Dan Haugen is a Minneapolis-based freelance journalist who writes about energy, business and technology. Since 2011 he has reported on efficiency, renewables, transmission, and other topics as an energy journalism fellow at Midwest Energy News
. His work has also been published by Ode, GOOD, and Ensia (formerly Momentum). As a 2013 Heinrich Boell Foundation Climate Media Fellow, Dan plans to report on sustainability in Scandinavia, in particular how the business models of electric utilities have evolved to promote energy efficiency and innovation. Dan will also profile Qvinnovindar, wind cooperative in Sweden operated entirely by women. Dan is a bicyclist, a baseball fan and omnivorous music lover. He lives with his wife Amy, their newborn son Benjamin, and two West Highland Terriers, Archie and Oscar, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.