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CEE Staffer Receives Distinguished Service Award

Erik Ennen receives distinguished service award for dedicating time to developing new lighting certification.

Minnesota’s e21 Initiative releases report on framework for a 21st century electric system

The Great Plains Institute (GPI) and the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) released a new report today detailing additional steps for Minnesota to protect the public interest by taking full advantage of a cleaner and more customer-centric utility regulatory framework.  

Media: Intern Finds Program Opportunities (MnTAP Solutions)

CEE's former MnTAP intern Tiger Rost who worked with the Energy Intelligence program summarizes his findings and what he learned.

Report released: Impacts of office plug load reduction strategies

This study explores commercial buildings' plug load energy savings from control technologies and occupant behavior strategies. 

CEE lighting expert co-develops lighting controls certification with NALMCO

CEE facility services manager Erik Ennen served as a lead contributor to the development and recent roll-out of the lighting industry's first certification program for lighting controls professionals.

Minneapolis Recognizes High Performing Commercial Buildings

Six awards were given for reducing climate change pollution.

CEE seeks artist collaborator for Northern Spark Arts Festival

We encourage artists to apply to collaborate with CEE to design and create a project that communicates the big impact of our "little" energy-related choices.

News Release: Two nonprofits merge for greater reach and impact

CEE and Neighborhood Energy Connection Announce Plans to Merge in 2017 

Media: Minneapolis, St. Paul energy conservation nonprofits merge (StarTribune)

StarTribune article on CEE and NEC's plan to merge in 2017, for larger reach and impact.

Media: Twice as efficient? St. Paul and Minneapolis energy nonprofits to merge (Pioneer Press)

Pioneer Press article on CEE and NEC's plan to merge in 2017, for larger reach and impact.