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Sen. Tina Smith discusses Inflation Reduction Act in Fridley

November 22, 2022

Sen. Tina Smith made her way up to Fridley on Monday, Nov. 11, to hold a roundtable discussion at Cummins’s electrolyzer production plant in Fridley. She met with local clean energy industry leaders about the job and business impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Grid Catalyst Evolves Into Next Chapter – Transitions Partnership With Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

November 15, 2022

The following blog is a guest post by Nina Axelson, founder of Grid Catalyst. “Our partnership with CEEM has been an integral part of our launch and initial success as an accelerator program. Through our work together, we have envisioned and activated the beginning of something truly transformative for our region. I am truly excited for this next chapter for our partnership and for the energy innovation ecosystem in Minnesota.”

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November 2022

November 10, 2022

We are optimistic an aggressive push for policies that support energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota will have the support to become a reality. This week’s election significantly changes the calculus for the 2023 Legislative Session.

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The roadmap to Minnesota's clean energy future

November 7, 2022

How the next Governor can make Minnesota’s energy system more secure, clean and affordable while driving job creation and economic growth.

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8 more Clean Energy Acronyms to know in 2022

November 2, 2022

You may know what DERs and the VOS are, but does your spouse? How about your best friend? We invite others into the energy insiders’ conversation with a little explainer on 8 energy and utility-related acronyms everyone should know.

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Renewable Natural Gas 101

October 27, 2022

Renewable natural gas (RNG) is waste-derived fuel that is being researched and considered for use as an alternative energy source. While there are concerns about the cost and effectiveness of investing in this technology, supporters see it as a piece of the puzzle in the transition to a clean energy future. More research and time is needed to see how big of a role RNG will play in Minnesota’s future.

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White Earth Tribal College becomes a bright spot for solar-energy job training.

October 25, 2022

As alternative-energy jobs expand across Minnesota, a new program offered at a northwestern Minnesota reservation college is connecting Native and other workers to good-paying work.

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Red Lake, White Earth solar energy projects mean new employment opportunities

October 24, 2022

Early investments in workforce development in Minnesota’s tribal communities are paying off in employment — and acceleration of solar energy.

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Top 6 Takeaways from the 2022 Clean Jobs Midwest Report

October 17, 2022

In 2021, nearly 58,000 Minnesotans worked in energy efficiency and clean energy, making the industry a major and promising part of the state’s economy. This report comes after Congress and the Biden administration passed the largest investment in climate and clean energy in history which are set to boost clean energy jobs and businesses across the state. Here are the major takeaways you need to know from the report.

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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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