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Energy Drips

Energy Drips Video

Pull up a chair and watch this video for some simple, practical ways to reduce energy drips in your home and stop paying for energy that you never get to use.

The Minnesota Energy Challenge is an action guide for reducing energy waste in our state. Energy efficiency has never been this FUN and EASY!

State-wide Participants


Each year, Minnesotans save

That's 248,263,278 lbs. of CO2!
Get ideas for easy ways to reduce energy waste in your home.
Join teams to maximize your impact & track your community's pledged energy savings.
Sign up and create your own action plan for reducing energy waste.
Compete against other schools, churches, businesses, and neighborhoods.

Action Guide

Just a few of the fun and easy things you can do to save energy, money, and the environment. See All Actions

Adds Comfort to Your HomeSee All

Keep in the Cold: Central A/C

Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer

Upgrade Your Window A/C

Replace your 15+ year old window A/C with a shiny new efficient unit.

Seal Attic Bypasses

Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.

Saves the Most CO2See All

Hung Out to Dry

Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!

Drive to the Limit

Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.

Upgrade Your Fridge

Replace your 15+ year old fridge with a shiny new efficient unit.


Start or join a team with friends, family and neighbors to maximize your impact. See All teams

Top Environmental Group Teams


Phillips Community Energy Cooperative

934 Members / $123,451 / 1,679,129 lbs CO2

Do It Green! Minnesota

241 Members / $55,815 / 966,410 lbs CO2

Sierra Club

117 Members / $115,232 / 1,249,930 lbs CO2

Linden Hills Power & Light

110 Members / $76,494 / 780,777 lbs CO2

Clean Water Action

79 Members / $43,191 / 469,917 lbs CO2

Top Government Agency Teams



125 Members / $67,376 / 1,122,055 lbs CO2

Hutchinson HRA

96 Members / $2,704 / 55,640 lbs CO2

City of St. Louis Park

45 Members / $16,453 / 371,758 lbs CO2

US Senator Amy Klobuchar's Carbon Busters

40 Members / $43,689 / 447,232 lbs CO2

City of Minneapolis

28 Members / $26,072 / 244,928 lbs CO2

Top Neighborhood Teams


Longfellow, Mpls

289 Members / $197,474 / 2,047,512 lbs CO2

Phillips, Mpls

244 Members / $45,625 / 498,198 lbs CO2

Linden Hills, Mpls

200 Members / $161,906 / 1,617,569 lbs CO2

Seward, Mpls

165 Members / $99,844 / 1,211,741 lbs CO2

Kingfield, Mpls

131 Members / $61,028 / 752,542 lbs CO2