New success stories developed by Xcel, CenterPoint, and the Minnesota Department of Commerce show the benefits of a “one-stop” whole building approach to spur energy efficiency in multifamily buildings.
Through the Saint Paul Tenant-Landlord Energy Project, Fresh Energy and Community Stabilization Project are seeking to build a network of renters, landlords, and other critical stakeholders in the city to advance policies, provide education on energy-related issues, and support implementation of collaboratively developed solutions.
In order to dramatically reduce our buildings’ energy footprints, we need to make them so super-efficient that they can run on small amounts of clean electricity.
As wind and solar markets grow, Minnesota’s electricity is getting cleaner and it’s becoming increasingly beneficial to power more of our economy with electricity. Just because you live in an old house doesn’t mean you can’t move toward a carbon-free, electric economy.