July 5, 2017 | Media

MN is Adopting a Methodological Approach to Grid Modernization (EUCI)

Minnesota — unhampered by the pressures facing some other states — is taking a step-by-step approach in planning and developing a smart grid, one that could be a template for…

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May 23, 2017 | Blog

Collaboration on Utility Regulation and Grid Modernization in Minnesota Recognized by Regional and National Media

Two recent articles by regional and national media outlets recognize the leadership and impact of the e21 Initiative’s efforts to develop a more customer-centric and sustainable framework for utility regulation…

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May 22, 2017 | Media

In MN, Utilities & Regulators Plan for Grid of the Future (Midwest Energy News)

Article highlights the e21 Initiative as one of several key efforts moving Minnesota toward a modernized electric grid. From Midwest Energy News …Utility Dive pointed to Minnesota as one of five…

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May 19, 2017 | Media

Benchmarking the U.S. Electricity Grid Against the Eclipse

From CleanEnergyAuthority.com: On August 21st, the United States will experience a solar eclipse. The eclipse will be visible across the continent … While Californians are outside staring at the sky,…

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May 8, 2017 | Media

Clean Energy Groups Leading on Utility Changes

From Midwest Energy News: Following a two-year study on how to transform utility regulation in Minnesota, clean energy groups are now closely involved with pilot projects that begin to implement…

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April 26, 2017 | Media

America’s Utility Of The Future Takes Shape In Illinois, Ohio, And Minnesota (Forbes)

From Forbes: …The old model of coupling profits to increased infrastructure investment and greater sales is cracking as competitive technologies like rooftop solar, local storage and smart buildings displace increasing…

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April 17, 2017 | Media

Midwest Regulators Take Hold of the Grid’s Future (E&E News)

From E&E News Regulators across the Midwest are increasingly taking a closer look at the evolution of power grids and weighing policies and regulations that could reshape how electricity is…

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April 3, 2017 | Media

The Top 5 States for Utility Grid Modernization and Business Model Reform (Utility Dive)

From Utility Dive As utilities face the rise of distributed resources and face stagnant load growth, a number of states are looking to alter the traditional sector business model through…

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January 4, 2017 | Media

States to Keep Utility Model Under a Microscope in 2017

The following POLITICO article references Minnesota’s e21 Initiative, co-led by CEE and Great Plains Institute. From POLITICO By Esther Whieldon EXCERPT: Several states will amp up their efforts in…

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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 work with the release of three white papers addressing key issues in Minnesota’s energy future.

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