Tools and Resources
Minnesota Power Offerings and Tools
Manage your account online, view your energy usage, pay bills and more. Sign up here.
Business Energy Analysis
Understand energy usage patterns at your business, seek out issues and opportunities, and find ways to save. From a one-on-one phone consultation to a high-level facility and billing review to a detailed on-site walk through, we’re here to help. Contact your rep to get started.
Business New Construction & Project Design Assistance
Start your new build or major renovation by contacting your Minnesota Power Representative. We offer plan reviews including engineering assistance to explore savings potential for specific technologies, design recommendations, energy modeling, and calculations for potential electric savings and rebates.
Education, Training, and Conferences
Building Operator Certification (BOC) Training
Building Operator Certification® (BOC) is a leading training and certification program for building engineers and maintenance personnel to grow their understanding of energy efficiency and smart building technologies. With the expertise and resources that attendees gain during this program, they will be equipped to provide energy and resource savings to building owners and organizations. Minnesota Power may be able to reimburse costs for individuals and organizations in our service territory. Find out more about this opportunity and upcoming trainings by contacting us at email@example.com or visit www.theboc.info for more information.
Energy Design Concepts (EDC)
The Energy Design Conference has been the Northland’s premiere builders conference for the last 30+ years. We are pleased to announce a rebrand of the event to Energy Design Concepts (EDC) starting in 2024 and will be modernizing the educational opportunities as well as providing them throughout the year. Attendees will still be able to obtain continuing education credits and network with other individuals, businesses, and organizations during our new event offerings. Visit www.duluthenergydesign.com to learn more about the 2024 event and find past conference materials.
Food Service Training
This pilot program is designed to educate and certify commercial food service professionals working in facilities such as restaurants, commercial kitchens, event centers, and cafeterias in the fundamentals of energy and water efficiency. Read more here or contact your Minnesota Power Representative with any questions.
Resources and Certifications
ENERGY STAR® Buildings
ENERGY STAR® is a voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that delivers environmental benefits and financial value through energy efficiency. Thousands of organizations use ENERGY STAR® tools and resources, such as Portfolio Manager®, Energy Benchmarking, and ENERGY STAR® Certification to help assess energy performance, improve efficiency, and earn recognition. Visit www.energystar.gov/buildings or contact your Minnesota Power Representative to learn more!
LEED Certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement backed by an industry of committed organizations and individuals paving the way for market transformation. LEED-certified buildings save money, improve efficiency, lower carbon emissions and create healthier places for people. Minnesota Power can help your business achieve LEED certification. Contact your Minnesota Power Representative or learn more at www.usgbc.org/leed.
Minnesota Commercial Energy Codes
Find Minnesota Commercial Energy Codes here: www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/1323/.