Minnesota is home to nearly 62,000 clean energy workers. Meet some of the people who are helping our state transition to a clean energy economy. Hear their personal stories, learn what motivates them to go to work every day and about the many different types of jobs that make up one of the fastest growing job sectors in our state.
2022 Minnesota Energy Factsheet
The Minnesota Energy Factsheet is a companion to the 2022 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, compiled by research firm BloombergNEF for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).
Clean Jobs Midwest - 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. The 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.
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Red Lake Solar Project, aspiring to energy sovereignty
RED LAKE, MN – The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians (Red Lake Nation) is home to over 14,000 tribal members and is one of the most unique and isolated reservations in the country.Watch the Video
Doing more with LESS
Winona State University’s system-leading new Leading Energy Savings and Sustainability (LESS) Project makes the campus the most efficient university in the Minnesota State system with a lifetime savings of $26 million.
Sustainability values shine in Brownsdale
Data-driven food service marketing company earns a seven-figure payback after clean energy investment.
Goal: Be the greenest mover in Minnesota
Nick Bailey and his father Dave opened up their Two Men and a Truck (TMT) franchise in Burnsville, Minnesota in 1999. Since then, the family-owned business has grown to more than 100 employees and several locations in the Twin Cities.
Planning for the future with new energy storage technology
A historic Detroit Lakes landmark reduces energy costs and increases comfort for residents’ community activities.
PACE finances comfort and energy savings
Family-owned Lake Superior resort gets an energy upgrade with the help of PACE financing and a grant from the IRRRB.
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March 2023 Legislative Update
Bills continue to fly through the legislative process and committees now have budget targets to begin putting together their omnibus proposals. Federal matching funds passed the House Floor on Thursday…
Minnesota agency retools to ‘meet the moment’ on climate, clean energy
The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently announced several new hires and changes designed to help the state capture federal clean energy funding under the Inflation Reduction Act and 2021 infrastructure…
CEEM was thrilled to testify alongside authors Sen. Tou Xiong and Rep. Larry Kraft in support of SF2249/HF2524 as amended, which will support the formalization of Minnesota Energy Alley.