Groundwater-based geothermal heat pumps offer efficient, year-round climate control

Facilities Dive Our team is eager to see the Redesign, Inc. US Bank redevelopment site take shape using an aquifer thermal energy storage system. Drawing on decades of experience developing and advancing scalable district systems, our team is leading the development, financing, and implementation of this system, including assessing and incorporating financing incentives from the […]

The Rise of Geothermal in Minnesota

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ENTER Our team is very encouraged to see communities and developers prioritizing the decarbonization of building heating and cooling in Minnesota, and we are proud to partner on projects like the Heights in Saint Paul with the Saint Paul Port Authority and the former US Bank site on East Lake Street with Redesign, Inc. in […]

2024 Minnesota Energy Factsheet Out Now

The 2024 Minnesota Energy Factsheet is out, detailing trends and progress in Minnesota’s electric sector. Published by Clean Energy Economy of Minnesota (CEEM) and The Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Minnesota-focused report is a companion to the nationally-focused Sustainable Energy in America 2024 Factbook. As we continue to see an uptick in the development […]

The Heights Awarded $4.7 Million for Geothermal Energy System

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The Minnesota Climate Innovation Finance Authority (MnCIFA) awarded a $4.7 million loan, the first for MnCIFA, to The Heights Community Energy, who plans to construct and operate a district geothermal energy system at The Heights development on the East Side of Saint Paul. The new system will be one of the first aquifer thermal energy […]

Luke Gaalswyk appointed as CEO of Ever-Green Energy

Former president and CEO Ken Smith to serve as senior advisor to the board of directors Ever-Green Energy appointed Luke Gaalswyk as its CEO effective January 1, 2024. Luke joined Ever-Green as president of the organization in September 2022 and has since overseen corporate services supporting Ever-Green’s rapidly growing footprint of operations and innovative, low-carbon […]

Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Testing Underway at Re+4RM @ US Bank Site

Test wells for a future aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) system are being installed at the Re+4RM @US Bank site. Over the next several months, these test wells will be used to study the flow and thermal properties of the aquifer below the development site. The results of this study will be used to determine […]

Ever-Green Energy Awarded HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

The US Department of Labor has awarded Ever-Green Energy the HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award for the fifth consecutive year. This award is the only federal-level veterans employment award recognizing a company’s or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and development. Recipients of this award meet high standards of employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, […]

Ever-Green Energy and District Energy St. Paul honored by US Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Ever-Green Energy and District Energy St. Paul had the honor of being acknowledged by US Congresswoman Betty McCollum for the 25th and 40th anniversaries yesterday. “Their deep knowledge of energy system management has allowed them to promote energy conservation and dependable heating and cooling services to their customers and—just as important—a path forward on a […]