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.
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
New time-of-use rate pilots will test a few different strategies for encouraging Xcel Energy’s commercial and industrial customers to shift their electricity usage.
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.
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.
The Public Utilities Commission is acting to ease some of the uncertainty and economic burden being borne by some renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 pandemic.