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On a mission to impress: All Energy Solar

November 3, 2023

Founding CEEM member, All Energy Solar, is on a mission to impress each and every customer they serve. CEEM was able to see this mission in action on a recent tour of their offices, warehouse and an active job site.

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Solar on Schools brings clean energy to school rooftops

October 9, 2023

Minnesota’s Solar on Schools Program creates significant cost savings for schools while enriching students’ education, creating green jobs and benefiting the economy.

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Agrivoltaics: Pushing Agriculture and Solar Energy Forward

June 28, 2023

Agrivoltaics combines solar energy generation with agricultural practices, revolutionizing land utilization and resource efficiency while creating opportunities for farmers and clean energy businesses.

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Solar Bear and Native Sun: Pioneering Clean Energy in Red Lake

June 15, 2023

Bob Blake’s Solar Bear and Native Sun are driving Red Lake’s clean energy transition by pioneering initiatives for economic and environmental progress.

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Interns forge unique paths to clean energy careers

November 29, 2022

There are many careers in the clean energy industry and more are being added every day. Alex Poster and Carl Ludewig, interns with TruNorth Solar, are learning just how many different ways there are to contribute to this growing industry. We talked to them each about their time with TruNorth, how their internships have evolved over the past months and what they look forward to in their futures.

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CEEM goes solar - a residential install story

September 8, 2022

Recently, Tiffanie Connelly, CEEM’s Digital Marketing Manager, and her husband, Tom, installed an 11.2-kilowatt solar array on their Plymouth home. Learn more about the choice and process.

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Energy storage - unlocking clean energy’s potential across the state

May 11, 2022

The concept of energy storage is simple, it is technology that stores energy produced at one time for use at another time. The potentials, however, are anything but simple. Energy storage, or battery storage, could be the key to harnessing clean energy solutions. One big criticism of wind and solar energy has always been, “what do we do when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining?” The answer, scale up battery storage technology so that it is reliable and cost effective and deploy it en masse to ensure clean, reliable and affordable energy.

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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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Carleton College: setting a high bar for sustainability goals

January 5, 2022

Since its first greenhouse gas inventory in 2008, Carleton College in Northfield, MN has reduced its carbon footprint by 68%. In 2021, the College completed its Utility Master Plan, a plan that focuses on upgrading campus facilities to reduce operating costs and emissions, with the goal of making the college carbon neutral by 2050.

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