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Fresh Energy welcomes Rob Davis

Fresh Energy has hired Rob Davis as director of strategic communications.

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Clean Energy

Clean Energy

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

An outdated business model

The traditional way utilities have been doing business for decades—a system in which they’re motivated to sell more and more electricity—is broken and obsolete. Utilities need to transition away from this model to reflect today’s rapidly changing energy world.

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Electric Utilities 2.0

Electric utilities’ old way of doing business is increasingly out of date. Instead of a system that incentivizes selling more and more energy, we need a system that works in partnership with how the world is changing—and helps electric utilities become efficiency and conservation champions.

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Global Warming

Global Warming

The business of being a good neighbor

In our global economy, our daily lives are increasingly interconnected – from the food we eat, to the clothes we wear, to even the cars we drive – these resources are connected to our neighbors living and working across the world. Typically, when we think of loving our neighbors, we focus on direct acts such as meeting needs, providing comfort, showing kindness, and offering forgiveness. But what about indirect impacts? While we may be faithful in loving our neighbors near us, what if the way we are living or our choices are causing unforeseen harm in others?

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Transportation & Land Use

Transportation & Land Use

This session, let’s make transportation funding a priority

Transportation is key to creating opportunities for families and businesses across Minnesota. Without immediate action, Minnesota will lose its best talent, our businesses will experience higher costs, and we’ll fall further behind. Read about the two bills that have been introduced that provide long-term investment in Minnesota’s transportation system.

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Bipartisan bill for electric vehicles is a win-win

Back in 2011, Fresh Energy conducted an intensive, six-month deep dive into the issue of plug-in electric vehicles. With the help of several local and national experts, we studied a full range of EV-related issues and policy implications. But we also wanted to address one main question: should Minnesota embrace plug in vehicles? The answer is a resounding yes.

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