Energy Program Innovator to Lead CEE

Center for Energy and Environment announces the hiring of Christopher Duffrin as president of the Minnesota-based clean energy nonprofit.

#WeAreCEE Staff Spotlights

Lots of committed people keep CEE's research, programs, and services running on all cylinders. In this new series, learn how we each contribute to reducing energy waste while improving the environment.

DMC: Sustainable Energy Options

With planning and resolve, Rochester's Destination Medical Center can achieve carbon neutrality and implement the most progressive, responsive, and resilient district energy network in the country.

Efficiency Research Photo Library

CEE's photo library provides original photography of energy efficiency research and technologies.

Financing made easy

CEE's Lending Center makes it easy to finance ALL your home improvement projects. We offer a variety of financing options and our team will work one-on-one with you to find the best loan program for your needs.

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In this series learn how each CEE staffer contributes to reducing energy waste while improving the environment. This week, we profile CEE's Engagement Coordinator, Megan Hoye.


February 11, 2016 CEE is mentioned in a special report about Rochester Minnesota's Neighborhood Energy Challenge program.
February 4, 2016 CEE is the Minnesota implementer of Xcel Energy's Partners in Energy, in collaboration with national partners Brendle Group and Vermont Energy Investment Corporation.

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Kristen Funk
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Director of Innovative Technologies
CEE provides practical, innovative, energy solutions for homeowners, businesses, nonprofits, and government…because people use energy every day.