The way we get electricity is undergoing a radical transformation. Technology advances and cost declines have reversed this trend, and today smaller “distributed energy resources” are in vogue.
When Fresh Energy was founded in 1992, Minnesota generated almost two-thirds of its electricity from coal. Looking forward to today, coal is now only 39 percent of the state’s electricity generation and 19 of the 23 large coal-burning units in Minnesota have been announced for retirement. Learn more about our progress.
Energy News Network is expanding to six regions across the country in the coming years thanks to major new support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Get inspired by stories of deep carbon reductions on the global stage, alongside business and government partners.
A brand new mapping tool will make connecting energy projects to the grid easier. Here’s how it works.
Over the past 18 months, Fresh Energy has been working with our partners to rewrite Minnesota’s interconnection standards, which dictate how every new distributed energy system connects to our distribution grid.