Visit CEE's Newsletter Archive to look back at past research, program, and policy updates.
CEE announces new board members
CEE's board of directors has added three new members to expand and strengthen its roster: LisaBeth Barajas, Amanda Novak, and Nancy Tyra-Lukens.
Dec 5, 2018
New Study: Utilities can meet energy-saving goals
CEE-led study finds that utilities can continue to meet or exceed energy-saving goals.
Media: Council considers collecting housing efficiency data (Southwest Journal)
CEE's report on leveraging home inspections at time-of-sale to promote energy efficiency is referenced in a new a proposed TISH alteration.
Nov 29, 2018
Media: Minnesota's 10% solar goal can be met economically five years early (MPR)
CEE's Josh Quinnell is quoted in a story covering a new report on the future of solar energy in Minnesota.
Nov 16, 2018
Report: Renewable energy and storage can competitively power Minnesota's electricity needs
Report finds that Minnesota can produce 10 percent of its electricity from solar by 2025 and 70 percent from solar and wind by 2050 at generation costs comparable to natural gas.
Nov 15, 2018
Media: Study says Minnesota can economically reach renewable energy goals by 2050 (StarTribune)
A study on the potential for renewable energy in Minnesota, which CEE was a partner on, is featured in the StarTribune.
Media: City offering no-cost Home Energy Squad participation (Southwest Journal)
Free HES visits for Minneapolis residents and no-interest lending for related insulation upgrades are highlighted in a Southwest Journal article.
Nov 14, 2018
Media: St. Paul, takes a gradual approach on tracking buildings’ energy use (Energy News Network)
St. Paul and Minneapolis' benchmarking programs, which Katie Jones and Molly Janis Smith work on, are highlighted in a Energy News Network article.
CEE Statement on U of M's CIP exemption withdrawal
University of Minnesota announces that it has withdrawn its request for an exemption from charges for the Conservation Improvement Program, for natural gas purchases for its Minneapolis campus.
Nov 7, 2018
News: Lowering costs of energy on environment and wallets (Red Wing Eagle)
CEE presented at a Red Wing Sustainability Commission program about ways to reduce energy usage.
Oct 22, 2018
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