Recent News

Jan 24, 2023

Meet Sally, Fresh Energy’s new Session Associate, Public Affairs!

Please join us in welcoming MK Anderson as our new Senior Policy Associate, Energy Transition!

Michael Noble

Jan 20, 2023

Q&A: Michael Noble departs Fresh Energy with optimism for future of climate policy

Michael Noble reflects on 30 years of clean energy history in Minnesota.

Jan 17, 2023

Minnesota’s 100% clean electricity bill explained

The 100% clean electricity bill would commit all utilities to provide their Minnesota customers with 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2040, with reporting on benchmarks every five years.

Dec 19, 2022

Welcome, Christine, Craig, and Susan!

Get to know the newest additions to the Fresh Energy team.

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.