Minnesota is undergoing a dramatic energy transformation. Clean energy jobs in Minnesota are growing twice as fast as overall state job growth. But in order to meet state carbon emission reduction goals, the state has a lot of work to do. Luckily, clean energy businesses are prepared for the challenge. Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) is committed to helping double the industry workforce in Minnesota by 2030.
The Minnesota Energy Factsheet is a companion to the 2022 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, compiled by research firm BloombergNEF for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).
In 2020, more than 55,300 Minnesotans worked in energy efficiency and clean energy, making the industry a major and promising part of the state’s economy. Despite the promising rebound in the second half of the year, at one point, more than 11,500 Minnesota clean energy workers had filed for unemployment. Even with setbacks, clean energy jobs rebounded quicker than the overall Minnesota workforce, according to the analysis.
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Minnesota has the opportunity to capture billions in federal infrastructure funds which are being made available as part of the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), signed into law late in 2021. This historic funding bill provides a once-in-a-generation level of funding for energy, wastewater and clean water and transportation projects across the state.
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CEEM works with clean energy business across Minnesota to bring their unique voice to our policymakers at the Minnesota Capitol. We also work to tell the stories of clean energy businesses, workers and projects and help the public understand the benefits of a clean energy economy.
At CEEM, we use the power of economics and storytelling to help educate Minnesotans about the benefits of building clean, reliable and affordable clean energy.Find out more
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We work between the aisle with policymakers to advance energy efficiency and clean energy innovation that diversifies and strengthens Minnesota’s economy.Learn more
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