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Visit CEE's Newsletter Archive to look back at past research, program, and policy updates.



Media: Free energy audits for lower income St. Paul residents (Pioneer Press)

Xcel Energy is providing free Home Energy Squad visits to low-income St. Paul residents.

Media: Energy Counselor Provides Tips For Optimizing Your Thermostat (WCCO)

Energy counselor Sam Wagner discussed how you can use your thermostat to save money and reduce electricity use. 

CEE program recognized for Climate Protection Award

CEE assisted with the City of Minneapolis's 4d Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing program which was part of a suite of programs recently recognized at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards.

CEE project wins State Government Innovation Award

With technical assistance from CEE, EnergyScoreCards Minnesota Phase II won a State Government Innovation Award.

Media: Power over Ethernet can save energy and add workstation flexibility (Finance & Commerce)

Lester Shen, CEE's director of innovative technologies, discusses the impact of using Power over Ethernet used in commercial buildings. 

Media: Deal to close coal plants includes ‘historic’ efficiency push (Energy News Network)

Mike Bull, CEE's director of policy, is quoted in an article about historic efficiency goal. 

CEE awarded four new CARD projects

CEE’s new projects vary in timeline and scope, but all of them revolve around innovative energy efficiency measures and technologies.

Media: Energy Vampires e-Book (All Energy Solar)

Lester Shen was interviewed for a short e-book put together by All Energy Solar on how you can tackle energy waste by reducing phantom loads.

Media: Welcome NALMCO (U.S. Department of Energy)

DOE's Interior Lighting Campaign Interviewed CEE's Facility Services Manager Erik Ennen to learn more about NALMCO.

Media: MN homeowners haven't embraced electric heat yet (U.S. News & World Report)

Research engineer Ben Schoenbauer talks about CEE's heat pump research.