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Reimagining energy accessibility in Central Minnesota

October 8, 2021

On Sept. 28, CEEM member-businesses Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL), PACE Loan Group and Juhl Clean Energy Assets shared their unique clean energy projects in Central Minnesota.

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Minnesota celebrates Energy Efficiency Day

October 6, 2021

CEEM, along with our partners Ceres, recently hosted a members-only webinar focused on answering clean energy businesses questions about the recently passed ECO Act, or Energy Conservation and Optimization, and how it’s being implemented.

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Focus on Southeast, MN: from community solar to new sustainability goals

September 22, 2021

Our first roadshow took place on Sept. 16 and highlighted projects from CEEM member-businesses Winona Renewable Energy, McKinstry and Nokomis Energy. This roadshow was the first in a series that will explore clean energy around the state.

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Clean energy business voices are critically important at the state capitol

August 3, 2021

“The business community needs a voice. You need to be involved more because there are voices bigger than yours and I have to jump over those rocks every day. This is serious. We can be clean energy nice but opponents make this path a lot harder. All we need to do is send the truthful message and be a neutralizer to those who want to stop this movement.”

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2021 MN Energy Factsheet Rollout Webinar Recap

April 16, 2021

The 2021 Minnesota Energy Factsheet Rollout Webinar event on Thursday, April 15, 2021 was to amplify the new report, provide an overview of the data points and hear how the report impacts Minnesotans from a panel of clean energy business and industry experts.

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2021 Virtual Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol Recap

March 11, 2021

The 2021 Virtual Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol was March 10, 2021 and was a day dedicated to sharing with legislators how Minnesota’s clean energy businesses are leading technology innovation and helping shape the future of Minnesota’s clean energy economy. The event was put on in partnership with the Center for Energy and the Environment (CEE), Clean Grid Alliance, MnSEIA and the U.S. Green Building Council. The event was sponsored by All Energy Solar and Apex Clean Energy.

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Bipartisan agreement on shared energy priorities in the Minnesota legislature

December 10, 2020

The following webinar recap is based on “The 2020 election & what clean energy businesses need to know” event held by Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) on December 10, 2020 at 1 PM CST. The slides are available for review but there are no recordings of the event. 45 attendees joined the webinar to hear from Benjamin Stafford, CEEM’s Director of Government Affairs, Representative Patty Acomb (DFL – Minnetonka) and Senator David Senjem (R – Rochester). 

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Clean energy wins and misses | 2020 Legislative Session recap

May 28, 2020

The following webinar recap is based on the 2020 Legislative Session Recap Webinar hosted by CEEM on May 27, 2020 at 1pm CDT. The slides are available for review, but there are no recordings of the event. There were 60 attendees on the webinar to hear speakers Benjamin Stafford, CEEM’s Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Senator Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake, and Steve Kelley, the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Commissioner. CEEM’s Executive Director, Gregg Mast, also joined the group to provide a welcome and updates on CEEM’s next steps.

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Clean energy voices fill the state Capitol

March 5, 2020

Some 200 clean energy supporters filled the Minnesota Capitol this week for Clean Energy Business Day on March 4.

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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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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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