Here are some links to energy-related websites:
University of Minnesota – Extension
Energy efficiency and renewable energy:
University of Wisconsin: Energy Institute
CAMEL (Climate, Adaptation, Mitigation, E-Learning)
SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge)
U.S. and Minnesota Government
DNR Strategic Conservation Agenda
Under Trends and Strategic Directions, click the "Changes related to energy and climate" link.
DSIRE: Database of State Incentives For Renewables & Efficiency
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Governor Dayton's Energy-related Executive Orders
Xcel Energy: Renewable Energy
Green Mountain Energy: Solar Energy 101
Useful links under "Why Green Mountain"
Native Energy: Climate Solutions
Useful information on carbon offsets, sustainability, clean energy.
SRECTrade: Solar Renewable Energy Certificates
There is currently no direct financial benefit from avoided CO2 emissions in Minnesota, there could potentially be some future benefits in the form of tradable Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs).
Minnesota-made Solar Energy Equipment
Minnesota Renewable Energy Society