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The first wind farm repowering in Minnesota

January 21, 2022

The Trimont Area Wind Farm (TAWF), located in Martin and Jackson Counties, was Minnesota’s first commercial-scale, landowner-developed wind farm — and the first in Minnesota to undergo a repower.

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New Hire: George Damian

January 20, 2022

George Damian joins Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) as the Director of Government Affairs. In his role, George serves as the connection between CEEM members and the Minnesota Legislature and Public Utilities Commission.

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Promotion: Virginia Mooty Rutter

January 20, 2022

Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) is excited to announce the promotion of Virginia Mooty Rutter to Director of Engagement & Strategic Initiatives, responsible for developing meaningful relationships with our member businesses and partner organizations to broaden the impact of CEEM’s public policy work.

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CEEM Welcomes Two New Board Members

January 18, 2022

Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) announced today the addition of Dr. Tushar Ganpulé and Tena Monson to the organization’s Board of Directors.

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Introducing George Damian - Director of Government Affairs

January 14, 2022

Hello, I’m George Damian, the new Director of Government Affairs for Clean Energy Economy Minnesota. I am thrilled to kick off 2022 working to promote and grow clean energy and energy efficiency jobs in Minnesota.

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January 2022 Newsletter

January 6, 2022

If you tuned out during the holiday break, you didn’t miss much. The Build Back Better agenda has suffered a blow, but isn’t dead yet. Negotiations will continue behind closed doors for the next few weeks and even months.

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Carleton College: setting a high bar for sustainability goals

January 5, 2022

Since its first greenhouse gas inventory in 2008, Carleton College in Northfield, MN has reduced its carbon footprint by 68%. In 2021, the College completed its Utility Master Plan, a plan that focuses on upgrading campus facilities to reduce operating costs and emissions, with the goal of making the college carbon neutral by 2050.

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Top 10 Minnesota clean energy stories of 2021

December 29, 2021

Minnesota’s clean energy industry rebounded in 2021, despite the ongoing pandemic. At the state level, CEEM along with clean energy businesses and advocates helped pass the most sweeping piece of energy legislation in at least a decade. Federal clean energy policy has also been in the spotlight, with passage of the Infrastructure Bill and significant excitement surrounding the yet-to-be-passed Build Back Back agenda.

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Trade mission perspectives on the U.K. and Finland clean energy transition

December 17, 2021

In mid-November, Virginia Mooty Rutter, CEEM’s Manager of Community Relations traveled with the Minnesota Delegation on the Governor’s Trade Mission to the United Kingdom (UK) and Finland. She was joined by a strong contingent of Minnesota clean energy businesses and policy professionals, and we are pleased to share three of these perspectives from CEEM members Eric Pasi (Impact Power Solutions), Don Weinkauf (St Thomas School of Engineering) and Ken Smith (Ever-Green Energy)!

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From how Minnesota is addressing solar panel recycling, to guest blogs about recent technological innovations or interesting partnerships with tribal communities, we bring you the latest on all things energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota.

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Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) has three newsletters. We publish a monthly update with clean energy stories, news and events. We also have a legislative update during the Minnesota legislative session to keep you informed of clean energy news at the Capitol. Finally, we publish a quarterly regulatory newsletter to keep you up to date on how clean energy policy is being enacted across the state and country.

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CEEM in the News

Find all of the latest news about what Clean Energy Economy MN is involved in, projects and policy we’re focused on, as well as influential editorials and letters to the editor.

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Press Releases

From breaking news to clean energy report releases and reactions to policy at the legislature, you can find the most up-to-date official press releases and statements from Clean Energy Economy MN here.

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