Issues

Energy Efficiency

Electric Utilities 2.0

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Electric utilities’ old way of doing business is increasingly out of date.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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Clean Energy

Fresh Energy’s 2014 legislative agenda

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Minnesota’s 2014 legislative session begins on February 25, and as always, we’re pursuing a suite of policies that will make Minnesota a better place to live.

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Clean Energy

Fresh Energy’s top 13 accomplishments in 2013

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As the year winds to a close, we’ve boiled down a list of our 13 biggest wins in 2013. Each of these successes reflect months – and in most cases, years – of the high level of policy analysis and expertise, leadership, strategic communications, and collaboration that you’ve come to expect from Fresh Energy.

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Energy Efficiency

State agency studies energy savings goals

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The 2013 legislative session included a requirement that the state’s Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources conduct a study examining ways to maximize long-term, cost-effective energy savings, carbon reductions and economic benefits, and minimize energy waste and costs to ratepayers in all sectors through energy efficiency.

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