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Media: MN regulators consider who should have access to smart meter data (ENN)

CEE's Regulatory Policy Manager Audrey Partridge comments on the recent decision of the Minnesota PUC to make smart meter data open to certain third-party researchers.  

Media: Utilities, cities prepare for the end of coal-fired energy in MN (MinnPost)

In this MinnPost article, CEE's Audrey Partridge comments on the possible economic impact of future coal plant closures on Minnesota communities.

Media: Seeing higher utility bills? Virtual energy assessments can help (Kare 11)

Home Energy Squad can save you money on your utility bill through energy saving tips and a home energy audit. 

Media: Efficiency programs offer model to merge climate, racial justice solutions (ENN)

CEE's Rebecca Olson addresses the positive impact energy effiency programs have as efforts to address both climate change and racial justice grow in response to COVID-19. 

CEE recognized among Minnesota’s top mid-sized workplaces

We have been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

Media: Crystal offers financing for maintenance, energy improvements (Sun Post)

The city of Crystal highlights details on financial assistance they can provide to homeowners through Center for Energy and Environment. 

Media: Xcel to speed up $3B in clean energy spending (Utility Dive)

Policy Director Mike Bull comments on Xcel Energy's proposal of $3 billion in energy investments for COVID 19 economic recovery. 

Statement: Minnesota utility stimulus filings for economic recovery

CEE's Mike Bull responds to utility filings designed to assist in Minnesota's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media: Minnesota Power to reach 50% renewables in 2021 with Canadian hydropower (Utility Dive)

CEE's Policy Director, Mike Bull, comments on Minnesota Power's transition to renewable energy. 

CEE earns an ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader Award

CEE has earned an ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader Award in recognition of its continued commitment to providing homebuyers with ENERGY STAR certified homes.