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Media: Exclusive Interview with Carl Nelson of Center for Energy and Environment (Energy Central)

Carl Nelson is interviewed about his upcoming AESP conference presentation on CEE's geotargeting pilot program.

Media: Grants Awarded from Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund

CEE is a contractor on the MN renewable now, to support the community lead in energy efficiency and outreach strategies.

Media: Electric utilities weigh in on clean energy requirements (Brainerd Dispatch)

Mike Bull is quoted in an article about a proposal to require electric utilities to prioritize clean energy sources as they build new plants or replace old ones.

Minneapolis Ranks 4th on Clean Energy Scorecard

CEE was played a significant role in designing practical approaches for two of the three new energy disclosure policies that were central to Minneapolis' rise.

Media: Free energy audits for lower income St. Paul residents (Pioneer Press)

Xcel Energy is providing free Home Energy Squad visits to low-income St. Paul residents.

Media: Energy Counselor Provides Tips For Optimizing Your Thermostat (WCCO)

Energy counselor Sam Wagner discussed how you can use your thermostat to save money and reduce electricity use. 

CEE program recognized for Climate Protection Award

CEE assisted with the City of Minneapolis's 4d Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing program which was part of a suite of programs recently recognized at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards.

CEE project wins State Government Innovation Award

With technical assistance from CEE, EnergyScoreCards Minnesota Phase II won a State Government Innovation Award.

Media: Power over Ethernet can save energy and add workstation flexibility (Finance & Commerce)

Lester Shen, CEE's director of innovative technologies, discusses the impact of using Power over Ethernet used in commercial buildings. 

Media: Deal to close coal plants includes ‘historic’ efficiency push (Energy News Network)

Mike Bull, CEE's director of policy, is quoted in an article about historic efficiency goal.