Governor Dayton has declared a State of Peacetime Emergency in response to the propane shortage. Consumers who need assistance to help pay heating bills should contact the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Minnesota residents with questions about the current propane situation or who are in danger of running out of propane or heating oil can call the State Emergency Operations Center at
1-800-657-3504 and 651-297-1304.
The Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive Program is a 10-year, $15 million a year program that runs from 2014-2023. It will provide incentives for solar electric systems and rebates for solar thermal systems. Learn more about the incentive and rebate amounts and how to apply for this program.
Commerce Commissioner announces $15,814,434 in additional LIHEAP funds to help Minnesota consumers stay warm this winter (Release date:1/30/14)
Commerce Department announces additional Energy Assistance Crisis Funding for households using propane, heating oil (Release date:1/23/14)
Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive Program now accepting applications (Release date:12/31/13)
Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive Program - a 10-year, $15 million a year program that runs from 2014-2023. It will provide incentives for solar electric systems and rebates for solar thermal systems.
The Made in Minnesota PV Module Certification Application (.pdf) is now available for manufacturers seeking to have their modules eligible under the new program.
The Guaranteed Energy Savings Program (GESP) provides technical and financial assistance to state agencies, local government units, school districts, and institutions of higher learning. Learn more.
The 2013 Minnesota legislative session concluded with multiple new or modified energy policies. Learn more about the studies, stakeholder meetings, and energy initiatives. Visit often for updates, or sign up to receive energy legislation updates.
We have compiled a set of FAQs on the topics of clean energy, energy conservation, efficiency improvements, financial assistance, and energy careers. Visit this section to view all of the questions and answers.