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April 17, 2014
Upgrades such as new energy efficient lighting have helped slash energy use at the RiverCentre parking ramp in St. Paul, Minnesota by 50%. | Photo courtesy of City of St. Paul
St. Paul Parking Ramp Serves as a Model for Sustainability

Energy upgrade projects, through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, helps slash energy use by 50%, saving thousands of dollars annually.

March 28, 2013
Together, the five newest National Parks Initiative projects will save the equivalent of nearly 10,000 gallons of gasoline and 71 tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.
National Parks Move Transportation Forward in America’s Great Outdoors

Learn how the Energy Department's Clean Cities is helping National Parks across the country reduce air pollution and lower fuel costs.

September 25, 2012
EA-1888: Final Environmental Assessment

Old Town Fuel and Fiber Proposed Demonstration-Scale Integrated Biorefinery in Old Town, MN

August 16, 2012
Morris, Minnesota: Creating a Sustainable College Campus and Local Jobs

The University of Minnesota, Morris is committed to creating a sustainable campus for its students and local residents, while creating job and growing the economy.

July 18, 2012
Earlier this week Deputy Secretary Poneman also visited Environment Minnesota, where he spoke with members about their efforts to educate their community on the importance of clean energy tax credits. | Energy Department photo.
What Do Clean Energy Tax Credits Mean for Minnesota (and America)?

Clean energy tax credits are helping create jobs while boosting American manufacturing and innovation.

July 16, 2012
In Minnesota, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman Highlights Clean Energy Industries That Are Driving American Manufacturing Growth

Deputy Secretary Poneman Calls for Tax Credits Extensions to Help U.S. Companies Win the Global Clean Energy Race

April 26, 2012
EA-1809: Finding of No Significant Impact

White Earth Nation Wind Energy Project II, Becker and Mahnomen Counties, MN

April 26, 2012
EA-1809: Final Environmental Assessment

White Earth Nation Wind Energy Project II, Becker and Mahnomen Counties, MN

April 26, 2012
EA-1809: Notice of Availability

White Earth Nation Wind Energy Project II, Becker and Mahnomen Counties, MN

March 29, 2012
Minnesota Company 3M Awarded $3 Million by Energy Department to Reduce Cost of Advanced Fuel Cells

In support of the Obama Administration's all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the Energy Department today announced the investment of $3 million to 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, to lower the cost of advanced fuel cell systems by developing cost-effective, durable, and highly efficient fuel cell components. The 3-year project will focus on boosting the performance of fuel cell systems for vehicles and stationary applications while driving down costs. These investments are a part of the Department's commitment to U.S. leadership in innovative fuel cell technologies that give American families and businesses more options to cut energy costs and reduce petroleum use.