Press Releases

September, 8 2016

Disputed and controversial board action leaves supporters of property rights, clean energy and predictable regulatory environment with major questions about propriety of board vote; Carver County taxpayers at risk of legal challenge.

(Chaska, MN) The Carver County Board of Commissioners Tuesday voted unanimously, and without discussion, to reject a project designed to bring clean energy to rural Watertown Township. “I’m disappointed – in fact, I’m stunned at the lack of respect shown by the...

March, 22 2016

Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal
By: Katharine Grayson

A nonprofit that aims to promote and connect Minnesota's clean-tech and renewable energy companies launched Tuesday.

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) is led by Gregg Mast, who previously oversaw renewable energy initiatives at nonprofit BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, a group that later folded into Medical Alley.

"I was always being asked where to go and to get involved in the industry," Mast...

March, 22 2016

New business-led group credits Minnesota’s strong clean energy policies for growth of burgeoning sector

Lt. Gov. Smith, Commissioners Rothman & Sieben see bright future

MINNEAPOLIS (March 22, 2016) – More than 54,000 Minnesotans work in the state’s clean energy industry, according to a comprehensive analysis unveiled today by a clean energy impact investor, Clean Energy Trust. The report also projects that Minnesota’s clean energy workforce...