After several years of efforts to make it a reality for Minnesotans, the Legislature passed MnSEIA’s Solar for Schools bill in 2021. Learn more about the bill and how it will benefit schools across the state.
Energy storage is a great way to maximize the benefits of solar by enhancing the efficiency and reliability of the grid. With costs rapidly decreasing and the market growing, MnSEIA is making energy storage a priority.
Minnesota has a nation-leading Community Solar Garden program that MnSEIA has been lobbying for since 2013. Learn more about MnSEIA's work and how we're collaborating with our partners to improve the program.
Brightfields are an amazing way to turn unusable land into clean energy by installing solar on closed landfills. See how MnSEIA helped create a pilot project that will open a market of almost a GW of solar in Minnesota.
Since 2013, when MnSEIA helped pass the Value of Solar rate, we have worked at the PUC to ensure the rate is fair and accurately calculated. See how we work with utilities and the PUC so the VOS is beneficial for everyone involved.
The 2020 Legislative Session was one like no other, but MnSEIA found ways to keep Moving Solar Forward. Here’s a look back, including our work to extend the Solar*Rewards program, the Solar on Schools bill, Community Solar Gardens legislation, and more.
The 2019 session had several big ticket energy proposals impacting the solar industry relating to energy storage, changes to the Solar*Rewards program, Brightfields, and more. See our recap and how MnSEIA worked to Move MN Solar Forward.
MnSEIA works with many partners including government agencies, utilities, non-profits and more to advance clean energy goals in Minnesota. Learn more about these groups and our involvement at the link below.