Recent News

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.

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.

Jan 25, 2024

Our clean energy and climate plans for the 2024 Legislative Session

Our Public Affairs Team is looking forward to kicking off clean energy and climate policy at the 2024 Minnesota legislative session this spring.

Jan 24, 2024

Picturing progress: new illustrations showcase Minnesota’s carbon-free future

We sat down with Michael Iver Jacobsen, our illustrator helping to visualize Minnesota’s changing energy systems, to chat about how he connects art and clean energy.

Jan 24, 2024

Meet Laura, Fresh Energy’s new Session Associate, Legislative Affairs

Get to know Laura Wagner, Fresh Energy’s newest member of the Public Affairs team to support our clean energy and climate policies during the 2024 Minnesota legislative session.