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Media: Energy efficiency must be part of carbon-emissions equation (Duluth News)

This learning session, co-hosted by CEE, focused on Minnesota's Conservation Improvement Program and included co-host CEEM, LHB, and Sen. Simonson.

Media: Conservation Improvement Program makes sense (Eden Prairie News)

Guest column resulting from an information session on the benefits of the Conservation Improvement Programs at Precision Gasket Company in Edina.

Media: EnerChange helps nonprofits gain energy efficiency (Finance & Commerce)

This story has ties to both CEE's Lending Center and the One-Stop Efficiency Shop. Thanks to CEE and others, the Abu Huraira Islamic Center is now saving about $100K per year.

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.