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.

Xcel Energy’s low income solar project gets approval

Xcel Energy’s new pilot program is the first of its kind to combine energy efficiency and community solar offers to low income customers.

Introducing the Center for Pollinators in Energy

Fresh Energy is excited to announce the Center for Pollinators in Energy, a national clearinghouse and catalyzer of pollinator-friendly solar information, standards, best practices, and state-based initiatives.

Xcel Energy’s community solar turns three

As community solar turns three, solar gardens are blooming around the state and the program seems to have found its rhythm. The program is beginning to offer the predictability and transparency that comes from maturation, experience, and hard work from all stakeholders.

Transitioning to an all-electric economy

The path to electrifying our economy starts with the low-hanging fruit—getting off of fossil fuels and on to clean electricity to power our cars, heat and cool our homes, and create a modern and resilient electric grid.