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Meeting Name: PUC Agenda Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/5/2019 9:30 AM  
Meeting location: Large Hearing Room
Published agenda: Agenda Decisions Agenda Decisions Published minutes: Not available  
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Details 2019-054 21. M - Miscellaneous** E002/M-18-643 Northern States Power Company d/b/a Xcel Energy In the Matter of Xcel Energy’s Petition for Approval of Electric Vehicle Pilot Programs. Should the Commission grant rehearing as requested by the Department of Commerce? Should the Commission grant reconsideration as requested by the Xcel Large Industrials? Should the Commission stay its Order as requested by the Xcel Large Industrials? (PUC: Terwilliger) 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 2019-139 12. M - Miscellaneous** E015/M-19-337 Minnesota Power In the Matter of Minnesota Power’s Petition for Approval of its Electric Vehicle Commercial Charging Rate Pilot. Should the Commission approve Minnesota Power’s petition for approval of its Commercial Charging Rate pilot program and associated tariffs? (PUC: Bahn, Terwilliger)  Action details
Details 2019-137 13. CN - Certificate of Need* IP7003/CN-19-223; Regal Solar, LLC IP7003/GS-19-395 In the Matter of the Application of Regal Solar, LLC for a Certificate of Need for the up to 100 MW Regal Solar Project in Benton County, Minnesota; In the Matter of the Application of Regal Solar, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 100 MW Regal Solar Project in Benton County, Minnesota. 1. Should the Commission accept the certificate of need application as substantially complete and authorize review using the Commission’s informal process or refer the matter to the Office of Administrative Hearings for contested case proceedings? 2. Should the Commission accept the site permit application as substantially complete and authorize review under the alternative permitting process? 3. Should the Commission direct that the certificate of need and site permit applications be processed jointly (i.e., joint public information meetings, joint public hearings, and an environmental assessment in lieu of an environmental report)? 4. Should the Commission appoint an advisory task force for the siting of the proposed solar energy generating s  Action details
Details 2019-126 14. CN - Certificate of Need** IP7013,7014/CN- Big Bend Wind, LLC; 19-408 Red Rock Solar, LLC In the Matter of the Request for Exemption from Certain Application Requirements for a Certificate of Need for the 335-MW Big Bend Wind Project and a Certificate of Need for a 75-MW Red Rock Solar Large Energy Facility with a 30-mile, 161-kV HVTL Transmission Line in Cottonwood County. Should the Commission approve the requested exemptions to certificate of need filing requirements, approve variances, or make other determinations? (PUC: DeBleeckere)  Action details
Details 2019-135 15. WS - Wind Power Plant Siting** IP6946/WS-17-410; Freeborn Wind Energy LLC; IP6946/TL-17-322 Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy In the Matter of the Application of Freeborn Wind Energy LLC for a Large Wind Energy Conversion System Site Permit for the 84 Megawatt Freeborn Wind Farm in Freeborn County; In the Matter of the Application of Freeborn Wind Energy LLC for a Route Permit for the 161 kV Freeborn Wind Farm Transmission Line and Associated Facilities in Freeborn County. Should the Commission authorize the Transfer of the Site and HVTL Route Permits for the Freeborn Wind Project? (PUC: Kaluzniak)  Action details
Details 2019-136 16. TL - Transmission Line* E229/TL-18-755 Detroit Lakes Public Utilities In the Matter of the Application of Detroit Lakes Public Utilities for a High Voltage Transmission Line Route Permit in Becker County, MN. 1. Should the Commission accept the route permit application as substantially complete? 2. What procedural process should the Commission authorize for evaluation of the route permit application? 3. Should the Commission appoint an advisory task force? 4. Are there any other actions the Commission should take? (PUC: Kaluzniak)  Action details
Details 2019-138 17. LR - Local Review* IP2/LR-19-228 Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC In the Matter of the Information Book for Owners and Tenants of Property along the Wescott Liquefied Petroleum Gas Pipeline Route in Dakota County, Minnesota. Should the Commission approve the Information Book? (PUC: Panait)  Action details
Details 2019-141 18. M - Miscellaneous* E999/M-19-276 All Electric Utilities Subject to the Solar Energy Standard In the Matter of Annual Reports on Progress in Achieving the Solar Energy Standard. (PUC: Terwilliger; DOC: Peirce)  Action details
Details 2019-140 19. M - Miscellaneous* G008/M-19-298 CenterPoint Energy In the Matter of CenterPoint Energy’s 2018 Conservation Improvement Program Status Report, 2018 Demand Side Management Financial Incentive, Conservation Improvement Program Tracker Report, and 2018 Conservation Cost Recovery Adjustment Aggregated Compliance Filing. (PUC: Fournier; DOC: Davis)  Action details
Details 2019-134 110. M - Miscellaneous* E002/M-19-453 Northern States Power Company, doing business as Xcel Energy In the Matter of Northern States Power Company, doing business as Xcel Energy’s Petition for Solar*Rewards Program and Community Solar Garden Program Tariff Updates.(PUC; Rosier; DOC; Zajicek)  Action details