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Dec 14, 2023

From Midwest to Puerto Rico: Energy News Network’s crucial energy reporting

Energy News Network provides quality, fact-based journalism about energy issues nationwide. Read how ENN’s Kari Lydersen sees journalism’s role in coal ash reporting in Puerto Rico.

Dec 13, 2023

Fresh Energy at COP28, the U. N. Climate Change Conference

Get updates from Fresh Energy before and during the U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP28.

Dec 13, 2023

Our top 23 accomplishments of 2023

Entering 2023, our team of policy analysts, advocates, and regulatory experts set ambitious goals! Read on to learn their top 23 accomplishments.

Dec 08, 2023

Fresh Spotlight: Introducing Fresh Energy’s Organizational Health team!

Meet Mat, Steve, Liz, Annie, and Susan our operations experts on the Organizational Health team.

Nov 27, 2023

Counting down to the COP28 Climate Summit

Fresh Energy is preparing for COP28, the 2023 U.N. Climate Conference held in the United Arab Emirates, to discuss the monumental national and state-level climate policy signed into laws, as well as the policy that’s still needed to limit the worst effects of climate change.

gas main construction workers in Minneapolis

Nov 27, 2023

Understanding the gas system

Are you familiar with the hidden natural gas system beneath your feet? Read on to learn how gas utilities are expecting to grow the system over the coming decades—and why that’s a problem for the state’s decarbonization targets.

Nov 27, 2023

What’s up with distribution and the energy transition?

Fresh Energy is committed to building a future-proof electric grid in Minnesota, and that means upgrading our electrical distribution system for our decarbonized future.

Fresh Energy Staff standing on the steps of the Capital. Text" Shaping What's Next

Nov 21, 2023

Shaping what’s next

Fresh Energy is shaping a clean energy future that benefits all, and we need your support to accelerate positive, effective climate policy to create an equitable, carbon-free future. Join us today.

Nov 20, 2023

Electric vehicles are great winter cars

Don’t believe the negative hype. Electric cars work well in snow and ice, and their range keeps increasing.

Nov 17, 2023

Thank you to our 2023 Give to the Max Day donors!

We are so grateful for the 85 generous donors across Minnesota who made a gift to Fresh Energy yesterday on Give to the Max Day!