Metro CERT

The Clean Energy Resource Teams – or CERTs – are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects.

Metro CERT serves the 11-county Twin Cities metropolitan area by empowering communities and their members to adopt energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies and practices for their homes, businesses, and local institutions.

Metro CERT Helps Communities:

  • Select projects to achieve community energy goals
  • Identify funding, technical assistance, and expertise
  • Connect to peer communities that have completed successful projects
  • Plan workshops, events, and trainings on energy topics
  • Share project stories through case studies and blog posts
  • Complete energy actions as part of the GreenStep Cities program
  • Enroll in Minnesota’s Guaranteed Energy Savings Program
  • Obtain project funding through CERTs Seed Grants
  • Help the State of Minnesota achieve its energy efficiency and renewable energy goals

To learn more about the Clean Energy Resource Teams, please visit the CERTs website at www.cleanenergyresourceteams.org.

Blog

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As cities look to capitalize on the opportunity that electric vehicles (EVs) can bring, they also must lay the groundwork for their communities to become ‘EV ready’.

Utilities, companies, and local governments discuss opportunities for collaboration on EVs in Minnesota

Additional voices broaden the conversation on how to increase EV adoption.

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A guide to the most common questions about solar gardens for local governments in Minnesota

Staff

Program Assistant
Project Manager
Metro CERT Director