What is the grid and why does it matter? With media personalities like Jon Oliver dedicating air time to the topic, it’s time for a crash course—and Fresh Energy is here to help with our new explainer!
MISO’s long-term planning will play a key role in decarbonization
With long term planning for new transmission projects currently underway, Minnesota’s grid operator, MISO, is working to plan a future-proof electric grid.
Myth vs. Reality: What’s really happening in Texas?
Fresh Energy separates myth from reality around the effect the cold spell across much of the United States has on the energy system.
Xcel Energy is Fined $1 Million for Solar Interconnection Problems
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has made a strong statement that utilities must do better, voting to fine Xcel Energy $1 million for the company’s poor service to solar customers in 2019.
Our “Top 13” Accomplishments of 2019
The accelerating pace of climate change demands swift, bold action and we are rising to the challenge. To close the books on 2019, we’ve assembled this list of highlights. Together we made change happen!
MISO’s 50 GW Gap!
Utility planners must look deep into the future as they plan, finance, and build 50-year assets. And yet, the future is uncertain. Though demand for clean energy is increasing daily, transmission capacity, which is key to integrating renewable energy into the grid, is already at it’s limit. And further, there is no plan for adding new capacity in our region.