Stakeholders Provide Guidance as Xcel Energy Looks at 50 Percent Increase in Demand Response

This blog, the first in a three-part series, shares demand response design principles and filing objectives developed by stakeholders to inform Xcel Energy’s planning for new demand response programs.

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Approval of Xcel Energy’s Electric Vehicle Pilots Highlights Key Considerations for Electric Utilities

After a stakeholder engagement process facilitated by the Great Plains Institute, Xcel Energy is moving forward with several new electric vehicle (EV) pilot programs.  

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e21 Forum Highlights Four Areas of Energy Innovation Across Minnesota

From comprehensive resource planning to decarbonizing natural gas end uses, energy innovation is abundant across Minnesota.

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

Three advanced time-varying rate designs emerge with broad stakeholder support after an e21 stakeholder engagement process.

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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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February 11, 2020 | New Rates, Products, and Services

Stakeholders Provide Guidance as Xcel Energy Looks at 50 Percent Increase in Demand Response

Xcel Energy explored increasing its demand response portfolio by 50 percent with Minnesota stakeholders from 2017-2019. The results highlight considerations for utilities looking to deploy larger portfolios of advanced demand response. This blog, the first in a three-part series, shares demand response design principles and filing objectives developed by stakeholders to inform Xcel Energy’s planning for new demand response programs.

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December 12, 2019 | New Rates, Products, and Services

Approval of Xcel Energy’s Electric Vehicle Pilots Highlights Key Considerations for Electric Utilities

Following a stakeholder engagement process facilitated by the Great Plains Institute…

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June 11, 2019 | Blog

Decarbonizing Natural Gas End Uses in Minnesota

This fall e21 plans to launch a stakeholder engagement process to consider the role of…

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September 10, 2019 | Blog

e21 Forum Highlights Four Areas of Energy Innovation Across Minnesota

On Monday, August 26th,  Minnesota energy stakeholders came together to learn about four areas of…

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