In October 2021, Fresh Energy filed final comments and analysis at the
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
in support of Xcel Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, but with new solar, wind, and battery storage as alternatives to new peaker gas plants.
UPDATE 10/15/2021: While negotiations continue on a budget reconciliation package in Washington DC, there are increasingly dire signals that the Clean Electricity Payment Program is in serious trouble.
On October 15, Clean Grid Alliance, Fresh Energy, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and Union of Concerned Scientists (collectively the Clean Energy Organizations or CEOs) filed Supplemental Comments to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in Xcel Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan proceeding
Fresh Energy and partners applaud Otter Tail Power’s newly filed plan which adds renewables and lays out plans for ending investments in one of two coal plants.