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Creating a sustainable community is a top priority for Minneapolis leaders. The quality of life in Minneapolis is linked to the health and well being of our community and our environment.
Welcome to the Xcel Energy® “gateway site,” developed in partnership with Xcel Energy and the City of Minneapolis. Whether you are a homeowner, a developer or run your own business, this site showcases the variety of energy conservation and renewable programs and tools available from Xcel Energy and the City of Minneapolis designed to help you meet your environmental goals. In addition to meeting your environmental goals, incorporating energy efficiency and conservation in your home or business can increase comfort and lower your utility bills.
Minneapolis residents and businesses have a strong record of environmental preservation and energy conservation. Check out the 2012 electricity savings that Minneapolis customers achieved using Xcel Energy programs. (In the chart below, Demand Savings is measured in kilowatts, Energy Savings in kilowatt hours and Carbon Avoided in pounds.)
|Participants||Demand Savings||Energy Savings||Carbon Avoided|
|Homes||5,531||8,751 kW||2,457,280 kWh||3,822,229 lbs|
|Businesses||726||17,163 kW||50,145,116 kWh||77,999,298 lbs|
|Total||6,257||25,914 kW||52,602,396 kWh||81,821,527 lbs|
*C02 equivalents calculated with Environmental Protection Agency's Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator
Save money and keep your community healthy by taking the Minneapolis Energy Challenge.
In Minneapolis, approximately 29,000 homes and 1,550 businesses participate in Saver’s Switch. You get a discount for letting us cycle your air conditioner on the hottest days. It’s free and easy. Sign up now for next summer’s discounts for your home or business.
Home improvement financing information is available via CEE.
In Minneapolis, more than 29,000 homes and 1,550 businesses participate in Saver’s Switch. You get a discount for letting us cycle your air conditioner on the hottest days. It’s free and easy. Sign up now for next summer’s discounts for your home or business.
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