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Apr 20, 2022

Policy change is our superpower

The best way to make progress at the scale of the climate crisis is through policy change, and that’s Fresh Energy’s specialty. Donate today to ensure that together, we can continue to make clean energy and climate history as we chart the path to an equitable carbon neutral economy.

Apr 19, 2022

Zoom backgrounds celebrating Earth Day

Download free Zoom backgrounds from The Center for Pollinators in Energy.

Apr 08, 2022

Fresh Energy Statement: All homes must be safe

Minnesotans can and must speak up and hold leaders accountable for addressing this and other racist systems in our state. All homes must be safe.

Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

Apr 04, 2022

IPCC report provides ‘now or never’ warning

The thousands of pages in the latest IPCC report can be summed up in a few words: We need to take action starting now.

Mar 24, 2022

Legislative Update: Mid-session status check

From electric panels to commercial energy code and beyond, Fresh Energy’s team of policy experts are bringing their A-game to the Capitol. Get the scoop on three key Fresh Energy priorities.

Mar 23, 2022

Take Action: Current Fresh Energy action alerts

Take action for clean energy and climate at the Minnesota Legislature, the Public Utilities Commission, and beyond!

Mar 22, 2022

A perfect storm for weatherization in Minnesota

A new report from Fresh Energy and partners outlines how Minnesota can further invest in weatherization efforts.

At the bottom right of the image, a woman with brunette hair pulled back in a bright red scrunchi wearing a bright blue sweatshirt and black can be seen walking next to a man wearing a backwards navy blue baseball cap, an olive green sweatshirt, and black denim jeans along a paved riverside path. The path is flanked on either side by greenery and green trees. On the left and top left sides of the image, the river can be seen, with transmission lines running along the river's edge and reaching up to the blue sky.

Mar 22, 2022

What’s up with MISO, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator?

Why is MISO such a crucial player in Fresh Energy’s efforts to decarbonize the economy? Get the scoop!

Mar 22, 2022

Renewable energy meets pollinator habitat in Minnesota solar fields

New study documents robust pollinator activity at Minnesota solar installations with pollinator plantings.

Mar 17, 2022

Eleanore Catolico: Elevating community in climate reporting

Eleanore Catolico, 2022 Detroit Energy and Environment Reporting Fellow, is set on centering community advocates and leaders in her reporting.