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Oct 14, 2022

Voting is vital for clean energy, climate justice, and democracy

Do you have a plan for how you’ll vote in the November 2022 Minnesota General Election? Check out these tools to make your plan today.

Oct 13, 2022

Our shared challenge: Coming together to build an equitable clean energy future

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2022 Benefit Breakfast to support an equitable clean energy future.

Oct 11, 2022

Fresh Energy’s 2022 Virtual Benefit Breakfast

Reserve your spot today for Fresh Energy’s Virtual Benefit Breakfast taking place on Thursday, October 13, 2022. Join Fresh Energy and Julian Brave NoiseCat for an inspiring discussion about driving an ambitious—and seemingly impossible—agenda at this critical moment in human history.

Oct 05, 2022

Unpacking climate finance, mitigation, and adaptation at COP27

Of special significance to Fresh Energy’s J. Drake Hamilton this year at COP27 is climate finance. What is it, and how is J. involved?

Oct 03, 2022

Xcel Energy rate case presents an opportunity to co-create Minnesota’s energy future

What’s in Xcel Energy’s latest rate case, and what actions is Fresh Energy urging the utility to take? Find out in this blog!

Sep 22, 2022

Fresh Spotlight: Sharing critical stories on clean energy and climate via the Energy News Network

Who drives Energy News Network’s reporting on energy decision-making and diverse stories in the transition to a zero-carbon economy?

Sep 21, 2022

Looking ahead to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh

This year, COP27 will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, setting an exciting precedent as the first large-scale COP in Africa.

Sep 20, 2022

Opportunities within Minnesota’s plan for federal weatherization funds

It is imperative that Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds go toward prioritizing under-resourced communities and ensuring our multifamily buildings don’t get left behind in the energy transition.

Sep 20, 2022

Solar energy and stormwater research project debuts new runoff calculator tool for solar siting and permitting

A runoff calculator tool developed via the PV-SMaRT project will be a critical resource for solar developers, city planners, and more.

Sep 16, 2022

Fresh Energy Statement: Solar to replace coal in Becker, Minn.

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s proposal for the Sherco Solar Project, giving the green light on the largest solar project in the upper Midwest.