Federal Policy


Tariff case raises questions about solar panel imports

May 3, 2022

The solar industry is growing at a rapid and exciting pace, pushing the country closer and closer to a clean energy future with every megawatt installed. While demand is higher than ever, supply is in flux in large part because of the U.S. Department of Commerce investigation into potential tariff circumvention.

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Federal Stimulus: Minnesota is Poised for Economic Growth

May 11, 2021

During election season 2020, it was clear that clean energy is becoming a more common topic of conversation. Now that the Biden-Harris Administration is settling in, a focus on investments in clean energy and infrastructure is emerging, focusing on the economic benefits of a transition to low and zero-carbon electricity.

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2020 elections - what does it mean for clean energy?

November 9, 2020

The 2020 election season is over. No matter which side of the aisle you lean, it’s most likely safe to say we’re all glad it’s over. The results of this year’s election at both the state and federal level will impact the potential for clean energy policy progress in 2021. We continue to be engaged. For example, our CEEM members met with candidates for State Senate to provide education on our industry and policy opportunities. We continue to look for opportunities to inform policymakers about how and why clean energy policy matters.

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CEEM member companies to Congress: Support Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction

September 11, 2019

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota and several member companies recently reached out to Congress, noting policies that will impact Minnesota’s clean energy business community.

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Clean Energy Economy Minnesota Goes to Washington

August 7, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clean Energy Economy MN visited with Congressional offices, spreading the important news of how clean energy costs are trending lower, while clean energy jobs continue to grow.

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What you need to know about clean energy provisions in the Federal Tax Bill

December 28, 2017

This fall, pretty much everybody had an opinion about the federal tax bill getting put together in Washington D.C. Whether you hated it, loved it — or fell somewhere in between, the first major tax overhaul bill in years drew plenty of attention during the closing months of 2017.

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