CEEM in the News

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in northern Minnesota has a vision to eventually incorporate solar and microgrids as part of a tribal-run utility.
Bob Blake is at the heart of the Red Lake Solar Project – he sees it as a spark for a movement he hopes will sweep the nation. The project is in the early stages of a one-of-a-kind undertaking, with the ultimate goal of achieving energy sovereignty for the Red Lake Nation, while creating jobs and a more sustainable way of life for future generations.
Minnesota candidates haven’t pressed climate or clean energy despite rising temperatures and voter interest.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission last month required the utility to provide more information on its strategy to reduce electricity usage during busy times.
Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) is excited to announce the promotion of Amelia Cerling Hennes to Director of Communications and Public Affairs, responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies to broaden the impact of CEEM’s public policy work. In her elevated role, she will play a crucial part in expanding the jobs and economic opportunities provided by clean energy. She has over a decade of experience, including working as a Communications Specialist for the MN Senate.
The Energy Conservation & Optimization Act is a bipartisan opportunity to build on past successes. Minnesota’s existing energy efficiency program has put more than $6 billion back into Minnesotans’ pockets during the past 20 years.
A proposal from the state’s Citizens Utility Board wants to make anonymous data open to third-party researchers.
Last year Mower County received more than $2.1 million in wind energy production tax revenue. Since 2004, the county has received nearly $20 million in tax payments. This is incredibly beneficial for our largely rural county with roads and schools that require continual funding.
Minnesota’s clean jobs economy has taken a considerable hit since investments by businesses and consumers began scaling back in March as COVID-19 started shutting down the state’s economy.
"Paul, what time will it rain at my house? Please be specific." Timing precipitation from late fall into spring is a bit easier with clearly defined storms and frontal passages.