The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s proposal for the Sherco Solar Project, giving the green light on the largest solar project in the upper Midwest.
Minnesota Power’s IRP must reflect our climate reality
Over the past several years, Minnesota Power has done commendable work to reduce its carbon emissions, and our analysis shows that it can go even further and faster.
Fresh Energy Statement: MISO approves $10.3 billion grid investment for the Upper Midwest
Today, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) approved $10.3 billion of investments in new long-range transmission projects across the upper Midwest.
$10.3 billion grid investment headed to the Upper Midwest
MISO board approves $10.3 billion transmission portfolio enabling massive carbon reduction.
Data snapshot: Renewable energy was the MVP during Minnesota’s June heat waves
Dig into this data snapshot to see how renewable energy helped keep the lights on and air conditioning running on June’s hottest days.
Fresh Energy Statement: Supreme Court setback will not slow Minnesota’s progress
While a significant national setback for climate, this decision does not affect Minnesota’s ability to achieve its carbon goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and retire coal plants.