Newsletters

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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September 2022

September 8, 2022

$370B in play: Businesses, government agencies and consumers are still trying to digest the implications of the recently passed Investment Reduction Act.

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August 2022

August 11, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will make a historic down payment on deficit reduction to fight inflation, will bring down consumer energy costs, increase American energy security and reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40 percent by 2030.

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July 2022

July 14, 2022

The 2022 legislative session is in the rearview mirror. Most attention is being focused on educating legislative and gubernatorial candidates on clean energy policy ahead of the November election this fall.

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June 2022 Legislative Update

June 17, 2022

Despite a $9 billion budget surplus, very little was accomplished this session. Minnesota is leaving billions in federal funds on the table by not passing competitiveness matching funds.

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June 2022

June 9, 2022

President Biden announced a 2-year exemption from tariffs on solar panels imported from four south Asian countries – throwing the country’s solar industry a massive lifeline.

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May 2022 Legislative Update

May 26, 2022

Despite a $9 billion budget surplus, very little was accomplished this session. If legislators don’t return to the Capitol, Minnesotans lose out on billions of federal dollars for energy and transportation projects that will go to other states.

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May 2022

May 5, 2022

Federal UI & frontline worker pay: The agreement around these issues paves the way for more conversations around energy. The House bill contains important investments and policy changes that are good for Minnesota’s clean energy community and innovators. The Senate bill includes Solar*Rewards funding, but doesn’t include money for the state’s competition fund – an important omission CEEM is trying to rectify.

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April 2022 Legislative Update

April 22, 2022

It would be a surprise if some deal on replenishing the UI Trust Fund and Hero Pay is not reached. With over a $9.25 billion surplus, we are likely to see some form of tax relief passed, whether it be a rate decrease or “Walz Checks” as proposed by the Governor or some compromise proposal to emerge. The surplus should also mean there is room for at least some supplemental budget bills to pass before session ends. Finally, it is a “bonding year” and the Capital Investment Committees in both chambers are busy putting together a proposal.

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April 2022

April 7, 2022

The Legislature will take a break next week, from April 9 to April 18, and then return to complete their work by May 23. Both bodies have their omnibus bills together in some form and will begin passing them upon returning from break. Negotiations between the House and Senate will then take center stage over the final several weeks of session.

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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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Newsletters

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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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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