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The roadmap to Minnesota's clean energy future

November 7, 2022

How the next Governor can make Minnesota’s energy system more secure, clean and affordable while driving job creation and economic growth.

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Minnesota's clean energy progress stalls during the 2022 legislative session

June 28, 2022

CEEM is disappointed legislative leaders and the Walz-Flanagan Administration could not come to an agreement to pass critically important funding for Minnesota’s clean energy future. Over the next few months, we will be working to educate candidates and will be engaging our members to participate in this candidate education process to set up the clean energy community for success in 2023 and beyond.

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2022 Virtual Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol Recap

March 3, 2022

The 2022 Virtual Clean Energy Business Day at the Capitol was March 2, 2022 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.

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Policy Priorities for the 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session

January 28, 2022

Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) develops and supports public policy that promotes the growth of clean energy jobs and the economic opportunities provided by clean, affordable and reliable energy.

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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 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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Policy priorities for the 2021 Minnesota legislative session

January 20, 2021

Clean Energy Economy MN (CEEM) develops and supports public policy that promotes the growth of clean energy jobs and the economic opportunities provided by clean, affordable and reliable energy. Working with state lawmakers between the aisle (not across it), and alongside government policy and regulatory agencies, CEEM provides the business voice of clean energy to help shape policy decisions and grow clean energy market opportunities.

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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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How to Contact your Minnesota Legislator in Support of Clean Energy

October 6, 2020

Elected officials work hard to represent the interests of their constituents at the capitol and local, state and national levels. These offices want to hear input from the communities they represent. Personal testimonies, pictures, and stories are important tools for elected officials to use in debates over clean energy issues. It is you, the neighbors and constituents that these elected officials rely upon.

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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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Newsletters

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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CEEM in the News

Find all of the latest news about what Clean Energy Economy MN is involved in, projects and policy we’re focused on, as well as influential editorials and letters to the editor.

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Press Releases

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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