March 4 to be declared 'Clean Energy Business Day'

Mar 4, 2020

Lt. Governor Flanagan scheduled to speak at Rotunda celebration

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The fourth annual Clean Energy Business Day at the Minnesota State Capitol is slated to be the biggest event yet – this in light of an increased spotlight on the state’s clean energy sector. Members of the press are invited to attend the public rotunda celebration at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, March 4. Details below. 

WHO: More than 150+ members of Minnesota’s clean energy business community. Speakers include: Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan along with Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley as well as: Sheri Brezinka, U.S. Green Building Council Regional Director, Jamie Fitzke, Manager of Program and Policy at Center for Energy and Environment, Chris Kunkle, Senior Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Apex Clean Energy, Gregg Mast, Clean Energy Economy MN Ex. Director, Peder Mewis, Regional Policy Manager-West for Clean Grid Alliance, and David Shaffer, Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association Ex. Director.

WHAT: Lt. Governor will be delivering a proclamation from the Governor announcing Clean Energy Business Day.

WHERE: Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. | Wednesday, March 4.

WHY: Minnesota’s clean energy sector is growing jobs 2.5 times faster than Minnesota’s overall economy. Celebrating successes, contributions and policy opportunity to grow Minnesota’s economy.


Center for Energy and Environment is a clean energy nonprofit with special expertise in energy efficiency that stretches back nearly 40 years. Working in homes, businesses, and communities, CEE discovers and deploys the most effective energy solutions to strengthen the economy and improve the environment.