Stacy A. Cook, right, Vice President and General Manager of Koda Energy, at the combined heat and power biomass plant in Shakopee MN, Wednesday, April, 23, 2014.

Energy Performance

Fresh Energy is helping Minnesota reduce waste and use smart technology across the whole utility system, preventing the need for new power plants and generating savings. Our work with utilities shapes rate designs and helps maintain the low-cost energy we value in our state.

Utility success shows state energy efficiency policies are working

Strong policies are key to maximizing smart energy savings in our state that benefit homes and businesses. Based on new reports, Minnesota programs are working!

Six under-the-radar decisions in Minnesota Power’s rate case

Northern Minnesota will enjoy a cleaner energy economy as a result of Fresh Energy’s work on Minnesota Power’s recent rate case at the Public Utilities Commission. Find out how.

CenterPoint Energy proposes a 15 percent increase to their Residential Customer Charge

Minnesota has been a leader on rate design that encourages energy efficiency. The CenterPoint Energy rate case presents a new chance to keep moving forward.

Xcel Energy proposes step forward in good rate design

Xcel Energy is proposing to test time-of-use rates with roughly 10,000 residential customers in the Twin Cities metro area—encouraging customers to use less during the most expensive times of the day.