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Renewable*Connect

Clean energy that's affordable and easy.

Clean energy is important to all of us. In fact, the reliable energy you already receive is 26% renewable and 54% carbon free. 

The first offering of Renewable*Connect is fully subscribed, but we are working to bring on additional capacity. Learn more.

In the interim, we are accepting applications for the program waitlist.

Waitlist

For a complete list of the resources included in Renewable*Connect, please view the Product Content Label. To learn more about the conditions of a subscription, see the Price, Terms & Conditions.

Renewable Connect Benefits

  1. Flexible — Choose your subscription term: month-to-month, five-year, or 10-year.
  2. Affordable — Low cost renewable energy with more price certainty.
  3. Choice — Select the amount of renewable energy you wish to subscribe to.
  4. Local — 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 on the month-to-month term for just $6 - $8 additional per month. This cost is in addition to your current electric charges. For complete pricing information, refer to the Price, Terms & Conditions.

 Month-to-Month5-Year10-Year
2020 Price per block $3.62 $3.33 $3.28
Average Fuel Cost Credit* $2.52 $2.52 $2.52
Net Price per Block $1.10 $0.81 $0.76

*Based on the 2019 average Fuel Cost Credit for Minnesota residential electric customers.

Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Product Content Label

Price, Terms & Conditions

Renewable*Connect Calculator (XLSX)

Sample Renewable Connect Contract (PDF)

Renewable Energy Claims

Questions?

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

Interested in other renewable options?

Explore our renewable energy programs.

Renewable*Connect is Green e-Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.

 

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