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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. 

Media: America's Utility Of The Future Forms Around Performance-Based Regulation (EI at Forbes)

e21 Initiative is featured in a Forbes article about evolving utility business models. 

Media: Solving Sustainability (Macalester Today)

CEE President Chris Duffrin, interviewed about his work in the sustainability industry for his alma mater, Macalester College's Macalester Today.

Report Released: Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump

CEE has released a final report for its Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump research project, funded by a Department of Commerce CARD grant.

Media: How Minnesota is inching toward a new oversight model (Utility Dive)

Work of the e21 Initiative is discussed in a Utility Dive article on electric utility business model reform. 

Report Released: Optimized Operation of Indoor Public Pool Facilities

CEE released a final report for a CARD funded research project, Optimized Operation of Indoor Public Pool Facilities, which identified several site specific opportunities for energy savings in Minnesota.

NEWS: Communities receive Clean Energy Community Awards

Three Partners in Energy communities, Red Wing, Winona and Edina, were honored with Minnesota Clean Energy Community Achievement Awards.

Media: McKnight aims funding at climate change

Minnesota's e21 Initiative, coordinated by CEE and Great Plains Institute, is mentioned in an article highlighting McKnight Foundation's climate and energy grants.

Launch of the e21 Initiative Website

​We’re excited to announce that the e21 Initiative has finally been given the website it has long deserved!

News Release: Stephanie Haddad hired as CEE Chief Operating Officer

As new COO, Stephanie Haddad brings a wealth of nonprofit experience and organizational leadership.