Blog: Minnesota's Progress with an Evolving Electric System

A look at what’s been achieved since e21 began in 2014

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Minnesota to establish utility performance metrics

The Nov. 1st PUC decision advances a process to establish performance metrics for Xcel Energy.

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Current Activities

Through pilot projects and public forums, e21 Phase III is advancing a 21st century electric system in Minnesota.

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Our History

The e21 Initiative began in 2014 by convening 30 key stakeholders to reimagine together a new utility regulatory framework in Minnesota.

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Access reports, meeting notes, and presentations from e21 meetings and convenings.

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e21: An Electric System for the 21st Century

The e21 Initiative aims to develop a more customer-centric and sustainable framework for utility regulation in Minnesota that better aligns how utilities earn revenue with public policy goals, new customer expectations, and the changing technology landscape.
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The Latest News & Events

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August 23, 2018 | Blog

Assisting States and Stakeholders in the Complicated Work of Grid Modernization

Author: Doug Scott,¬†Great Plains Institute The e21 Initiative has not only provided valuable leadership…

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December 8, 2016 | Reports

e21 Initiative Issues New Report

The diverse set of e21 stakeholders have reached another milestone, concluding Phase II of their…

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February 15, 2018 | Blog

Stakeholder Engagement in e21 Phase III

Since its inception in 2014, the e21 Initiative has carefully and thoughtfully…

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December 22, 2017 | Media

Has Xcel Minnesota designed the ideal residential time-of-use rate?

Article highlights Xcel Energy’s draft Time of Use Pilot, which was developed with input from…

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