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.

Updated Interconnection Standards for Minnesota

Connecting solar and other clean energy to the electric grid has been overly complicated, but with leadership from Fresh Energy and its partners, the process is now simpler and more transparent.

Data Dive: The renewables revolution

Fresh Energy digs into recent market data to explain the stunning move toward renewable energy in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

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.