Recent News

Sep 22, 2022

Fresh Spotlight: Sharing critical stories on clean energy and climate via the Energy News Network

Who drives Energy News Network’s reporting on energy decision-making and diverse stories in the transition to a zero-carbon economy?

Sep 21, 2022

Looking ahead to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh

This year, COP27 will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, setting an exciting precedent as the first large-scale COP in Africa.

Sep 20, 2022

Opportunities within Minnesota’s plan for federal weatherization funds

It is imperative that Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds go toward prioritizing under-resourced communities and ensuring our multifamily buildings don’t get left behind in the energy transition.

Sep 20, 2022

Solar energy and stormwater research project debuts new runoff calculator tool for solar siting and permitting

A runoff calculator tool developed via the PV-SMaRT project will be a critical resource for solar developers, city planners, and more.

Sep 16, 2022

Fresh Energy Statement: Solar to replace coal in Becker, Minn.

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s proposal for the Sherco Solar Project, giving the green light on the largest solar project in the upper Midwest.

Sep 13, 2022

Improving energy codes for health, savings, and climate 

Improving Minnesota’s residential energy codes would have a resounding impact on the future of our built environment.

Sep 12, 2022

Xcel Energy rate case presents an opportunity to co-create Minnesota’s energy future

What’s in Xcel Energy’s latest rate case, and what actions is Fresh Energy urging the utility to take? Find out in this blog!

Sep 08, 2022

Fresh Energy Statement: Electrification and energy efficiency are key tools to move beyond gas

Fresh Energy is collaborating across gas utilities, labor, and beyond to ensure strategic electrification and energy efficiency are important pieces of the solution.

Sep 02, 2022

Future of Gas docket moves ahead 

Fresh Energy and partners filed a public comment proposing a three-phase roadmap for the future of gas in Minnesota.

Aug 29, 2022

Minnesota Power’s IRP must reflect our climate reality 

Over the past several years, Minnesota Power has done commendable work to reduce its carbon emissions, and our analysis shows that it can go even further and faster.