Clean Energy Partnership Board set to begin work

The Clean Energy Partnership Board will hold its first meeting on February 4th from 2 -4 pm, in the board room at the McKnight Foundation. Follow this link for meeting materials and more information on the location.

The board members are Mayor Betsy Hodges, City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, City Council Member Kevin Reich and City Coordinator Spencer Cronk for the City of Minneapolis; Laura McCarten, regional vice president, and Lee Gabler, director of Demand-side Management and Renewable Operations for Xcel Energy; and Joe Vortherms, vice president of Gas Operations, and Jeff Daugherty, director of Regulatory Affairs, for CenterPoint Energy. City Council Member Cam Gordon is an alternate for the City of Minneapolis.

At this first quarterly meeting, along with setting its schedule and adopting bylaws, the board will establish an Energy Vision Advisory Committee (EVAC). The board will begin accepting applications from the public for the committee in the weeks following this first board meeting. The Energy Vision Advisory Committee will provide feedback on the board’s work plan and performance reports, and help communicate with and gather feedback from critical Minneapolis communities.  The application for EVAC will be posted on this website when it is available.