Xcel Energy’s Resource Plan creates pathway for a clean energy future

In October 2021, Fresh Energy filed final comments and analysis at the
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in support of Xcel Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan, but with new solar, wind, and battery storage as alternatives to new peaker gas plants.

Renewables and storage provide reliable, cost-effective, clean energy future for Xcel Energy

On October 15, Clean Grid Alliance, Fresh Energy, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and Union of Concerned Scientists (collectively the Clean Energy Organizations or CEOs) filed Supplemental Comments to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in Xcel Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan proceeding

With long-range plan, Otter Tail Power begins to exit coal

Fresh Energy and partners applaud Otter Tail Power’s newly filed plan which adds renewables and lays out plans for ending investments in one of two coal plants. 

New alternate Xcel Energy plan removes gas power plant, adds clean renewable energy

An alternate long-range energy plan filed Friday by Xcel Energy removes a proposed gas power plant and adds significant renewable energy, reflecting a welcome and necessary realignment with the utility company’s promise to achieve a carbon-free electric system by 2050.