CEEM in the News

My job is to bring in business to Alexandria Industries’ renewable energy market. When our 300 employees in Alexandria are humming along and work is busy – I feel great about what I’m doing. When I can’t make this happen, I know people’s livelihoods are at stake.
Impact Power Solutions is a pioneer of the Minnesota solar industry with a new majority owner that has fueled red-hot growth in a recession.
Minnesota's clean energy sector has so far shed 11,500 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report, three times the number it created since 2017.
Minnesota lawmakers failed to pass a major energy efficiency bill in the final hours of session despite bipartisan support.
The Energy Conservation and Optimization Act has support from utilities, businesses, unions and environmental groups.
A new fact sheet from the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, a group that represents energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy companies, says Minnesota is rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electric power.
Minnesota’s renewable-energy industry grew in 2019 and coal burning and carbon emissions declined, according to data released Thursday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy.
An industry group had already been pushing for an extension of a popular solar incentive program set to end in 2021.
The fast-growing civil-engineering firm nearly failed during the building slowdown of the 2007-09 Great Recession but now grows its business in several states, including Minnesota.
The decline of 267 jobs last year followed increases of nearly 50% in 2017 and 8% in 2018, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2019 released Wednesday by the Solar Foundation and BW Research Partners.