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Solar Video Contest

First Place Video

First place check

“The Generation for Solar” by Edina Project Earth

Edina High School’s Project Earth environmental club made this video to show that the next generation supports an increase of solar energy in Minnesota. We know that this is the best choice for our future, and want to promote the benefits of solar energy.

Second Place Video

Second place check

“Solar Powers Minnesota” by Marley & James

The future isn’t what it used to be. Go solar! Produced by Brendan Dillon, Carina Dillon, Laura Hannah, and Julian White.

Third Place Video

Third place check

“The Wine Company Goes Solar” by The Wine Company

Committed to sustainable initiatives at every turn, The Wine Company is proud to go solar! This video is our playful announcement about flipping the switch and a toast to all committed to #makingeverydayanearthday!

How did the contest work?

Upload Videos

Submit up to 3 solar videos before Oct. 24

Vote for your favorite videos Oct. 24 – Nov. 6

Win Money

Awards given Nov. 15 at MnSEIA Conference

Is solar working in Minnesota? You betcha!

Companies in MN Solar Industry

Solar Energy Jobs in Minnesota

Current Megawatts of Solar in MN

Gigawatts to be Installed by 2030

Minnesota has good solar resources

Solar is part of our energy future

Solar supports the economy and jobs

Solar is secure and independent

Solar tech is ready for prime time

Solar energy is cost competitive

Broad deployment is possible

Everyone can have access to solar

Who is behind the Solar Video Contest?

The Clean Energy Resource Teams—or CERTs—are a statewide partnership with a shared mission to connect individuals and their communities to the resources they need to identify and implement community-based clean energy projects.

The Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA) represents and serves Minnesota energy professionals and solar energy users, with a membership comprised of over 75 organizations involved in photovoltaic and solar thermal energy.

Thanks to our Sponsor, Sundial Solar!

Thanks to our awesome Outreach Partners!