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Michael Atkinson

Michael Atkinson

Energy Efficiency Specialist

Michael works with Minnesota businesses to assess energy usage and to identify projects that increase efficiency and lower overall utility costs. Following on-site visits, Michael provides information on technologies and associated financial incentives to help businesses move forward on their project goals.

Prior to joining Energy Smart in 2019, Michael worked on program outreach for the Center for Energy and Environment as well as CLEAResult. In both roles, he promoted residential energy efficiency programs to help homeowners save energy and money while making their homes more durable and comfortable.

Michael graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental studies. In his free time, Michael enjoys getting outside on his bike or for a round of golf. As a lifetime Minnesota sports fan, he also roots on all of the Twin Cities’ sports teams.