Heat pumps have been having a “moment” lately—and rightfully so. Avoiding the worst impacts of climate change means transitioning our entire economy, starting here in Minnesota, to be carbon-neutral by 2050. That requires a dramatic change in the energy that powers our homes, businesses, and workplaces, shifting away from burning fossil fuels towards using zero- and low-carbon alternatives. Heat pumps can help us make that transition.
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Welcoming Mike and Joe to Fresh Energy!
As we round out the first half of summer, Fresh Energy is celebrating two new additions to our team. Our bold new strategic framework has continued to serve as a powerful guide as Fresh Energy leadership have filled the roles of staff who have moved on to new opportunities and created entirely new positions that will aid us as we continue pursuing our mission to achieve equitable carbon-neutral economies. We’re thrilled to have Mike and Joe on the team!
The American Jobs Plan: 14 ambitious (and totally achievable) goals for clean energy, equity, and climate
White House published its ambitious—and totally achievable—American Jobs Plan, the backbone of which is clean energy jobs and infrastructure.
Fresh Energy Statement: White House infrastructure plan establishes climate action and equity investment roadmap
Fresh Energy is thrilled to see that ambitious climate action and equity investments play a pivotal role in the White House’s jobs and infrastructure plan released on March 31, 2021. Fresh Energy applauds the Biden Administration’s comprehensive and pragmatic approach to reimagining and rebuilding the American economy.
News Release: Conservation, clean energy, and labor advocates react to new federal carbon pollution standards to protect Minnesota, address climate change
Today, local conservation, clean energy, and labor advocates said newly announced federal carbon pollution limits for power plants would address the leading cause of climate change and protect public health.