Decarbonizing natural gas end uses in Minnesota

This fall e21 plans to launch a stakeholder engagement process to consider the role of natural gas utilities and the natural gas system in a decarbonizing economy.

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How should Xcel Energy’s electric utility performance be measured?

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is seeking initial comments by May 6 and reply comments by June 4.  A recent report by the Great Plains Institute summarizes stakeholder perspectives shared at the first workshop.

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Xcel Energy Performance Metrics Stakeholder Meeting #2 (Docket 17-401)

Please join us for the second stakeholder meeting to discuss performance metrics for Xcel Energy’s electric utility operations.

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Stakeholders Find Common Ground on Minnesota Power Time-Varying Rate Options

New rate options, developed through an e21 stakeholder engagement process, seek to elicit customer, system, and environmental benefits.

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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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Resources

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

Utility Dive: 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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