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Energy Efficiency

Energy information crucial to measuring progress on energy goals

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One of Minnesota’s landmark energy policies, the Next Generation Act of 2007, lays out specific energy efficiency targets, and many local jurisdictions have adopted policies that require goals for reduced energy use. Read about these policies and how energy use is being reported in Minnesota.

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Energy Efficiency

Proposal to save consumers money, reward energy efficiency

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Fresh Energy, along with several efficiency and clean energy organizations and the Energy CENTS Coalition, has proposed a new electric billing rate called Inclining Block Rate pricing for Xcel Energy customers. Compared to Xcel’s requested rate increases, the proposal will save consumers money and reward energy efficiency.

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Energy Efficiency

News Release: Consumer and energy efficiency advocate groups propose energy- and cost-savings plan for Xcel Energy customers

The Energy CENTS Coalition and a group of energy efficiency advocacy organizations propose a rate structure in Xcel Energy’s current rate case that will protect low- and fixed-income customers from rate increases and reward customers who conserve energy and invest in energy efficiency.

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