Entries by Region Nine

Region Nine Delegation to North Rhine-Westphalia

  December 2-10, 2022 Münster, Saerbeck, Düsseldorf An international learning exchange to share best practices in clean energy and building more welcoming communities.  North Rhine-Westphalia calls itself the “diversity state” due to its rural, industrial, and multi-culture population. The state has multiple communities involved with the international exchange with communities from Minnesota, Climate Smart Municipalities, […]

Region Nine Development Commission Awarded SolSmart Silver
Designation for Advancing Solar Energy

  Mankato, MN– Region Nine Development Commission (RNDC) has been awarded the SolSmart Silver designation for the organization’s efforts to make solar energy more accessible for residents and businesses in the region. The SolSmart program is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office and recognizes organizations that have worked to promote […]

Updates from Governor’s Trade Mission: UK & Finland

Governor Walz, along with 50 Minnesota business representatives, went to the United Kindom and Finland as part of a trade mission on November 13-19, 2021 with major business centers in London and Helsinki. The mission aimed to increase state exports, promote Minnesota as a premier destination for foreign investment, develop new business opportunities, and strengthen […]