CEEM in the News
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.
February 21, 2020
On Monday, Feb. 17, the Minnesota House Climate Action Caucus proposed a package of bills to invest in electric buses and cars, solar production, energy efficiency improvements to buildings and more. The 15-bill package totals $191.5 million in one-time funds, which legislators said would be funded with the state's budget surplus.
January 16, 2020
The year 2020 will be pivotal for our economy and our climate – it’s the first time many businesses and government organizations will either hit or miss their sustainability goals.
January 7, 2020
Supporters of a statewide clean-energy policy for Minnesota have renewed hope that such a plan will pass; that's because a key GOP lawmaker no longer opposes it.
December 29, 2019
The small businesses are the growth leaders of the state's economy, at the intersection of energy efficiency, renewables, environmental considerations and next-generation software and technology.
December 22, 2019
The Clean Jobs Midwest Report's latest findings show nearly 40% of Minnesota’s clean energy workers are in Greater Minnesota, including 3,161 clean energy jobs in the St. Cloud area.
December 17, 2019
A secondary attribute, appealing to clean energy developers, is that opportunity zone funds can be used for solar, microgrids, electric vehicle charging stations, and energy storage. Clean Energy Economy Minnesota held a luncheon Oct. 24 at Avisen Legal PA in Minneapolis that drew a capacity crowd of more than 50 people, among them several solar developers.
A local nonprofit this week named state Sen. Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake, its 2019 Clean Energy Legislative Champion for his work expanding a renewable energy and energy efficiency loan program to new construction projects, including a new hotel in Shakopee.
September 15, 2019
Several announcements in the last few days alone will advance the renewable-energy, less-carbon and faster-growing Minnesota economy.
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