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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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After challenging year, clean energy jobs bouncing back in Minnesota

August 11, 2021

More than 55,300 Minnesotans worked in energy efficiency and clean energy at the end of 2020, making the industry a major – and promising – part of the state’s economy, according to a comprehensive analysis of employment data released today by the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), and nonprofits Clean Energy Trust and Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM).

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CEEM celebrates significant clean energy progress in 2021 Legislative Session

June 28, 2021

CEEM celebrates significant clean energy progress in 2021 Legislative Session MINNEAPOLIS, MINN – The 2021 omnibus commerce and energy bill has been signed by Governor Walz, making its provisions the law of the land. Despite an extremely abnormal and difficult year, significant clean energy progress was made in Minnesota. At the beginning of the January […]

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CEEM announces new pilot to grow clean energy businesses and jobs

June 24, 2021

Grid Catalyst is the first accelerator to focus on clean energy solutions for northern climates MINNEAPOLIS, MINN – Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) is thrilled to announce the launch of Grid Catalyst, the first and only Midwest clean energy accelerator focused on demonstrating and scaling innovative solutions for northern climates. Grid Catalyst will cultivate the […]

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CEEM celebrates passage of the ECO Act

May 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN – Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) celebrates the signing of the Energy Conservation and Optimization (ECO) Act into Minnesota law today. Years in the making, the ECO Act was formally introduced two years ago, and since its proposal CEEM has worked with our member organizations to raise the business voice of clean energy […]

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