15, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – New Minnesota solar electric installations in 2012 nearly tripled in capacity compared with 2011, according to figures compiled by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources.
17, 2012 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Taking energy efficiency seriously this holiday season can be the start of an energy- and money-saving tradition for many holidays to come. The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources suggests replacing traditional incandescent decorative lights with high-efficient LED bulbs, one of many ways to conserve energy during the holidays.
27, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN – With many predicting that Old Man Winter will return with vengeance this year, the Minnesota Department of Commerce is expecting ice dams to be back in force. In preparation, the Department is urging Minnesotans to take action now to prevent ice dams and halt what can become a costly home repair issue.
09, 2012 - ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced today that Minnesota will receive $105,907,012 in federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for the Energy Assistance Program (EAP).
09, 2012 - SAINT PAUL, MN – Each year about 50,000 people visit emergency rooms in the United States for CO poisoning, and more than 500 die each year from this silent, odorless, colorless gas.
30, 2012 - (ST. PAUL, MN) Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Oct. 30, 2012 Weatherization Day in the state of Minnesota. This Proclamation was issued to recognize the successful efforts led by the Commerce Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program to improve the lives of low-income Minnesotans and boost local economies across the state.
25, 2012 - SAINT PAUL, MN - A long and cold winter is on our doorstep. With temperatures dropping, the Department of Commerce is providing Minnesotans with simple and inexpensive ways to save energy, save money and keep their homes safe this winter.
29, 2012 - A short-term clean energy training program in northeastern Minnesota has generated seven full-time, living wage jobs and enhanced the road to employment for many more. That’s thanks to the Sustainable Employment through Training & Trade (SETT) Program, otherwise known as “Get SETT.”
29, 2012 - Tightening the home envelope—including sealing air leaks and insulating your home—is the best way to conserve energy and increase comfort in your home. This is the key message of the Home Envelope display, one of many features of the Energy Solutions Home at the Minnesota State Fair’s Eco Experience.
27, 2012 - Is your furnace or boiler working efficiently? Does it need repair or replacement? How do I explore upgrading my heating and cooling systems? How old is too old for my water heater? These and many other questions will be addressed at the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) display at the State Fair’s Eco Experience Building.