Advancing policies that create a responsible Clean Energy Plan for Minnesota
The Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign is labor, faith, youth, community, and environmental leaders who have joined together to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan that will save money in the long run, create good jobs and leave a stronger legacy for our children and grandchildren.
Minnesotans from Across State Advocate for Improving State’s Renewable Energy Standard and Energy Savings Goal to Save Money in Long Run, Grow Good Jobs SAINT PAUL, MN (February 2, 2015) – Hundreds of labor, environmental, faith and youth leaders met with lawmakers at the Minnesota State Capitol today to show their support for a responsible Minnesota […]
Save the Date for the Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Day at the Capitol, Monday, February 2 from 9:30 am to 4 pm, Meet at Christ Lutheran Church (105 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55155)
Over the past ten years you may have noticed more wind turbines on the horizon as you drive to the grocery store or pick up the kids from school. That’s because wind development has grown into a significant industry for Minnesota. In fact, revenue from the Wind Energy Production Tax this year was already ten times higher than only ten years earlier.
The Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs campaign announced its policy agenda for 2015. Leaders from the clean energy sector, faith community, youth and labor discussed the benefits of a responsible clean energy plan for Minnesota.
The MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released a new report on clean energy employment and Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign Manager Justin Fay said the report shows that Minnesota has made extraordinary progress in developing a clean energy economy and creating good jobs. It also shows an incredible opportunity to do much, much more.
Alliance for Sustainability | American Wind Energy Association | Applied Energy Innovations | Audubon Minnesota | BlueGreen Alliance | Center for Rural Affairs | Citizen Climate Lobby | Clean Up the River Environment | Clean Water Action | Communications Workers of America Minnesota State Council | Conservation Minnesota | Cool Planet | Distributed Wind Energy Association | Duluth Audubon Society | EDF Renewable Energy | EDP Renewables | Environment Minnesota | Environmental Law and Policy Center | Envision Minnesota | Eureka Recycling | Fresh Energy | Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness | Friends of the Mississippi River | Grand Aspirations | Green Water Energy | Institute for Energy and Environmental Research | Institute for Local Self-Reliance | Izaak Walton League | Land Stewardship Project | League of Women Voters – Minnesota | Lower Phalen Creek Project | Lutheran Advocacy – Minnesota | Mankato Area Environmentalists | Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy | Minnesota Community Solar | Minnesota Conservation Federation | Minnesota Environmental Partnership | Minnesota Food Association | Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light | Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union | Minnesota Project | Minnesota Public Interest Research Group | Minnesota Renewable Energy Society | Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter | Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association | Minnesota Youth Environmental Network | MN350 | Natural Resources Defense Council | North American Water Office | Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness | Permaculture Cold Climate Research Institute | PRC Wind | Renewing the Countryside | Save Lake Superior Association | SEIU Minnesota State Council | Sheet Metal Workers Local 10 | Sierra Club North Star Chapter | Southeastern Minnesotans for Environmental Protection | Transit for Livable Communities | Union of Concerned Scientists | United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1189 | United Steelworkers District 11 | Vote Solar – Minnesota | Will Steger Foundation | Wind on the Wires | Windustry