WILLMAR - Businesses in Kandiyohi County will have the opportunity to learn about energy-saving opportunities during a free workshop conducted by the University of Minnesota Extension, Willmar Main Street, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative, Willmar Municipal Utilities and the Clean Energy Resource Teams.

The workshop "Improving the bottom line: Energy savings opportunities for business" is scheduled from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the University of Minnesota Extension Mid-Central Research & Outreach Center at the Minnwest Technology Campus in Willmar. The workshop is free through registration is encouraged at https://certswillmarbusines.eventbrite.com or at 612-626-0555.

At the workshop, participants will learn from professionals in the energy business about utility rebates, options for businesses impacted by the decommission of Willmar's downtown district heating program and property-assessed clean energy financing, often referred to as PACE.