UPDATE 10/15/2021: While negotiations continue on a budget reconciliation package in Washington DC, there are increasingly dire signals that the Clean Electricity Payment Program is in serious trouble.
Data Dive: New numbers show Minnesota’s carbon-free progress
There’s a lot going on behind the scenes when we flip the light switch, turn on the tv, or plug in an electric vehicle for at-home charging. Whatever its source, energy must be harnessed or collected, then transported, before it can be used to power our homes and businesses.
Fresh Energy Statement: Minnesota Power Announces Commitment to 100% Carbon-Free Electricity; Exiting Coal by 2035
Minnesota Power’s announcement is a huge step forward that will result in significant carbon reduction, cost savings, and is a clear statement that a carbon-free electricity system is the destination.
The Push for Changes to Coal Plant Operations Continues in Minnesota
At a time when Minnesotans are facing unprecedented economic challenges, the current operations at many coal plants are costing customers more money due to significant plant operating losses.
Settlement in CenterPoint Rate Case Prioritizes Customers
Fresh Energy and our partners have been working throughout the year to promote energy efficiency and oppose inequitable rates in CenterPoint Energy’s rate case.
An Update on the Nemadji Trail Energy Center Lawsuit
On July 29, Fresh Energy took legal action an filed an amicus brief in the Nemadji Trail Energy Center lawsuit.