CEEM in the News

The two most important lawmakers on energy policy this session are optimistic about passing clean energy legislation, especially when it comes to energy efficiency.
Minnesota's second-largest utility has laid out new carbon-emissions goals. The effort is getting praise for helping reduce the industry's impact on climate change, but a key element is drawing some questions.
Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) presented its 2020 Clean Energy Legislative Champion Award to Senator Dave Senjem (R-Rochester) at an online ceremony on Tuesday.
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Senator Dave Senjem received the Clean Energy Legislative Champion Award on Tuesday.
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.