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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!

Home electric panel

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.

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!