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Lieutenant Governor Prettner Solon travels with Minnesota delegation to Germany to discuss renewable energy

July 19, 2013
ST. PAUL, MN – On Saturday, July 20, Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon and members of a Minnesota delegation will be traveling to Berlin, Germany. Delegation members are meeting with German renewable energy experts and policymakers to exchange ideas and best practices. The Minnesota delegation is comprised of individuals representing government, the energy industry, renewable energy non-profits, and higher education. 
 
“Minnesota and Germany are leaders in the renewable energy sector. Trips like these are a superb way to get outside of your own conception of an issue and exchange innovative approaches to problem solving,” said Lieutenant Governor Prettner Solon. “These dialogues are always highly productive. I am confident this one will be no exception.”
 
The exchange is hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for German & European Studies.

Travel Details:
Who: Lieutenant Governor Prettner Solon, members of the Center for German & European Studies delegation.
 
What: Minnesota delegation travels to Berlin to exchange renewable energy ideas and best practices with German experts and policymakers. 
 
Where: Berlin, Germany

When: Saturday, July 20 to Saturday July 27, 2013.  
 
About Center for German and European Studies:
The University of Minnesota’s Center for German and European Studies promotes research, teaching, training, and community education on Germany and Europe in a trans-Atlantic context.
 
More information can be found online: http://cges.umn.edu/