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District Energy St Paul

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District Energy St Paul is a energy conservation organization based in St Paul, MN that was founded in 1979. As of 2019 they had $38 million in revenue and $131 million in assets.

District Energy St. Paul operates the largest, most successful, hot water district heating system in North America and is a national leader in renewable energy. District Energy provides heating and cooling to downtown Saint Paul.

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Program areas at District Energy St Paul

District Energy services:district Energy St. Paul is a non-profit utility providing Energy services to downtown saint Paul, mn. The core heating network serves 197 buildings in the central business District and across the river to a secondary area of commercial, light industrial, and residential development. The cooling network serves 118 buildings in the central business District. The customer base includes higher education, hospitals, fortune 500 companies, residential apartments, condos, and townhomes, as well as hotels, entertainment, and sports venues. District Energy St. Paul is the largest hot-water District Energy system in north america and is recognized globally as a leader in integrated and dynamic Energy services. To increase efficiency, reliability, and improve the environmental profile of the system, the utility has incorporated District cooling, thermal storage, solar thermal, and biomass-fired combined heat and power.the utility recognized a sustainability milestone this year. Between 2000 and 2019, District Energy reduced carbon emissions ...

Operations & management services:ever-green Energy St. Paul is responsible for the operations and management of multiple Energy systems and operations in saint Paul, mn, including District Energy St. Paul (desp), St. Paul cogeneration (spc), and environmental wood supply (ews). These three entities work together to help use local tree waste (biomass) to generate heat and electricity for a low-carbon Energy solution for local customers. The team works with cities, counties, private land owners, and businesses who need help dealing with storm-damaged, diseased, infested other compromised trees. Since 2008 the company has helped to curb the spread of emerald ash borer by working with communities and wood haulers that follow guidelines for species containment, providing an efficient process for managing these wood waste streams, with the additional benefit of converting it to a renewable Energy resource.over the last five years, tree waste from over 115 communities has been used to fuel ...

Form 990s for District Energy St Paul

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Oct 15, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Oct 18, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 27, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 19, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for District Energy St Paul

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$37,909,015
Investment income and dividends$1,020,813
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-294,309
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-16,967
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$38,618,552

Vendors for District Energy St Paul

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Baker Tilly Us LLPTax accounting2020-10-15
███████ █████ ███Repair Services$1,040,3502019-09-01
███ ███████████ ███Construction Repair Services$575,8782019-09-01
███████ ██████████ ████████████ ███████Electrical Maintenance Repairs$155,9602019-09-01
████Engineering Services$130,7902019-09-01
██████████ ███Construction Services$142,7032019-09-01
█████████Content management system software2019-08-17
█████ █████ ███████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2014-09-12

Personnel at District Energy St Paul

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ken SmithPresident and Chief Executive Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
Andrew KasidExecutive Vice President , Chief Financial Officer$225,072Oct. 15, 2020
████ █████Senior Vice President - Operations-Sept. 30, 2020
█████████ ████Senior Vice President Administration$201,297Sept. 30, 2019
████ ███████Vice President - Public Relations$135,319Sept. 30, 2020
█████████ ██████████Vice President Human Resources and Employee Engagement-Sept. 30, 2020
███ █████Vice President - Accounting-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ █████Vice President Accounting$118,935Sept. 30, 2019
███████ █████Senior Vice President - Project Development$137,625Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████████General Manager , St Paul Operations$165,941Sept. 30, 2018
...and 10 more key personnel

Peer energy conservation and development organizations

1Association for Energy Affordability501(c)(3)$12 millionBronx, NY
2Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)501(c)(3)$87 millionBurlington, VT
3District Cooling St Paul501(c)(3)$12 millionSt Paul, MN
4Grid Alternatives501(c)(3)$16 millionOakland, CA
5Community Environmental Center (CEC)501(c)(3)$19 millionLong Is City, NY
6Craft3501(c)(3)$16 millionAstoria, OR
7Calcef Innovations501(c)(3)$16 millionOakland, CA
8Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC)501(c)(3)$18 millionMadison, WI
9Elemental Excelerator501(c)(3)$14 millionHonolulu, HI
10Friends of the Earth501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
11Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
12Elevate Energy501(c)(3)$24 millionChicago, IL
13U S Green Building Council (USGBC)501(c)(3)$39 millionWashington, DC
14The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)501(c)(3)$53 millionPhiladelphia, PA
15American Council for An Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
16Montgomery County Green Bank Corporation501(c)(3)$18 millionRockville, MD
17Center for American Progress (CAP)501(c)(3)$44 millionWashington, DC
18The Energy Coalition (TEC)501(c)(3)$9.9 millionIrvine, CA
19Public Citizen Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
20Ceres501(c)(3)$20 millionBoston, MA
21Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)501(c)(3)$94 millionOak Ridge, TN
22Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance501(c)(3)$38 millionPortland, OR
23Energy Federation501(c)(4)$25 millionSouthborough, MA
24Semcac501(c)(3)$14 millionRushford, MN
25Conservation Law Foundation501(c)(3)$17 millionBoston, MA