Our Industry Affiliates

We get by with a little help from our friends.


MnSEIA'S mission is to grow solar energy industries as part of Minnesota's clean energy transition by delivering strong public policy, education, job creation and sustainable industry development.



MREA serves as a leading voice influencing energy policy, promoting a strong culture of safety and providing relevant educational opportunities.


CEEM provides the business voice for energy efficiency and clean energy in Minnesota. As an industry-led, nonprofit organization we educate Minnesotans and policymakers about the economic benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy.


Xcel Energy is a major US electricity and natural gas provider, with operations in 8 Western and Midwestern states. Headquartered in Minneapolis, they are the predominant electricity provider in the State of Minnesota. 


Based in Ramsey, Minnesota, Connexus Energy is Minnesota’s largest electric cooperative, providing electricity and related products to member residents & businesses.  They serve more than 141,000+ members in portions of Anoka, Chisago, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington counties.



Minnesota Power is a utility company based in Duluth that provides affordable, reliable energy services in northeastern Minnesota. They serve about 145,000 residential and commercial customers, 15 municipalities and some of the nation’s largest industrial customers.


CEE offers practical energy solutions so homes, buildings, and communities can reduce energy use.


Fresh Energy’s mission is to shape & drive bold policy solutions to achieve equitable carbon-neutral economies. Together we are working toward a vision of a just, prosperous, & resilient future powered by a shared commitment to a carbon-neutral economy.