Earth Hour & Energy Conservation Resources
At 8.30 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2013
lights will be switched off in Saint Paul and
around the globe for Earth Hour.
We encourage Saint Paul residents, business owners, building managers, religious and educational institutions to join the effort
by turning off all non-essential lights and signs on March 23 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.
Today, we also encourage you to look beyond the hour to find ways you can conserve energy on a daily basis.
Resources for residents, businesses, schools and religious institutions included on this page, see below.
Saint Paul Landmarks participate in Earth Hour 2013!
| Minnesota State Capitol Minnesota State Capitol during Earth Hour
Landmark Center/Rice Park Landmark Center/Rice Park during Earth Hour
Visit Sustainable Saint Paul- to learn more about how the City of Saint Paul is putting sustainable,
energy conservation practices into action.
In Saint Paul and around the world. People, governments, and businesses in over 100 nations take part. See the Video
Visit the Earth Hour website for details and ideas for how you can participate.
Tell us how you participated in the event. Share your stories or photos with City of Saint Paul Earth Hour.
Will you join the 2013 community participants?
City of Saint Paul City Hall/Ramsey County Courthouse - Minnesota State Capitol Building - Landmark Center - Xcel Energy Center - RiverCentre - Rice Park - Saint Paul Central Library - James J. Hill Reference Library - District Energy - Wells Fargo Place - First National Bank - Ramsey County North Suburban Courts - Ramsey Councy Sheriff Patrol Station - Ramsey County Public Works/Partners Facility - Five Ramsey County Libraries (Roseville, Maplewood, Mounds View, Shoreview, White Bear Lake) -
| Xcel Energy Center
|| Xcel Energy Center during Earth Hour
||City Hall/Court House during Earth Hour
|| Wells Fargo Place during Earth Hours
Resources for Residents
Resources for Businesses
||Minnesotans Building a Clean Energy Future
The Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) connect you and your community members with resources to identify and implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Clean Energy Resource Teams
||The Minnesota Retired Engineers Technical Assistance Program (Minnesota RETAP) provides no-cost, non-regulatory energy and waste assessments for Minnesota’s small to mid-sized businesses and public and private institutions. Assessments include an on-site visit to your facility from a team of RETAP retirees with emphasis on finding opportunities to reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and conservation, and reduce operating costs.
Minnesota Retired Engineers Technical Assistance Program
Resources for Schools/Universities, Religious Institutions, Bars/Restaurants, Sports Associations and more
||If you want to make Earth Hour happen in your home, workplace, school or city then check out these useful guides for lots of ideas how.
City of Saint Paul - Earth Hour 2013 Press Release
City of Saint Paul - City Council Resolution
Earth Hour, your voice, your action, your planet.