Read Fresh Energy and partners’ comments on Xcel Energy’s announced intent to reduce emissions from its fossil-fuel gas distribution utility business.
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
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.
Xcel Energy’s IRP: Clean energy and renewable progress undermined by plans for new fossil gas
Fresh Energy and our partners have had the opportunity to dig into Xcel Energy’s IRP and provide expert feedback to the Public Utilities Commission.
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.