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Initiative for Renewable Energy & the Environment

IREE History

IREE began in 2003 with funding from Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund and Conservation Improvement Program. IREE quickly became a central part of the region’s renewable energy economy.
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Impact

Numbers tell the story of IREE and its impact on University of Minnesota research toward renewable energy sources and technologies.
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Core Values

The core values of the IREE Grants program include impact, environmental benefits, collaboration, leadership and a balanced renewable energy portfolio.
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ADMINISTRATION
The Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment (IREE) is a signature program of the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment.

REPORTS
Check out IREE's research impacts, pioneering projects, external collaborations, educational initiatives and more in the 2012 annual report (PDF).

Measuring the carbon footprint of Gevo, Inc.’s Luverne, MN corn supply: A survey based assessment of the potential for delivering a low carbon corn grain feedstock for biofuels. Read the report (PDF).
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