Travel information on Minnesota, including lodging, attractions, events, free brochures and more. The Explore Minnesota Web site (www.exploreminnesota.com) is the best resource to find Minnesota resorts, campgrounds, and events, as well as Minnesota activities such as hiking, biking, shopping, theater, and arts.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative’s mission is to make solar energy fully cost-competitive with traditional energy sources before the end of this decade, making this clean renewable energy resource more affordable and accessible to Americans. The SunShot Initiative vision is to make the total cost of solar energy fully economically-viable for everyday use, so that all Americans will benefit from this clean renewable energy resource.
Offbeat Press is a premium apparel screen-printing shop and creative design office working with hundreds of green businesses and organizations. Offbeat Press is a leader in eco-friendly water-based screen printing specializing in better shirts, better inks, and better people.
New Flyer has 40 years and over 100 million miles of experience with electric propulsion including trolley, hybrid and fuel-cell buses. Most recently, New Flyer electrification development has been focused on applying battery-electric propulsion to our proven Xcelsior® platform. Lithium-ion batteries are used, ranging from 100 kWh to 480 kWh, and are monitored and cooled by a battery management system. SPECIFICATIONS | BROCHURE
Panasonic is celebrating its 100th year as the leader in consumer electronics, business solutions, and industrial components. Panasonic has been a pioneer in the solar business for 40 years. We have been producing increasingly higher efficiency and the highest quality solar panels HIT® for 20 years. Panasonic’s century of experience is the foundation we build upon to fulfill our goal of providing technically innovative, durable, efficient, and high performance products to our customers worldwide.
AM950, the Progressive Voice of Minnesota, is an all-talk commercial radio station. National talkers include Thom Hartmann, Stephanie Miller, Democracy Now with Amy Goodman. Local shows include Matt McNeil, Mike McIntee, Native Roots Radio, Connections Radio, Food Freedom, Minding Your Health, Pet Connections, Hidden Edges, New Beginnings, A Woman’s Place, Twin Cities Real Estate, Atheists Talk, Wall of Power and Social Enterprise.
A semester school for high school juniors and advanced sophomores focused on environmental stewardship and outdoor education. Scholarships are offered to all qualified students interested in an experiential curriculum immersed in environmental history, nature literature, and the science of conservation, while still continuing their required academic studies.
Fronius USA, headquartered in Portage, IN, builds solar solutions built to last. Their catalog ranges from residential to commercial string inverters up to 24kW paired with Rapid Shutdown requirements, Fronius Smart Meter feed-in management capabilities, free life time online monitoring capabilities and much more. With a vision of 24 hours of sun their innovations are helping build a brighter future.
Thanks to Metro Transit, get a free ride to The Energy Fair in Saint Paul! Metro Transit is the transportation resource for the Twin Cities, offering an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike. Metro Transit is committed to providing transportation options that reduce energy use and harmful emissions into the environment. Each time you Go Greener with Metro Transit, you reduce your impact on the environment and increase the green in your wallet.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) works to protect and improve the environment and enhance human health.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for PV and Solar Heating Installation and PV Technical Sales Certifications.
Union Depot is one of America’s great rail stations from the early 20th century. Today, it is a welcoming destination for all and serves as a major transportation enter and dynamic event venue in the heart of the Twin Cities. Union Depot is the pick-up and drop-off location for The Energy Fair Electric Shuttle and can be found in front of the building on the eastbound side of Kellogg Blvd. The address is 240 E Kellogg Blvd and there will be a sign on the sidewalk marking the location.
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable societies, serving as an educational resource for national policymakers on climate and energy issues. EESI advances innovative policies and programs among federal, state, and local stakeholders.
Fresh Energy’s mission is to shape and drive realistic, visionary energy policies that benefit all. Together we are working toward a vision for an economy we thrive in and energy that ensures our well-being.
KFAI is a volunteer-based community radio station that exists to broadcast information, arts and entertainment programming for an audience of diverse racial, social and economic backgrounds. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, while fostering the values of democracy and social justice.
We manufacture several models of hydronic furnaces to supply heat for your home, cottage, business or farm. Our furnaces provide domestic hot water and heat pools, spas, hot tubs, and anything else requiring heat. Carefully designed to be simple and easy to use, Polar furnaces are crafted from only the highest quality materials and components.
Hundreds of Polar Furnace heaters supply heat to homes, cottages, farms and businesses throughout the USA and Canada.
The Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects.
For well over one hundred years, Local 292 has provided fair contracts, great employment opportunities, and a fantastic education program for its Members, as well as many other benefits that you will not find anywhere else.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources provides information and assistance on energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy options for Minnesota residents, businesses, builders, installers, utilities and others.
Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op provides local, organic food at a fair price to our community with three Saint Paul locations. As a consumer-owned grocery store, Mississippi Market provides high-quality, fair-priced goods and services, and works toward a sustainable local economy and global environment.
Raw Rev spreads mindful, healthy eating. The power is in the ingredients; fruits, nuts, and seeds infused with raw superfoods. You deserve a delicious and uplifting eating experience that lets you feel your best. Empower yourself. Embrace your revolution. Our commitment to using only organic ingredients means that the consumer, farmers, and land are not exposed to toxic chemicals or Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)…the food remains as nature intended for maximum nutritional value.
Windustry’s mission is to promote sustainable energy solutions and empower communities to develop and own clean energy assets. As an independent voice and resource acting in support of communities, we work – through education, outreach, and advocacy – to advance broad community commitment to renewable energy.
Founded in 1954, The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s largest and most established community of solar professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to enabling a 100% renewable energy society in the United States.
Biffs, Inc. was acquired in 1986 by a local entrepreneur Michael Pauling. He started with 4 employees, 200 portable restrooms, 4 trucks and a vision. Today, Biffs, Inc. remains a Pauling family owned business. We have expanded by thousands of portable restrooms and are proud to be the premier portable restroom provider in the Minnesota metro.
Currently, Central Waters Brewing Company services over 200 retail locations in Central Wisconsin, and has expanded its product line to include 18 beer styles. CWBC continues to build the solid reputation of producing the finest quality beers in Central Wisconsin.
Midwest Energy News, launched in 2010, is a non-profit news site dedicated to keeping stakeholders, policymakers, and citizens informed of the important changes taking place as the Midwest shifts from fossil fuels to a clean energy system.
Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living.
From its “cozy” first conference in 2005 with only 42 participants, the Small Wind Conference has grown into an internationally recognized and highly regarded networking opportunity for everyone who’s anyone in small wind. Manufacturers, installers, distributors, site assessors, policy makers, advocates, educators, and other wind energy professionals attend the conference to keep up to date on the industry, improve their knowledge, and share their experiences.