Renewable Energy Links in Minnesota

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Redwood County has some great examples of solar technology installed in our county! 

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Aug 29, 2016

Let's Go Solar
Let's Go Solar.com -- a new resource that provides simple, educational information to help homeowners easily determine if renewable energy is a sound financial choice where they live!

Category: Solar; Renewable Energy

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Aug 09, 2016

Category: Ag and Renewable Energy, Site Selector Resources

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Dec 22, 2015

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May 21, 2014

Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development's Rural Energy for America Program increases the use of renewable energy sources and improves the rural economy. Funding is available to agriculture producers and rural small businesses to make energy efficiency improvements to their operations.

Category: Renewable Energy

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Jan 15, 2014

Scoping an Energy Future Study for Minnesota
Minnesota’s energy future is a matter of choice, not fate. Conducting an energy future study (EFS) offers a rare and valuable opportunity to step back from annual debates over energy policy and take a more measured and longer-term view of the state’s energy trajectory. It is a chance to engage a wide range of stakeholders in weighing together the risks and opportunities of different possible energy...

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Jan 15, 2014

The Value of Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) in Minnesota
Minnesota has established robust clean energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals, aiming to obtain 25 percent of electricity from renewable resources by 2025 and reduce GHG emissions by 80 percent (relative to the 2005 baseline) by 2050. The state is additionally evaluating pathways to create an energy system that does not rely on the use of fossil fuels to power the economy.

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Jan 15, 2014

White Paper Analysis of Utility-Managed, On-Site Energy Storage in Minnesota
Pursuant to legislation passed in 2013, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (Commerce) contracted with Strategen and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to investigate the potential costs and benefits of grid-connected electrical energy storage technology located at the utility customer in the State of Minnesota. The investigation included standalone storage and storage integrated with solar PV, and it considered both residential and commercial customer sites....

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Jul 29, 2013

CR Planning
The Minnesota Solar Challenge CR Planning is working with state agencies, renewable energy advocates, and business organizations to better address solar energy development in local plans, development regulation, and permitting processes. The Minnesota Solar Challenge, administered by the Minnesota Division of Energy Resources, works with local governments to create a self-sustaining solar energy industry in Minnesota and enhance opportunities for homeowners and businesses to use their...

Category: Renewable Energy

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Feb 17, 2013

DSIRE - Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University and is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Category: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiencies Funding programs

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Feb 17, 2013

Institute of the Environment: U of M
We envision a future in which sustainable agriculture feeds the world; renewable energy powers healthy homes, efficient vehicles and flourishing businesses; every person has access to food, clean water and shelter; oceans, lakes and rivers are unimpaired; cities have vibrant economies, neighborhoods and cultures; and thriving ecosystems support thriving economies and societies.

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Feb 17, 2013

Minnesota Project
As part of its Farm Energy Efficiency Program, The Minnesota Project has created the following resource center to help interested parties learn more about on farm energy efficiency. The resource center contains a collection of the most relevant information relating to on farm energy efficiency. From specific information concerning the most efficient milking pump technology, to do-it-yourself farm energy audit tools, we aspire for this...

Category: Renewable Energy

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

YES: Youth Energy Summit
YES! empowers youth to partner with their community to create economic and environmental vitality through hands-on learning and team-based projects.

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Feb 17, 2013

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Feb 01, 2013

Fresh Energy
Fresh Energy works daily for a future where energy production stimulates local economies, efficiently harnessing clean, homegrown electricity sources like wind and solar power. One where pollution is a thing of the past, where the energy we need doesn’t harm the people we love. And one that reflects Midwesterners’ love and respect for our lakes, prairies, and forests – for our sake and beyond.

Category: Renewable Energy

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Nov 30, 2010

Biomass Report
This document applies the methodology of the “Template for Estimating County Level Energy Use and Renewable Energy Potential” developed in 2009 for AURI, to Redwood County, Minnesota. This broad analysis of Redwood County found the potential for approximately 138 Trillion Btu per year of renewable energy production from agricultural crop residue, manure and animal wastes, and wind energy. The majority of this dormant resource lies...

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Dec 31, 1969

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Dec 31, 1969

Center for Rural Policy and Development
Please take a moment to check out our Website. You will find links to CRPD’s Publications (Newsletters and Commentary), Online Atlas, Radio Show, and the Rural MN Journal; other useful links can be found on the Rural Links page. For more information on becoming a member check out our Membership page or feel free to contact us by any of the means provided. We welcome...

Category: Renewable Energy, Minnesota Agriculture Resources

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Dec 31, 1969

Category: CERTS, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency

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Dec 31, 1969

Category: Renewable Energy, CERTS



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"Just wanted to say thank you for a great tour of Redwood Falls....it is so wonderful to see a community with such beauty and awareness of its potential by the way Redwood Falls promotes itself and the surrounding area. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the growth and remarkable natural setting that the area provides....what a pleasant and unexpected surprise!!! Thank you again for taking the time to show us your beautiful city and all it has to offer....anyone would be pleased to visit and locate there!"

Jackie Buysse

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