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
Fresh Energy separates myth from reality around the effect the cold spell across much of the United States has on the energy system.
The accelerating pace of climate change demands swift, bold action and we are rising to the challenge. To close the books on 2020, we’ve assembled this list of highlights. Together we made change happen!
Xcel Energy released an ambitious plan to jumpstart Minnesota’s economic recovery by accelerating spending on clean energy investments. There are still many unknowns, but our policy staff dove in to draw some initial conclusions. Take a look at what they’re celebrating and what needs more work.
The demand for renewable energy will soon exceed transmission capacity. Utility planners are beginning to look ahead and begin the planning process for transmission solutions that will both address the needs of the system and keep costs as low as possible for consumers.