Recent News

Dec 19, 2022

12 EV market trends to watch in 2023

Fresh Energy’s Jukka Kukkonen is an expert on electric vehicle (EV) innovation. Here’s his list of the top EV trends to watch this year.

Dec 19, 2022

Our top 22 accomplishments of 2022

Building on three decades of clean energy and climate progress, we made 2022 a year to remember. See our list of top accomplishments.

Dec 15, 2022

The Conservation Improvement Program’s legacy in Minnesota

The Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) is Minnesota’s bedrock energy efficiency policy. But how did it come about?

Nov 30, 2022

Go Electric! A guide to kicking fossil fuel out of your life.

With the help of guest experts, Minnesotans sharing their experiences, and Fresh Energy staff, we have been exploring what transitioning from gas to electric means at a practical level.

Nov 29, 2022

Minnesota Power commits to big boost in wind, solar, storage, and more

Minnesota Power’s long-range plan includes coal retirements, nearly double the amount of originally planned renewables, storage, and beyond.

Nov 28, 2022

Interconnection update: New “cost share plan” will ease upgrade costs for Xcel solar customers

Get the scoop on the new “cost share plan” that will ease upgrade costs for Xcel Energy customers.

Nov 28, 2022

Equitable electricity rates and our energy transition

Electricity rates can either encourage customers to power their lives with clean energy or do the opposite. But how do we work toward rate design that is equitable, responsive, and future-focused? 

Nov 22, 2022

Forging Our Future

Fresh Energy is forging a clean energy future that benefits all, but at this time of unprecedented progress and historic federal investments, we must push harder than ever to do more, faster. Join us today.

Nov 18, 2022

Thank you to our 2022 Give to the Max Day donors!

We are so grateful for the 89 generous donors across Minnesota who made a gift to Fresh Energy yesterday on Give to the Max Day!

Nov 18, 2022

Fresh Energy at COP27, the U. N. Climate Change Conference

Bookmark this page for real-time updates from J. Drake Hamilton as COP27 kicks off in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.