Category: Past Events
Apr. 30, 2013Clean Energy & Jobs Campaign Rally is Huge Success
A lively crowd of students and clean energy advocates from around the state rallied at the Minnesota State Capitol on Earth Day, April 22, to encourage legislators to advance legislation that will create jobs for Minnesotans and generate clean, local, renewable energy. The event capped off a day of action led by the Minnesota Clean Energy & Jobs campaign, which is working to strengthen the state’s renewable energy standard to 40 percent by 2030; make Minnesota a leader in solar energy by... Read More »
Dec. 21, 20122012 WOW Gala Highlights
Highlights from the WOW Gala
Oh, what a night! (Are you channeling that great song by The Four Seasons?)
A crowd of roughly 350 people enjoyed an incredible evening at the Holiday Inn Merchandise Mart on a date that will occur only once in a century – 12/12/12.
The evening began with a Mayor’s Reception, sponsored by Invenergy, for nearly 200 highly influential members of the wind industry, state legislators from Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin, and leaders from the non-profit clean energy sector. After a short... Read More »
Jun. 27, 2012Renewable Energy Action Summit Recap
On June 25, Beth Soholt participated in the Renewable Energy Action Summit at Bismarck State College in North Dakota. She along with several other notable speakers including: Governor Jack Dalrymple, Senator John Hoeven, Senator Kent Conrad, Phillis Cuttino from the Pew Environment Group, and Dana Christensen from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory spoke about North Dakota's diverse energy sector, which includes oil, ethanol, and renewable energy resources, including wind, as an important part of their success. In the last... Read More »
Jun. 12, 2012Beth Soholt Keynote Speaker at WOWE Annual Luncheon
On Wednesday, June 6, Beth Soholt gave the keynote address at the 2012 Women of Wind Energy Annual Luncheon. As is the custom, the previous Woman of the Year recipient gives the keynote address the following year.
Beth delighted the audience with stories and photos from her youth growing up in Iowa and the people who encouraged her and gave her advice along the way.
She emphasized that there is no substitute for hard work, however. "Things... Read More »
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