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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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 innovation happening across the state’s energy system.

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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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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

The e21 Initiative has not only provided valuable leadership in shaping a 21st century…

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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…

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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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