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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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Historic clean energy investment bill signed into law

August 17, 2022

On Tuesday this week President Biden signed into the law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. This bill is the result of years of work by clean energy businesses, advocates, nonprofits, and government agencies to pass legislation that is expected to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030.

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CEEM celebrates historic passage of clean energy investments

August 12, 2022

Today the United States House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 – sending the bill to President Biden’s desk for signing. The bill includes $370 billion for significant investments in clean energy technologies that are also slated to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030.

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CEEM cheers passage of Inflation Reduction Act

August 7, 2022

Today the United States Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 – including $370 billion for significant investments in clean energy technologies.

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CEEM disappointed in 2022 legislative session ending

June 17, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN – The 2022 Omnibus Jobs, Commerce, and Energy bill is officially dead. Governor Walz and legislative leaders announced yesterday that negotiations had not produced a compromise for a special session. That means the following policy and funding priorities which Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) helped shepherd into the bipartisan bill will not be […]

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Minnesota’s clean energy industry shows perseverance and progress through 2021

April 25, 2022

The 2022 Minnesota Energy Factsheet, which tracks clean energy trends in the state through year end 2021, was released today by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE). The Factsheet demonstrates how clean energy industries continue to lead the energy transition in the state in 2021, despite major obstacles.

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CEEM elects Becky Wacker of Trane Technologies to Board of Directors

March 24, 2022

“We are thrilled to welcome Becky to our Board of Directors. She is a seasoned leader who will contribute valuable guidance and insights to accelerate the market for clean energy solutions here in Minnesota and beyond. Her knowledge and strategic approach will be tremendous assets in helping advance the organization’s mission,” said Gregg Mast, Executive Director of CEEM.

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Governor Walz declares March 2 as ‘Clean Energy Business Day’

March 2, 2022

As historic investments in clean energy are being considered in Minnesota and at the federal level, Governor Tim Walz highlighted the significance of Minnesota’s clean energy business community and its many contributions to the state’s economy. Today, he delivered a proclamation that declares March 2, 2022 as Clean Energy Business Day in the state of Minnesota.

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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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CEEM announces Clean Energy Legislative Champion Award recipients; Senator Jason Rarick and Representative Zack Stephenson

November 9, 2021

Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) presented its 2021 Clean Energy Legislative Champion Award to Senator Jason Rarick (R-Pine City) and Representative Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids) on Tuesday for their chief authorship and commitment to pass the Energy Conservation and Optimization Act (ECO Act) during the 2021 Legislative Session.

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