act means for Minnesota’s clean energy future

August 12, 2022

The combined investments in the $370 billion Inflation Reduction Act puts the U.S. on a path to roughly 40% emissions reduction by 2030, and represents the single biggest climate investment in U.S. history, by far.

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Top 5 things to know about summer brownouts

August 2, 2022

The Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) which is responsible for operating the power grid across 15 U.S. states, including Minnesota has made troubling announcements about the possibility of rolling brownouts this summer. The summer peak forecast is 124 GW with 119 GW of projected regularly available generation within MISO. There are a variety of factors impacting this including the extreme temperatures, planned maintenance and outages and the retirement of coal and nuclear plants over the past year. Here are the top five things you need to know about this warning.

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How Southwest Transit Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2050

July 12, 2022

LHB’s Climate Solutions studio has worked with many local governments on sustainability and climate action planning. As more organizations commit to emissions reduction goals, the studio is expanding to support developers, institutions, and agencies such as SouthWest Transit.

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Blog

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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Newsletters

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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Press Releases

From breaking news to clean energy report releases and reactions to policy at the legislature, you can find the most up-to-date official press releases and statements from Clean Energy Economy MN here.

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