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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 25 percent renewable and 55 percent carbon-free. However, some customers want more. That's why we're proud to offer Renewable*Connect®. With no equipment necessary and access to a blend of wind and solar, Renewable*Connect is an affordable way to benefit from renewable energy. 

Interested?

The Renewable*Connect program is now fully subscribed. We are accepting applications for the program waitlist, which will be used in the event program capacity becomes available.

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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 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 $3.58 $3.28 $3.23
Average Fuel Cost Credit* $2.53 $2.53 $2.53
Net Price per Block $1.05 $0.75 $0.70

*Based on the 2017 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

Product Content Label

Price, Terms & Conditions

Renewable*Connect Calculator (XLSX)

Sample Renewable Connect Contract (PDF)

Questions?

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

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Turn off your lights when you leave the room—even if you'll only be gone for a moment. Contemporary light bulbs require very little energy to turn "on."

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