Community Energy Consulting

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CEE helps communities of all sizes to pursue energy efficient, low-carbon strategies tailored to their own environmental and economic goals.

We customize our approach for the best practical solutions to achieve your community’s energy goals. In one comprehensive package, our energy consulting connects communities of all sizes to energy efficiency resources, planning and facilitation support, and meaningful stakeholder engagement. 

We leverage decades of experience, multiple CEE teams, and complementary strategies for working with cities and communities. Through deep relationships, data analysis, and best practices to tackle complex issues, we catalyze culture, policy, and programs to help you set and achieve your local energy vision.

Map of Minnesota with dots representing communities.We Specialize In:

  • Project financing

  • Policy advising

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Utility engagement

  • Energy planning

  • Energy benchmarking

  • Energy codes support

  • Technical studies 

  • Resilience planning


Representative Projects:

Info Sheet and Community Profiles. CEE helps communities of all sizes pursue clean energy strategies tailored to their own environmental and economic goals. 

City of Minneapolis. CEE united city leaders and energy experts behind a comprehensive framework for local energy action, which led to the nation’s first city-utility Clean Energy Partnership.

Rice Creek Commons, Arden Hills. CEE served on the Energy Resiliency Framework project team, helping to guide and develop the energy vision for Rice Creek Commons.

Destination Medical Center, Rochester. CEE facilitated discussions and performed research and analysis to provide the DMC board with feasible options to meet established sustainability goals.


Contact Us

Katie_Schmitt-web220.jpgKatie Jones
Community Program and Policy Manager