News and Events

STATEMENT: Lawmakers Miss Opportunity to Grow Clean Energy in State

June 12th, 2015

Justin Fay, campaign manager for the Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign, on the passage of the Omnibus jobs, housing, economic development and energy appropriations bill

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS UPS PRESSURE ON LAWMAKERS TO SUPPORT CLEAN ENERGY, OPPOSE ROLLBACKS

April 29th, 2015

Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs unveiled ads calling for lawmakers to support clean energy and oppose attempts rollback clean energy progress.

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS STATEMENT ON HOUSE ENERGY BILL

April 23rd, 2015

“This bill is full of bad ideas from ending the state’s yearly energy savings goal to failing to grow good jobs, save money in the long run and protect our state’s natural heritage by watering down the state’s existing Renewable Energy Standard.”

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS STATEMENT ON HOUSE ENERGY BILL

April 12th, 2015

SAINT PAUL, MN (April 10, 2015) – The Minnesota House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee today passed its omnibus bill H.F. 843. The bill would sunset the state’s yearly energy savings goal, stifle growth in clean energy, move backward on commitments to greenhouse gas reductions and fails to include the components […]

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS CAMPAIGN STATEMENT ON COMMITTEE PASSING RESPONSIBLE CLEAN ENERGY PLAN

March 20th, 2015

The Senate Environment and Energy Committee today passed two significant components of a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan.

LOCAL LEADERS IN MARSHALL, ROCHESTER & AUSTIN CALL ON AREA LAWMAKERS TO SUPPORT RESPONSIBLE CLEAN ENERGY PLAN

March 16th, 2015

(March 14, 2015) – Local leaders from the Clean Energy & Jobs campaign today continued a series of statewide events to call on lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan with events in Austin, Marshall and Rochester. Throughout Greater Minnesota, labor, faith, business, youth, and environmental leaders discussed the benefits of a plan that will […]

MAYOR NESS, LOCAL LEADERS CALL FOR RESPONSIBLE CLEAN ENERGY PLAN

March 6th, 2015

Duluth Mayor Don Ness joined state and local leaders from the Clean Energy & Jobs campaign today as they kicked off a series of statewide events to call on lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan.

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS CAMPAIGN STATEMENT ON FIRST COMMITTEE HEARING IN SENATE

March 5th, 2015

After the first hearing on the effort to improve the state’s Renewable Energy Standard, Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign Director Justin Fay released this statement.

HUNDREDS MEET WITH THEIR LAWMAKERS TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY PLAN

February 2nd, 2015

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 […]

JOIN US FEBRUARY 2 AT THE MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY & JOBS DAY ON THE HILL!

January 28th, 2015

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)

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