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 Launches Process on Natural Gas Decarbonization

e21 is launching 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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New Rates, Products, and Services

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Integrated Systems Planning

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Performance-based Regulation

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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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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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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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April 18, 2019 | Media

Commercial Property Executive: Five States to Watch in 2019

The e21 Initiative’s work on performance-based regulation was mentioned in Commerical Property Executive as an…

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April 17, 2019 | Blog

How should Xcel Energy’s electric utility performance be measured? Report summarizes initial perspectives

  A recent report by the Great Plains Institute…

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