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Information on utility scale solar electric capacity and generation is available through the Energy Information Administration (EIA) State Renewable Electricity profiles. Click on the hyperlink for "Minnesota" to get the most up-to-date statistics.  

Analysis of commercial-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems co-located with a building load. This report does not necessarily reflect the positions of the Minnesota Department of Commerce and may not be advocated by the Department in comments before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. 

An outline of costs and considerations of establishing a Minnesota-based solar testing laboratory. At the link, select "Energy Data and Reports" then select "Solar."

The Clean Energy Project Builder from the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) is a resource to find local solar companies. Also, it is an opportunity for solar companies to have their business promoted in the directory.

In 2008, the Governor’s Clean Energy Technology Collaborative (CETC) was created. The group was asked to develop a Clean Energy Technology Roadmap outlining Minnesota’s research and development vision, along with an action plan and related milestones.