Research and Reports

Ecolibrium3 works with multiple partners and research institutions to advance best practices and knowledge in energy, community development, and resilience. Our work has ranged from local research to development of national toolkits, community guides, and case studies.

Duluth Shines! Solar Map
Duluth Shines! Solar Map

Duluth Shines! Solar Map In partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Solar Market Pathways program, St. Louis County, the City of Duluth, the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Geospatial…

Energy Efficiency and Rental Housing Report
Energy Efficiency and Rental Housing Report

Energy Efficiency and Rental Housing Report Ecolibrium3 partnered with the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) to conduct a study on the prevalen…

Lincoln Park and Miller Creek Urban Land Institute Report
Lincoln Park and Miller Creek Urban Land Institute Report

Lincoln Park and Miller CreekUrban Land Institute Report Duluth faces many resilience challenges due to its climate, population, and topography. Ecolibrium3 served as a regional leader in disa…

Community Energy Resource Guide
Community Energy Resource Guide

Rocky Mountain Institute’sCommunity Energy Resource Guide Ecolibrium3, with funding from RE-AMP‘s Local Solutions Fund, hosted a two-day community energy charrette on February 18 & 19, 2…

Duluth’s Energy Future: Economic Modeling Report
Duluth’s Energy Future: Economic Modeling Report

Duluth’s Energy Future: Economic Modeling Report Ecolibrium3, with funding from RE-AMP‘s Local Solutions Fund, hosted a two-day community energy charrette. The results of that charrette indi…

Solar Market Landscape for Duluth, MN
Solar Market Landscape for Duluth, MN

Solar Market Landscape for Duluth, MN Ecolibrium3 is participating in the US Department of Energy’s Solar Market Pathways program as one of 14 awardees. Solar Market Pathways is part of the …

Community Solar Gardens
Community Solar Gardens

Community Solar Gardens in Minnesota (and Beyond) Portland Statue University’s Urban Sustainability Accelerator Program. During 2014-2015, a team representing the City, the University of Minnesot…

Baseline Solar Market Analysis for Duluth, MN
Baseline Solar Market Analysis for Duluth, MN

Baseline Solar Market Analysis for Duluth, MN Prior to launch of Ecolibrium3’s Local Energy Matters, a Solar Market Pathways project, Duluth had minimal solar installation and relatively high sol…