The Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA), a 501(c)6 nonprofit, promotes and protects Minnesota’s solar and storage industries. Representing over 170 businesses, we advocate for solar and storage with key local and state officials in a unified and actionable way. Joining MnSEIA will give you direct access to principal-level representatives of Minnesota's most respected solar and storage companies, and the ability to participate in the conversations that shape Minnesota’s energy policies and affect your business.

Membership levels

Solar and Storage Business Rates

Small Business

$1,570
  • $0-2 million in Minnesota solar/storage revenue or
  • 0-5 solar/storage-related employees that work with the MN market

Mid-Sized Business

$3,140
  • $2-10 million in Minnesota solar/storage revenue or
  • 6-24 solar/storage-related employees that work with the MN market

Large Business

$6,270
  • Over $10 million in Minnesota solar/storage revenue or
  • 25+ solar/storage-related employees that work with the MN market

Solar Supporter Rates

Individual

$250
Friends of solar that want to participate in advocacy. (Not available for companies).

Nonprofit & Ed

$450
Any non-government, nonprofit or nonprofit educational org.

Association

$2,500
Includes labor and trade associations and state agencies.

MnSEIA welcomes a wide-array of businesses and individuals to consider membership. If you do not see your business category above or are unsure which membership level you fall into, please email Abbi Morgan at amorgan@mnseia.org.

 

Visit our Membership page for association benefits and our FAQs page for information on invoicing, renewals, etc.
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Why My Company Joined MnSEIA:

SunPower is excited to strengthen its ties to Minnesota by joining MnSEIA and its President’s Circle. As one of the nation’s leading installers of residential solar and solar+storage, SunPower is looking forward to growing its presence in Minnesota and knows that MnSEIA will be an invaluable partner in helping us expand access to solar for Minnesotans.  
Suzanne Leta, Senior Director, Head of Policy & Strategy for SunPower
As a solar distributor, meeting and making connections with local solar companies is crucial to the success of our business in Minnesota. Greentech Renewables is a MnSEIA member so we can stay informed on state policy, meet the movers and shakers of the industry, and support their work to grow Minnesota solar.
Geoff Stenrick, Greentech Renewables
Knobelsdorff has been a proud supporter of MnSEIA for 6+ years. We continue to support the organization for many reasons, mainly because MnSEIA does a great job navigating the complexities of legislation at both the State and Federal level. Gateway to Solar, MnSEIA’s annual conference, is also a valuable networking event we benefit from each year.
Knobelsdorff
As an engineering and environmental consulting firm working in the renewable field for decades, MnSEIA membership puts Barr in the middle of the solar + storage movement in Minnesota. Our active involvement opens doors to partnerships with the utilities, developers, public entities, tribes, and commercial and industrial companies in solar + storage. MnSEIA's ongoing engagement with policymakers helps us anticipate, adapt, and respond to policy as it develops.
Andy Polzin, Barr Engineering Co, MnSEIA Board Member
MnSEIA membership is essential for anyone focused on moving solar forward in Minnesota. MnSEIA is a leader in advancing policy at the state legislature and PUC that is needed to make more solar possible. As a MnSEIA member, you help shape the policy priorities through discussions with other members who are leaders in the state’s solar industry.
Bobby King, Minnesota Director of Solar United Neighbors
US Solar is a MnSEIA member because it’s a great forum to discuss regulatory and legislative initiatives for our state - and their policy staff are qualified and effective.
US SOLAR
MnSEIA is a leader for solar policy change, as advocates on behalf of each member, and providing the education and networking we all need for smarter business. The organization has our backs when the winds that blow against solar energy arise. Our business, native habitat restoration on solar sites, is more informed, better connected and more successful because of the work MnSEIA does. It was an easy decision to become President’s Circle members and supporters.
Colleen Hollinger, Natural Resource Services

President's Circle

The President’s Circle brings you closer to MnSEIA's staff, Board, and other member companies. Unique benefits include: prominent logo placement and web link on our website homepage, exclusive quarterly meetings with President’s Circle members and MnSEIA staff, first option on leads MnSEIA receives, and much more. View the full list of benefits and pricing.

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Questions? Email MnSEIA's Director of Business Development & Communications, Abbi Morgan at amorgan@mnseia.org.

Solar installers in community solar garden, MnSEIA Knobelsdorff
Image Courtesy of Knobelsdorff