Recent News

Jun 18, 2024

Resilient Minneapolis Project clears final hurdle

The Resilient Minneapolis Project will enable three Minneapolis community sites to install rooftop solar, a battery energy storage system, and microgrid controls on their buildings. Read on to learn more.

Jun 17, 2024

Summer Energy School

Summer Energy School is officially in session!

Jun 11, 2024

6 Facts About Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, our 2024 Benefit Breakfast Keynote Speaker

t: Renowned marine biologist, policy expert, and writer Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is
Fresh Energy’s 2024 Benefit Breakfast featured speaker.

Jun 05, 2024

Otter Tail Power’s resource plan adds carbon-free generation, but needs more ambitious approach to exiting coal plants

Clean Energy Organizations applaud wind, solar, and battery additions, but urge the utility to take a more proactive approach to transition away from coal and align its resource mix with Minnesota climate goals.

May 28, 2024

Be cool, sign up for summer school!

Sharpen your #2 pencil because this summer, you are invited to join Fresh Energy for our text-based Summer Energy School.

May 23, 2024

Welcoming Faith to the Development Team

Fresh Energy is thrilled to welcome Faith as director, major gifts to the Development team. Get to know more about Faith’s experience!

May 22, 2024

Xcel Energy’s proposed pilot project would provide equitable assistance to 23,000 homes

Xcel Energy recently filed an automatic bill credit petition, which would increase energy affordability and equity in 77 census blocks across Minnesota.

May 22, 2024

Podcast: 2024 legislative session debrief with Fresh Energy

Let’s talk about what happened at the Minnesota Legislature!

May 20, 2024

Legislative Update: Clean energy and climate momentum continues in 2024

Minnesota’s elected leaders have answered the call by delivering a broad package of thoughtful, strategic policies and investments in clean energy and climate.

woman stepping off of electric bus

May 20, 2024

What’s in a name? Vehicle class sizes, explained

Learn the difference between light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles, and how Fresh Energy is working to make all vehicles zero-carbon by mid-century.