News Release

Environment Minnesota to Release Report Highlighting Solar Progress in Minneapolis

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chris Kartheiser, (414) 233-3964, Chris@EnvironmentMinnesota.org

Environment Minnesota to Release Report Highlighting Solar Progress in Minneapolis

What: Environment Minnesota will hold a news conference releasing a new report, “Shining Cities:  At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution,” a first-of-its- kind comparison of installed solar in major cities across the U.S.  Minneapolis will be compared to other U.S. cities.  Speakers will also address best practices for advancing solar in Minneapolis.

Who:       Samantha Chadwick, Environment Minnesota Advocate

Minneapolis City Councilmember Cam Gordon, Vice Chair of the Regulatory, Energy & Environment Committee

Jim Frye, Subscriber to first Minnesota Community Solar installation project

Dale Howey, Owner of Green Rock Apartments

When:  Thursday April 10th 11AM

Where:  Outside of City Hall on 5th Street by the Humphrey Statue

If weather is poor we will be in City Hall in a conference room