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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December 8, 2016 | Press Release

Minnesota’s e21 Initiative Releases Report on Framework for a 21st Century Electric System

The Great Plains Institute (GPI) and the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) released a new report today detailing additional steps for Minnesota to protect the public interest by taking…

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September 19, 2016 | Blog

Report Released — MN’s e21 Initiative: The 21st Century Energy System

Report excerpt (shared with permission): In Minnesota, the e21 Initiative (an abbreviation for the “21st Century Energy System”) aims to create a utility business model that uses a customer-centric…

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March 30, 2016 | Blog

Q&A on Performance-Based Regulation with Energy Innovation’s Sonia Aggarwal

In Minnesota, GPI convenes a stakeholder effort called the e21 Initiative that recommends, in part, shifting toward a more performance-based regulatory approach to determine how electric utilities in the state…

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November 26, 2015 | Blog

Initiative Aims to Reinvent Utility Industry the Minnesota Way

E&E Publishing’s EnergyWire featured an in-depth article, “Initiative Aims to Reinvent Utility Industry the Minnesota Way,” about the e21 Initiative’s work to “reinvent the utility business model and the regulations…

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November 24, 2013 | Blog

The Future of Minnesota’s Electric Utilities: The Sequel

Environmental Initiative’s recent policy forum on “The future of Minnesota’s Electric Utilities” drew a block-buster crowd—you would have thought they were giving away free beer. Especially for…

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