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Power BI and Excel connected features such as PivotTables from Power BI datasets and Organization data types to Power BI free license users. This helps organizations who use Power BI Premium to easily distribute authoritative datasets broadly with their users via Excel.
Previously, accessing Power BI data directly from Excel (Desktop or Web) required a Power BI Pro or Power BI Premium Per User (PPU) license.
Now users who have a Power BI free license can connect from Excel to datasets hosted in a Power BI Premium workspace.
Read more in the articles linked below.