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Educational Programs

As a part of our Renewable Development Fund's efforts to promote the startup, expansion, and attraction of renewable energy projects and companies across Minnesota and Wisconsin, we are also strengthening and expanding renewable energy at local colleges.

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Renewable Electricity for Minnesota's Future

The University of Minnesota, through the Institute on the Environment (IonE), is supporting university-based research to work to strengthen and expand the renewable energy industry in Minnesota.

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Microgrid Research & Testing

The University of St. Thomas (UST) will install a 0.25 MW peak, multipurpose microgrid at their St. Paul campus and establish an Engineering Senior Design Clinic.

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Minnesota State Higher Education Block Grant

Minnesota State, through the Minnesota Energy Center (MnEC), is supporting research projects that will ensure the growth, development, and delivery of renewable electric energy technologies throughout the State of Minnesota

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Energy Saving Tip

Create your own shade by planting a tree in a strategic location in your yard to block sunlight from pouring into your windows. It doesn't get much more green than a tree!

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.