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Mar 19, 2024

Jump start your 2024 event planning!

If you’re looking for a dynamic speaker to energize your community, please reach out!

Mar 01, 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.

Feb 26, 2024

It’s time for a clean transportation standard in Minnesota

A clean transportation standard will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support clean transportation and sustainable agriculture in Minnesota. Get the details now!

Feb 26, 2024

Meet Kathleen, Fresh Energy’s new Capitol Pathways intern!

Kathleen comes to Fresh Energy with a background in public health and an interest in learning first-hand how policy is created and moved.

Feb 22, 2024

IVVO: The potentially powerful efficiency tool you’ve never heard of

Integrated Volt Var Optimization (IVVO) can make our electric grid more efficient, reducing emissions and saving customers money.

Feb 22, 2024

Electric road trip: 5 tips for Minnesota EV owners

Learn the best tips for driving and charging an electric vehicle in Minnesota from Brynn after they drove from Saint Paul to Duluth a handful of times this winter.

The Development Team. Julia, Leigh, Meggie, and Jillian, in Fresh Energy's Saint Paul office.

Feb 21, 2024

Fresh Spotlight: Meet the Development team

Meet Fresh Energy’s Development team and learn how their expertise is at the core of Fresh Energy’s clean energy and climate policy success.

Feb 08, 2024

What is the Minnesota Energy Connection project?

Planning is underway for Xcel Energy’s Minnesota Energy Connection transmission line project.

Feb 06, 2024

Encourage the Minnesota Legislature to keep up the momentum!

A big way our elected leaders can build on last year’s momentum is by supporting policies that will have a direct impact on emissions right out of the gate — one of these areas is policies impacting our buildings sector!

Midwest BDC staff

Feb 02, 2024

New Midwest nonprofit is building a just energy transition

The Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition works to create a just, equitable energy transition in the building sector across eight Midwestern states.