An xcelsior Charge bus, with green and black livery, is parked on a city street. A young woman walks down the bus' ramp.

Beneficial Electrification

Leading a healthy transition from oil and gas to clean, renewable electricity to power our homes, cars, and buses.

Beneficial electrification and our clean energy future

We envision a bright—and electric—future for all Minnesotans with beneficial electrification driving the change. What exactly does it mean to “electrify everything”?

How plug-in vehicles saved the US car market in 2018

The writing is on the wall: a shift to electric is starting to happen and 2018 shines a light on how this will happen. We crunched the numbers to look forward to likely trends this year.

Carbon sequestration is part of the clean energy equation

To ambitiously reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we must get carbon out of our energy systems. Carbon sequestration can help us do that.

Michael finally gets an electric vehicle: why was it so hard?

Buying an electric vehicle shouldn’t be a hassle. Why did our executive director have such a hard time?