Renewable Electricity

Minnesota stands ready to benefit from clean, affordable sources of electricity like wind and solar, and all the improvements they bring to health, well-being, and our natural environment. Fresh Energy’s experts continue to pave the way for Minnesota to harness the power of the marketplace to expand the adoption of renewable energy and accelerate our leadership in the clean energy economy.

Fresh Energy’s 25 years of progress on renewable electricity

Renewable electricity is booming in Minnesota. In honor of our 25th anniversary, Fresh Energy takes a look at the policies that paved the way and what’s coming next for the renewables market.

Time-of-use electricity pricing: good for the grid and consumers

Xcel Energy is currently developing a time-of-use pricing pilot program, and Fresh Energy will be actively involved in working with Xcel, policymakers, and other stakeholders to optimize the design of the pilot.

Sparks ignited at Positively Electric event

On Wednesday May 10, nearly 150 energy leaders and other concerned Minnesotans gathered to explore a more electric future—hundreds more joined via Facebook live. The event was part of Fresh Energy’s popular Power Pairings series.

Envisioning an all-electric economy

For 25 years, Fresh Energy has been working to transition to a clean energy system in the state. Increasingly we see that an “all-electric economy” may just be the answer.