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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What’s next for equitable, modern efficiency in Minnesota?
Five things you need to know about the future of equitable, modern energy efficiency in Minnesota.
ECO Act becomes law, modernizing Minnesota’s energy efficiency policy
The ECO Act is on its way to the desk of Governor Walz! When the bill is signed into law, it will be the culmination of four years of Fresh Energy advocacy.
5 Equity Takeaways in New Utility Energy Efficiency Plans
Energy efficiency programs are powerful tools that can reduce the energy we need in our homes, apartments, and buildings which results in both lower energy bills for customers and a reduced climate impact.
Taking Steps to Encourage Deeper Energy Efficiency for All
The Public Utilities Commission has taken a significant step toward more robust and impactful programs serving under-resourced communities.
The Time is Now for Equitable Investments in Minnesota’s Energy Efficiency Programs
Minnesota’s investor-owned utilities have filed their latest plans or energy efficiency programs and we know that these programs aren’t equitably serving the Minnesotans who stand to benefit most. Read Fresh Energy’s five recommendations for improvement.