With growing efforts to reduce carbon emissions, more businesses are seeking clean, renewable energy sources to meet their sustainable energy needs. That’s why we are unveiling our newest renewable energy option, Renewable*Connect®. It offers an easy, affordable path to renewable power, enabling you to utilize a blend of locally sourced wind and solar energy without the need to invest in equipment.
Residential customer? Sign up for Renewable Connect for residences here.
Renewable Connect offers month-to-month, 5-year, and 10-year subscription terms. Pre-determined and fixed price schedules are set when you choose the term of your contract. The longer your contract, the more economical it could be.
With Renewable Connect, you can capture the economic benefits of renewables, including more predictable, less volatile future costs, with locked-in pricing.
For complete pricing information, refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.
Support local energy sources with solar and wind generated from the North Star Solar project in Chisago County and the Odell Wind Farm in southern Minnesota.
With Renewable*Connect, the associated Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) are retired on your behalf, which is an important distinction from other types of renewable programs. This allows your business to make claims on the use of renewable energy, use RECs toward LEED® certification, and communicate the positive impact your business is making on the environment.
|Price per Block||$3.56||$3.24||$3.19|
|Average Fuel Cost Credit*||$2.45||$2.45||$2.45|
|Net Price per Block||$1.11||$0.79||$0.74|
*Based on the 2016 average Fuel Cost Credit for Minnesota commercial and industrial demand customers.
Need help determining how much Renewable Connect to subscribe to? Use our calculator!
Renewable Connect is currently in the 30-day enrollment period. At this time, any interested Xcel Energy Minnesota electric customers can apply to the program at their desired level. After the 30-day period, subscription requests will be reviewed and in the event that total demand exceeds program capacity, the following rules will apply:
Still have other questions? Email us at RenewableConnectMN@xcelenergy.com
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