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Meeting Name: PUC Agenda Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/11/2018 9:30 AM  
Meeting location: Large Hearing Room
Published agenda: Agenda Decisions Agenda Decisions Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Details 2018-214 11. SA - Service AreaE002,325/SA-18-492 Northern States Power Company, d/b/a Xcel Energy; City of Kasota Electric Department In the Matter of the Joint Request of Northern States Power Company, d/b/a Xcel Energy, and the City of Kasota Electric Department for Approval of two Compensations and Orderly Transfer Agreements (Agreements) Between the Two Parties. (PUC: Terwilliger; DOC: Lusti)  Action details
Details 2018-209 12. M - Miscellaneous* E002/M-17-775 Northern States Power Company, doing business as Xcel Energy In the Matter of Xcel Energy’s (Xcel) Residential Time of Use Rate Design Pilot Program - Petition For Reconsideration of the Office of the Attorney General. 1. Should the Commission grant reconsideration as requested by the Office of the Attorney General? 2. Should the Commission make any other decision? (PUC: Bahn) The Commission has the authority to accept or decline a petition for reconsideration with or without a hearing or oral argument (Minnesota Rules 7829.3000, Subpart 6) In other words, a decision on a petition for reconsideration can be made without taking oral comments at the Commission meeting.  Action details
Details 2018-210 13. M - Miscellaneous* E016/M-18-400 Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company In the Matter of Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company’s Application for Authority to Refund Tax Savings from the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 to Minnesota Customers. Should the Commission approve Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company’s proposed handling of TCJA-related refunds? (PUC: Alonso)  Action details
Details 2017-174 34. GR - General Rate** G008/GR-17-285 CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., d/b/a CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas In the Matter of the Application by CenterPoint Energy for Authority to Increase Natural Gas Rates in Minnesota. 1. Should the Commission accept CenterPoint Energy’s interim rate refund filings and approve the necessary variances to Minnesota Rules 7825.2390 and 7825.2700, subpart 3, to allow CenterPoint Energy to refund the additional interim rate refund interest to customers via the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA)? 2. Is additional CenterPoint action needed to identify and correct the root cause of the interim rate refund errors, improve communication about these matters with customers or indemnify ratepayers impacted by the billing errors that surfaced during the interim rate refund process? 3. Have any systemic problems been identified in the follow-up review of CenterPoint Energy’s handling of this interim rate refund, and, if so, what steps has CenterPoint taken to correct these problems? 4. Should the Commission require CenterPoint Energy to provide in its 2018 and 2019 Safety, Reli  Action details
Details 2018-212 15. MR - Fuel Clause Adjustment /Refund* G008/MR-18-533 CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas In the Matter of a Petition by CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas for Approval to Establish a New Base Cost of Gas in Compliance with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s Order in CenterPoint Energy’s General Rate Filing in Docket No. G008/GR-17-285. (PUC: Alonso, Bartusch; DOC; Beckett)  Action details
Details 2018-217 16. M - MiscellaneousPULLED ** G008/AI-18-517 CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., d/b/a CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas In the Matter of the Petition of CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., d/b/a CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas, for Approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement between CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas and Minnesota Limited. 1. Does the Commission have jurisdiction to require approval of the proposed CenterPoint Energy/Vectren transaction under Minnesota Statutes §216B.50, §216B.48 and/or §216B.49 before acting on the Affiliated Interest petition? 2. If the Commission requires approval of the CenterPoint Energy/Vectren transaction, what additional information should CenterPoint Energy be required file? (PUC: Alonso, Hetherington)  Action details
Details 2018-219 2  M - Miscellaneous6a *IP6985/WS-17-700 Blazing Star Wind Farm 2, LLC In the Matter of the Application of Blazing Star Wind Farm 2, LLC for a Site Permit for the 200 MW Blazing Star 2 Wind Project in Lincoln County, Minnesota. Should the Commission adopt the Administrative Law Judge’s Summary of Public Testimony, Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation? Should the Commission issue a site permit for the up to 200 megawatt Blazing Star 2 Wind Project in Lincoln County, Minnesota? (PUC: DeBleeckere)  Action details
Details 2014-031 177. M - Miscellaneous** E002/M-13-867 Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy In the Matter of the Petition of Northern States Power Company, d/b/a Xcel Energy, for Approval of Its Proposed Community Solar Garden Program. Should the Commission approve Xcel’s proposed tariff revisions to its Community Solar Garden (CSG) Program? (PUC: Mackenzie)  Action details
Details 2018-189 18. M - Miscellaneous** E129,324/SA-17-141 North Star Electric Cooperative, Inc.; City of Warroad In the Matter of the Joint Request of North Star Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the City of Warroad to Modify Electric Service Territory Boundaries. 1. Should the Commission approve the requested service territory transfer from North Star Electric Cooperative to the City of Warroad? 2. Should the Commission take any other action? (PUC: Terwilliger)  Action details