The impact of renewable energy on Compass July 11
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Les Heen, Bruce Peterson and Lissa Pawlisch
Les Heen (left), Bruce Peterson (center) and Lissa Pawlisch (right)
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GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Learn about the organizations and educational institutions driving renewable and clean energy production in Minnesota on the next Compass public affairs program, airing Thursday, July 11 at 9 p.m. on Pioneer PBS. The program will be rebroadcast on Sunday, July 14 at 12:30 p.m. and will be viewable online at after the original airing.

Pioneer PBS President and General Manager Les Heen talks with Lissa Pawlisch, Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) statewide director, and Bruce Peterson, dean of Minnesota Energy & Industry at Minnesota West about the impact of renewable energy. They will focus on how wind and solar energy production is changing in rural Minnesota.

Viewers with story ideas and issues they would like to see discussed on Compass are encouraged to contact Pioneer PBS via email at or call the station at 1-800-726-3178.

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