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Renewable*Connect for Residences

Clean energy that's affordable and easy.

We understand how important clean energy is to all of us. In fact, the reliable energy you already receive is 25 percent renewable and 55 percent carbon-free. However, some customers want more. That's why we're proud to offer customers our newest program that delivers additional clean, renewable energy at an affordable price. Meet Renewable*Connect®:

  • Blend of solar and wind energy
  • Eliminates the need to own equipment
  • Easy enrollment

Interested?

We're currently enrolling customers on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up today before the available program energy runs out.

Sign up

Business customer? Learn more about Renewable Connect for businesses here.

Renewable Connect Benefits

  1. Flexible terms — Choose from three subscription terms: month-to-month, five-year, or 10-year.
  2. Locked-in pricing — Pre-determined and fixed price schedules are set for the term of your contract.
  3. Choice — Choose the amount of renewable energy you wish to subscribe to.
  4. Local renewables — Wind and solar energy are generated locally from the North Star Solar project in Chisago County and the Odell Wind Farm in southern Minnesota.

Clean Energy Pricing

The average customer can power their home with 100 percent clean energy from Renewable Connect for just $5 - $7 additional per month. This cost is in addition to your current electric charges. For complete pricing information, refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.

 Month-to-Month5-Year10-Year
Price per block $3.56 $3.24 $3.19
Average Fuel Cost Credit* $2.48 $2.48 $2.48
Net Price per Block $1.08 $0.76 $0.71

*Based on the 2016 average Fuel Cost Credit for Minnesota residential electric customers.

Need help determining how much Renewable Connect to subscribe to? Use our calculator (XLSX)*!

*Please note: If you're experiencing issues viewing the .XLSX file from your computer, please right-click the link and select "Save Link As..." to save, download, and view the spreadsheet from your desktop.

Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions

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Price, Terms & Conditions

Renewable*Connect Calculator (XLSX)

Sample Renewable Connect Contract (PDF)

Renewable Connect Brochure (PDF)

Questions?

Email us at RenewableConnectMN@xcelenergy.com or call us at 800-895-4999.

Energy Saving Tip

Install ceiling fans to keep cool air circulating so you can turn down your air conditioner. Still, make sure to turn off your fan when you leave the room.

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Gas Meter Safety

Keep your natural gas meter dry and clear of snow and ice at all times to avoid the potential for dangerous indoor natural gas buildup.

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