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CREED programs examine the relationship of energy, the environment and the economy in Minnesota, looking for ways to improve energy efficiency in a manner that harmonizes with the environment and produces a positive effect on the economy.

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Education is the major focus of CREED with two main goals: 

I.   To educate Minnesotans about the impact that energy supply, conversion and use has on our environment and our economy.  This is carried out by:

A. Offering Continued Education Graduate Credit Courses for teachers, leading to an Energy Education Certificate.

This helps teachers strengthen their science, math and industrial arts curricula by integrating energy education into their lessons.
B. Writing and preparing curricula, courses and teacher training materials for use in:

  • Colleges
  • Schools
  • Businesses and
  • Communities.

    II.  Establish education centers to display and demonstrate:
  • Renewable working energy source
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy conservation technology
    showing how these can have very positive environmental and economic outcomes in Minnesota.

  • Education in Action

    Statewide Energy Education Strategy meeting.
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    CREED'S Partners

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    Hamline University

    Laurentian Logo
    Laurentian Environmental

    CREED'S Major Sponsors

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    Anderson Corporation

    Enbridge Logo
    Enbridge Energy Company

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    Great River Energy

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    Minnesota Corn Growers' Association

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    Minnesota Power

    MN Soybean Logo
    Minnesota Soybean Growers' Association

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    Otter Tail Power Company

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