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



News Release: Grant to advance Minnesota’s solar energy progress (MN DOC)

CEE is a partner in Minnesota Commerce Department's U.S. Department of Energy SunShot grant that will help achieve the energy goal of 10% solar by 2030.

Media: Programs help take the heat off buying a new, better furnace (Post Bulletin)

Article highlighting CEE's Lending Center for residential and commercial loans. 

CEE's Statement on PUC approval of Xcel Energy Resource Plan

"Today is a great day for Xcel Energy customers in the upper Midwest."

Media: Building upgrades give downtown St. Paul smaller energy footprint (MPR)

Director of Engineering Mark Hancock is interviewed about CEE's approach to recommissioning of large buildings to improve energy efficiency.

Media: Research focuses on tighter homes, lower cost (Finance & Commerce)

Finance and Commerce interviewed CEE's director of research Dave Bohac about a new research grant CEE received to research aerosol envelope sealing in new construction single-family homes. 

Media: Sustainable: Crunching numbers on buildings’ energy use (Finance & Commerce)

Finance and Commerce outlines the success of Minneapolis' building benchmarking program and how it is helping buildings across the city reduce their energy use. 

News Release: Minneapolis offers no-interest financing for recommended energy-efficiency upgrades (M

The City of Minneapolis announced that they are offering Minneapolis residents zero percent financing on energy-saving upgrades recommended by Home Energy Squad.

News Release: CEE receives $535,000 from Dept of Energy to improve air-tightness in homes

Funding will support research to develop a practical protocol for aerosol envelope sealing.

Report released — MN's e21 Initiative: The 21st Century Energy System

Nation-leading energy industry resource provider E Source has published a report on Minnesota's e21 initiative, co-led by CEE and Great Plains Institute.

Media: Homeowner Saving Money with 'Home Energy Squad (KSTP)

Channel Five News joined Kat and John at a Home Energy Squad visit to show homeowners how they can take action this fall to save energy and money.