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Media: Two Midwest utilities achieve high ranking on efficiency scorecard (Midwest Energy News)

Policy director Mike Bull is quoted in an article on the success of Xcel Energy's efficiency programs and what they need to do to continue their success. 

Media: Minnesota will proceed with its own climate change strategy (Star Tribune)

Director of Policy and External Affairs Mike Bull weighs in on what Minnesota can do to keep on track with carbon emission goals. 

Media: MN's greenhouse gas goal flopped. New goal: 'electrify everything' (MPR)

Policy Director Mike Bull is quoted in this MPR article on the future of Minnesota's carbon reduction plans.

Media: In MN, utilities & regulators plan for grid of the future (Midwest Energy News)

Article highlights CEE's work with the e21 Initiative and work using smart meters in an innovative DSM program.

Report Released: Duct Leakage & Retrofit Duct Sealing in MN Commercial Buildings

This research characterized duct leakage in several types of Minnesota C&I buildings, completed retrofit duct sealing on a subset of C&I duct systems, and estimated the energy savings and cost effectiveness of retrofit sealing measures.

Media: Clean energy groups leading on utility changes (Midwest Energy News)

CEE is mentioned in a Midwest Energy News article on Minnesota's e21 Initiative work on an Xcel Energy proposal.

Media: Electric cooperatives fuel innovation nationwide and in Minnesota (Finance & Commerce)

Great River Energy's new blog post for Finance and Commerce celebrates Minnesota's electric co-ops and prominently features CEE's January policy forum on co-op innovation.

CEE Receives Contribution Award from Minnesota Electric Association

CEE's One Stop Efficiency Shop recieved the Product Service Company award for Special Contribution at the Minnesota Electrical Association spring conference.

Media: America's Utility Of The Future Takes Shape In Illinois, Ohio, And Minnesota (Forbes)

Minnesota's e21 Initiative, Which CEE co-leads with Great Plains Institute, is featured in an article in Forbes.

Media: Improving Building Performance Through Initiatives, Incentives, and Mandates (ARCHITECT)

Russ Landry is interviewed about his research on improving energy code compliance in Minnesota new construction.