Improving energy efficiency and promoting clean energy usage and development in residential, commercial and industrial buildings is important to the long-term sustainability of our community.
Residents and businesses committed to managing their energy use can save money while also minimizing the negative effects that energy production can have on the environment.
Communitywide Energy Goal
To reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions below the 2015 baseline 30% by 2025 and 80% by 2050.
Residential Energy Goal
By 2025, 75% of Eden Prairie households will participate in a renewable energy or energy-efficiency program.
Large Commercial/Industrial Energy Users Goal
By 2025, 50% of the largest commercial/industrial energy users participate in Xcel Energy conservation programs over a standard three-year measuring period. This will result in an additional 7.5 incremental participants per year.
Public, Nonprofit and Service Organizations Goals
- By 2025, Eden Prairie public, nonprofit and service organizations will reduce energy use 20% below 2016 baseline.
- By 2025, the City of Eden Prairie will support renewable energy development equal to 25% of its energy use.
- By 2025, the Eden Prairie School District will reduce its energy use by an additional 10%.
- By 2025, all Eden Prairie public, nonprofit and service organizations will support renewable energy development equal to 10% of their energy use.