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May 18, 2022

Decarbonize: The Clean Energy Podcast

Join Fresh Energy staff to discuss top energy issues in Minnesota and how energy policy change will improve health, economy, and communities.

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May 11, 2022

Growth and change in Fresh Energy leadership 

Fresh Energy is making some important changes to ensure we are prepared for growth and poised to expand equitable, transformative clean energy and climate action.

May 10, 2022

A force for climate action—5 facts about Julian Brave NoiseCat, Fresh Energy’s 2022 Virtual Benefit Breakfast speaker

We’re thrilled to host Julian Brave NoiseCat as our 2022 Virtual Benefit Breakfast featured speaker! Read on to get to know Julian.

May 04, 2022

Fresh Energy Statement: Commission selects clear methodology for evaluating NGIA plans

Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has taken significant step in establishing the rules of the road for the Natural Gas Innovation Act, also known as NGIA

Apr 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.

Apr 28, 2022

Energy PLUS

Join us at our annual summer webinar series to discuss all the ways energy intersects with our lives.

Apr 26, 2022

Case Study: Pollinator-friendly solar in Plains, Georgia

One former U.S. president’s clean energy legacy is a pollinator-friendly solar site helping manage stormwater in Georgia. Get the scoop!

Residential solar in Minneapolis

Apr 21, 2022

Relief may be on the horizon for Xcel distributed energy resource customers 

Xcel Energy’s interconnection issues have been covered by the media but as of March 2022, Minnesotans are one step closer to a more painless and less costly process.

Apr 21, 2022

Fresh Spotlight: Introducing Fresh Energy’s Organizational Health team!

Mat, Liz, and Steve have a revamped department name at Fresh Energy. We introduce you to our Organizational Health experts!

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Apr 21, 2022

Amping up Minnesota homes with electric panel upgrades 

Electric panel updates are a crucial way to speed up home electrification, but cost can be a barrier. Here’s how Fresh Energy is working to prepare homes for the energy transition.