Recent News

Apr 26, 2023

Fresh Energy names Dr. Brenda Cassellius as new Executive Director

Fresh Energy is pleased to share that the search for our next executive director has culminated in an exciting and unanimously approved hire.

Apr 24, 2023

Welcoming Rachel to the Clean Electricity team!

As a senior policy associate on the Clean Electricity team, Rachel will support and lead advocacy on a portfolio of work related to decarbonizing Minnesota’s electricity sector.

Apr 21, 2023

Fresh Energy dedicates space to Michael Noble and J. Drake Hamilton

Fresh Energy’s board and staff dedicated a room to Executive Director Michael Noble and Senior Director of Science Policy J. Drake Hamilton in recognition of their decades of leadership.

Apr 18, 2023

Minnesota dedicates funds to secure further federal investments in clean energy future

Governor Walz signed into law a bill that establishes a fund to help Minnesota take advantage of federal clean energy investments.

The U.S. Capitol at an angle with greenery and clouds.

Apr 14, 2023

New proposed EPA rules would drive down transportation emissions in a big way

The Biden Administration has proposed new tailpipe emissions limits for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.

Mar 30, 2023

Momentum to meet the moment

Will you make a gift to Fresh Energy to help us keep up the momentum for clean energy and climate progress in Minnesota?

Mar 21, 2023

Urgent climate action can secure a livable future for all

The new report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) demands urgent climate action.

Minnesota State Capitol / Photo by Jillian Theuer, Fresh Energy

Mar 20, 2023

Legislative Update: The intersection of opportunity and action

At the midpoint of the 2023 legislative session in Minnesota, our elected leaders are busier than ever enacting climate legislation.

Mar 18, 2023

Contribute to Michael Noble’s retirement scrapbook

In celebration of Michael Noble’s clean energy legacy and Fresh Energy’s bright future, we have a few fun things up our sleeves.

Mar 17, 2023

Leading from the north with 100% clean electricity

February 7, 2023, marked a new day for clean energy in Minnesota when Governor Tim Walz signed the 100% clean electricity bill into law.