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Minnesota Renewable Energy Society



Our Mission

MRES is a catalyst, advancing a sustainable society and a renewable energy economy for all through education and leadership.


As a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES),

MRES is proud to represent Minnesota during this time of energy transition across the county.


MRES is a member-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in Minneapolis in 1978. We promote and advocate for the adoption of renewable energy in Minnesota through education and  the demonstration of practical applications. MRES is involved in education, awareness, and advocacy efforts for all forms of renewable energy, with a particular emphasis on solar technologies.