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Resources for Minnesota

10 link(s).

American Wind Energy Association State Fact Sheet: Minnesota

Date: 6/24/2015

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 24, 2015

The American Wind Energy Association produces wind energy fact sheets that highlight each state's status regarding wind related manufacturing, environmental benefits, economic benefits and more.

Midwest Wind Energy Center

Date: 6/24/2015

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 24, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy's Regional Resource Centers provide unbiased wind energy information to communities and decision makers to help them evaluate wind energy potential and learn about wind power's benefits and impacts in their regions.

Minnesota State Fact Sheet

Date: 6/23/2015

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 23, 2015

The Minnesota State Fact Sheet is featured on the Midwest Wind Energy Center website.

American Council on Renewable Energy: Minnesota

Date: 6/22/2015

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 22, 2015

The American Council on Renewable Energy publishes a series of state fact sheets highlighting the current status of renewable energy across the United States.

U.S. Energy Information Administration: Minnesota

Date: 6/18/2015

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 18, 2015

The U.S. Energy Information Administration features an overview of each state's energy profile.


Date: 8/2/2011

Location: MN

This information was last updated on June 10, 2015

Windustry is a non-profit organization working to create an understanding of wind energy opportunities for rural economic benefit by providing technical support and creating tools for analysis. We address barriers to wind energy by building collaborations with rural landowners, local communities and utilities, as well as state, regional and non-profit organizations. Windustry's areas of special focus include: economic development from wind energy; landowner rights, risks, and benefits; and community-based wind energy.

Minnesota Municipal Power Agency Energy Education Program

Date: 6/30/2010

Location: Minneapolis, MN

This information was last updated on June 30, 2010

The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency created the Energy Education program to encourage community involvement and to support wind energy education to its community schools. Energy Education provides regional and local wind energy information as well as teaching tools for educators. The wind energy information includes historical and current wind energy generation, a current wind map, and live turbine information from each Minnesota Municipal Power Agency community hometown turbine. Teaching tools for educators includes lesson plans, activities, and traveling wind turbine kits.

The Energy Education program is an extension of the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency's Hometown WindPower program. Hometown WindPower locates turbines within each member community and at the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency's Faribault Energy Park. The Hometown WindPower turbines are located in: Anoka, Arlington, Brownton, Buffalo, Chaska, East Grand Forks, Faribault, Le Sueur, North St. Paul, Olivia, Shakopee and Winthrop. The power from the turbines goes directly into each member's power distribution system. View live turbine data for each city. Each Hometown WindPower turbine has a capacity of 160 kilowatts. Hometown WindPower gives all Minnesota Municipal Power Agency member communities the chance to become a part of the solution to the state's renewable energy needs. A wind turbine is a signal to all approaching each city that your hometown cares about the environment and clean energy production — a town that is a leader.

Minnesota Incentives and Policies for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE Database)

Location: MN

This information was last updated on May 12, 2015

The Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Fresh Energy

Location: MN

This information was last updated on August 05, 2013

A coalition working to improve the quality of life, the environment and the economy of the Midwest by promoting energy efficiency and the sound use of renewable energy. Through a program of research, public education, and intervention in the decision-making process, Fresh Energy seeks to develop and build consensus for an energy vision that will ensure the well-being of future generations.

This site is a resource for Midwestern citizens interested in wind power. It provides information on the Midwest's operating and planned wind farms, wind reports that are useful to those both in the Midwest, links to wind organizations and companies, and recent news and policy related materials.

Minnesota Department of Commerce Energy

Location: MN

This information was last updated on February 13, 2017

Provides information and resources to help residents of Minnesota with all of the necessary steps involved in implementation of a wind project.