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Sparks ignited at Positively Electric event

On Wednesday May 10, nearly 150 energy leaders and other concerned Minnesotans gathered to explore a more electric future—hundreds more joined via Facebook live. The event was part of Fresh Energy’s popular Power Pairings series.

Charging up the Midwest

Fresh Energy and a team of partners have launched Charge Up Midwest, a campaign to speed the transition to electric vehicles and reduce carbon emissions from transportation across the region.

Pollinator-friendly solar: everybody loves it

Minnesota’s pollinator-friendly solar standard has generated interest in states throughout the country and Fresh Energy played a key role helping the state of Maryland secure a similar policy.

Opportunity for energy savings kept intact by Xcel Energy rate case

This week, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously ruled in favor of energy efficiency in Xcel Energy’s rate case by keeping the monthly customer charge flat moving forward. Fresh Energy partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy to intervene as Clean Energy Organizations in the case.