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NEWS: CEE helps Islamic Center save energy and over $100,000 annually

With the help of CEE’s Lending Center and One-Stop Efficiency Shop, Abu Huraira Islamic Center has completed facility improvements to cut the mosque’s annual energy costs by 60 percent in just four years.

Media: Energy conservation: The ‘silent hero’ of sustainability (Sun Current)

CEE organized a information session on the benefits of the Conservation Improvement Programs at Precision Gasket Company in Edina.

Media: Supporters tout state's conservation improvement programs (St. Peter Herald)

CEE organized a information session on the benefits of the Conservation Improvement Programs at Mankato Brewery.

Media: Minneapolis providing no-cost Home Energy Squad visits (SW Journal)

Minneapolis is offering residents free Home Energy Squad visits and 0% financing to income qualified households.

NEWS: Save on energy costs with free home visit and no-interest financing

The City of Minneapolis is offering qualifying residents access to free energy efficiency home visits and 0% financing on recommended energy-saving upgrades.  

Media: City offering funding for refrigeration upgrades (SW Journal)

Xcel Energy's partnership with the city of Minneapolis is featured in the Southwest Journal. CEE implements the MN Commercial Refrigeration Efficiency Program on behalf of Xcel Energy.

Media: Xcel wins pilot approval for time-of-use program (Star Tribune)

Time-of-use rates can open doors to using grid more cost effectively, lessening need for power plant investments driven largely by peak demand.

NEWS: Mayor Carter announces "Energize Saint Paul" initiative

CEE is one of the founding partners of Energize Saint Paul, a collective effort to improve energy and water efficiency in Saint Paul's large commercial and multifamily buildings.

Media: 13 projects from the leading edge of the utility transformation (Utility Dive)

CEE's work on electric vehicle readiness is featured in a Utility Dive article on utility transformation.

CEE CARD Grants: Helping utilities bring energy savings to Minnesotans

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has announced a total of $1,580,238 in conservation research funding for nine projects in which CEE will either participate or lead.