CERTs in the News


Description: Crookston Times article about CERTs awarding the University of Minnesota, Crookston a $5,000 grant for their clean energy project: Straight Vegetable Oil as a Fuel Source in Agricultural Production. Link: Read the article
Description: Star Tribune article about ARTech charter school who installed solar panels as part of a student project. Students received a $5,000 Southeast Clean Energy Resource Team grant to pay for the installation. Link: Read the article
TC Daily Planet, Jennifer Holder MINNEAPOLIS – On June 11 a group of about twenty energy conservation enthusiasts huddled together inside Birchwood Café in Minneapolis for an environmental happy hour. Green Drinks is held on the second Wednesday of the month, and is hosted for the summer by...
West Central Tribune, Tom Cherveny Description: MONTEVIDEO, West Central CERT Meeting — The potential to hook up small-scale wind and renewable energy projects on the electrical distribution system within Minnesota may be even better than a recent state study suggests. Mike Michaud, an electrical...
Description: The Central CERT Park Rapids Wind Tour, held on May 20, 2008, received press in several Minnesota newspapers, incuding: Sebeka-Menahga Review Messenger (Wadena County) | Web site Staples World | print only Park Rapids Enterprise | Web site
Description: Park Rapids Enterprise article: “It took longer than expected but the wind speed, volts, amps and other data from the wind turbine at Century School is now available on line at www.prwind.org.” The article also includes an announcement about the Central CERT meeting to tour...
Description: Article recapping the 2007 CERTs Conference, “Local Energy/Local Opportunities,” by WorldChanging – Twin Cities blogger Bart Gottschalk Link: Read the blog post
Description: St. Cloud Times article publicizing the 2007 CERTs Conference, “Local Energy/Local Opportunities” by Kirsti Marohn. Link: Read the article
Description: West Central Tribune article about the 2007 CERTs Conference, “Local Energy/Local Opportunities” in St. Cloud by The Associated Press. Link: Read the article
Description: Jordan Independent article on 2007 CERTs Conference, “Local Energy/Local Opportunities” by Mathius Baden. Link: Read the article here



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