Join the Sustainable Stillwater Energy Working Group (EWG) for a listening session that aims to gather input from city residents/stakeholders to formulate an energy vision for the city of Stillwater. The EWG is looking for your input to guide our efforts for a clean energy future.
The Energy Working Group emphasizes the move to renewable energy and increased energy conservation to reduce our carbon footprint while improving the health and sustainability of our community. Our work supports the City of Stillwater’s GreenSteps program and extends to businesses, schools and residential properties. The event is co-hosted by Conversation Minnesota and Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs). Great Plains Institute directs the 11 county Twin Cities metro region of CERTs.
PJM States Expert Workshop: States and RTOs in Changing Times
Date: June 12, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Hilton Lexington Downtown 369 W Vine St Magnolia Room Lexington, KY 40507
Join the Great Plains Institute and the Nicholas Institute at Duke University in Lexington, Kentucky as they present an expert stakeholder workshop on the important issues facing states and stakeholder in PJM in 2019.
GreenStep Cities March Workshop: Mobility & Electric Vehicles
Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 9-11 AM
Location: League of Minnesota Cities, 145 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55103
Join us on March 6th as we hear from cities and local experts share with us their experiences with shared mobility and electric vehicles. Topics will include:
Introduction to shared mobility
City speakers on micro-mobility, electric scooters, electric vehicles, shared transit
Cities Charging Ahead!: a cohort of 28 cities exploring electric vehicle readiness
Webinar: Best Practices in Solar Planning and Zoning
As solar projects proliferate in agricultural areas, local governments are enacting development standards to ensure that solar farm development creates agricultural, environmental and water quality co-benefits.
2019 Summit on Transportation Electrification in the Midcontinent Region
On January 23, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois, the Great Plains Institute and the diverse participants of the Midcontinent Transportation Electrification Collaborative (MTEC) will host a Transportation Electrification Summit.
During the Summit, MTEC will unveil its consensusRoad Map to Decarbonization by Midcentury: Transportation Electrification. This second installment of the Road Map to Decarbonization will include new analyses and recommendations to policy makers in the region on how to seize the opportunities electric vehicles (EVs) present.
The GPI Energy Innovation Happy Hour brings together energy-sector professionals, entrepreneurs, public sector leaders and professionals, project developers, researchers, advocates, and enthusiasts. This is a great opportunity for our dynamic community to discuss ideas, network, and get to know each other.
An Expert Stakeholder Workshop for States & Stakeholders in the PJM Region “Looking Ahead: Big Challenges for 2019”
Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Location: Kimpton Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
Join the Great Plains Institute and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions for an expert workshop for state officials and stakeholders exploring recent energy and environmental policy developments in the PJM region and the potential challenges in 2019.
Electric storage: addressing grid demands & customer values
Join Environmental Initiative for a discussion on the changing landscape of electric storage in Minnesota—from what our grid needs to meet state greenhouse gas goals, to adoption benefits and barriers for customers.
GPI is a promotional partner for this event where participants will hear from a wide range of perspectives, including utilities, corporations, and policy experts such as GPI’s Matt Prorok.
MetroCert Annual Event
Date: November 12, 2018
Time: 4 pm- 7:30 pm
Location: Grand Hall 1644 Larpenteur Ave W., St. Paul, MN 55108
Join Metro CERT to celebrate our 11th year of connecting communities to resources!
Learn about areas of clean energy action happening in our region, connect with leaders in renewable energy and energy efficiency, and join with us to take action. Food will be provided during this free event.
GPI is proud to be a supporting partner of the 2018 Energy Storage North America Expo, an influential gathering of policy, technology, and market leaders in energy storage. This year, the event focuses on the role storage plays at the nexus of the power and transportation sector- looking at electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, newest technologies and solutions.