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Minnesota solar firms, including Eden Prairie's EVS, growing at hot pace

April 28, 2022

President Andy Kim of Eden Prairie solar engineering firm EVS is riding the renewable energy wave. EVS, which does much of its business in huge, sunny Texas, has grown from 50 to 120 workers since 2019.

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Renewable, zero carbon energy sources dominate Minnesota energy economy as emissions fall

April 28, 2022

According to a new fact sheet released by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), renewables and zero carbon energy sources led the pack for electricity generation in the northern state last year.

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Minnesota is on its way to achieving energy independence

April 25, 2022

In 2021, Minnesota energy imports fell to their lowest levels in over two decades — to just 10%. At a time of great market turbulence, this news, among other key clean energy trends, is a light at the end of the tunnel. These key trends are outlined in the 2022 Minnesota Energy Factsheet, a new report released by Clean Energy Economy MN and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

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Minnesota’s renewable generation has risen 60% over the past decade, providing 28% of Minnesota’s generation in 2021

April 25, 2022

The 2022 Minnesota Energy Factsheet, which tracks clean energy trends in the state through year end 2021, was released today by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE). Despite challenges, clean energy industries lead the energy transition in Minnesota, according to the findings.

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New factsheet finds clean energy industries continuing to lead the energy transition in Minnesota

April 25, 2022

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) have released the 2022 Minnesota Energy Factsheet, which tracks clean energy trends in the state through year end 2021 and finds that clean energy industries continue to lead the energy transition in the state in 2021, despite major obstacles.

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For 2nd Straight Year, Renewables Are MN's Lead Power Source

April 25, 2022

The 2022 Minnesota Energy Fact Sheet says at nearly 30%, renewables such as wind and solar power are the leading source of the state’s generated electricity — that’s the second year in a row that’s happened. And combined with nuclear energy, 52% of Minnesota’s power source is carbon free.

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MN's Clean-Energy Tech Enters the Shark Tank

April 18, 2022

Government agencies are tasked with setting policies to reduce the impacts of climate change. But a new Minnesota venture aims to get more of the private sector involved, to bring locally developed “green” technology to the public.

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Minneapolis jobs program aims to grow and diversify clean energy workforce

April 11, 2022

The city’s Green Career Exploratory Program, launched in the early days of the pandemic, is open to all but emphasizes recruitment of people of color through its partnerships with various community institutions.

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Clean energy is Minnesota’s answer to cheaper, more resilient and secure energy

April 9, 2022

Clean energy is not only affordable, with the prices continuing to decrease, but also reliable and will lead us to energy independence.

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