Minneapolis Sustainability

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Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Climate Vanguard City

Solar

Solar power comes in two forms:

Interested in your own solar energy system?

Find the solar potential of your property

The City of Minneapolis has built the Find My Solar Suitability application, which allows you to find the potential for solar PV on any structure in the city. 

Information on solar radiation, shading, roof slope and roof size was used to analyze all structures, and provide an estimate of the maximum size and output of a solar energy system.

 SolarSuitability

Find incentives

Besides reducing greenhouse gas emissions and using a renewable energy source, there are plenty of other incentives for installing a solar electric or heating system:

Find an installer

The Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) manages the Clean Energy Project Builder, a database allows you to search for solar installers in your area.

The City of Minneapolis has a special permitting process for residential solar electric systems: be sure to use the permit applicant checklist (PDF) to make the process quick and easy. The State of Minnesota provides a list of questions to ask potential renewable energy installers (PDF).

Learn more about solar power

For more information about solar and other renewable energy sources, start with these helpful websites:

 

Last updated Feb 8, 2019

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1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191

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