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Meeting Name: PUC Agenda Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/17/2020 9:15 AM  
Meeting location: Online via Webex
Published agenda: Agenda Decisions Agenda Decisions Published minutes: Not available  
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Details 2020-137 11. M - Miscellaneous* G011/M-20-563 Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation In the Matter of the Petition of Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation for Approval of Proposed Modifications of Tariffs in Section 9, Extension of Natural Gas Service. Should the Commission approve modifications to Section 9, Extension of Natural Gas Service, of MERC’s Tariff and Rate Book? (PUC: Larson)  Action details
Details 2020-136 12. PA - Property Acquisition* E017/PA-19-533 Otter Tail Power Company In the Matter of the Petition of Otter Tail Power Company for Approval of a Transfer of Property. Should the Commission approve Otter Tail’s request to acquire from Central Power Electric Cooperative (CPEC) of certain substation facilities and substation-related assets located at the Bottineau Substation (Bottineau County, ND); Wahpeton Substation (Richland County, ND); Rugby Substation (Pierce County, ND); and an approximately 4-mile-long CPEC-owned 69 kV line segment from what is otherwise Otter Tail’s 69 kV Rolette Line (Rolette County, ND)? (PUC: Alonso, Ubani; DOC: Johnson)  Action details
Details 2020-138 13. GR - General Rate* E111/GR-19-478; Dakota Electric Association E111/M-20-613 In the Matter of the Application of Dakota Electric Association for Authority to Increase Rates for Electric Service in Minnesota; In the Matter of the Petition of Dakota Electric Association to implement a new Resource and Tax Adjustment at the same time new, final rates are implemented in the general rate case, in Docket No. E-111/GR-19-478. 1. Should the Commission approve Dakota Electric’s compliance filing and request to implement new, final rates effective October 1, 2020? 2. Should the Commission approve DEA’s request to implement new Resource and Tax Adjustment amounts that reflect the base components approved by the Commission, consistent with the calculations included in the general rate case compliance filing? (PUC: Bonnett, Ubani; DOC: Johnson)  Action details
Details 2020-141 14. CN - Certificate of Need* IP7039/CN-20-646 Louise Solar Project, LLC In the Matter of the Application of Louise Solar Project, LLC for a Certificate of Need for the 50 MW Louise Solar Project in Mower County, Minnesota. Should the Commission grant Louise Solar Project, LLC’s request for exemptions from certain certificate of need filing requirement? (PUC: Panait)  Action details
Details 2020-140 15. PR - Periodic Reports* P999/PR-20-8 Local Exchange Carriers; Eligible Telecommunications Carriers In the Matter of Annual Certification Related to Eligible Telecommunications Carriers’ (ETCs) Use of the Federal Universal Service Support Required Pursuant to C.F.R. 54.313. 1. Are the locations listed by companies receiving funds that rely on specific location deployment sufficiently accurate? 2. Should the Commission certify the Companies whose SACs are registered in a state other than Minnesota, but who have customers within Minnesota? 3. Does the Commission have sufficient documentation through the filed FCC form 481 to be assured that the high cost funds received by each ETCs have been, and will be, used for their intended purpose, pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 54.314? (PUC: Fournier)  Action details
Details 2020-135 16. M - Miscellaneous** E002/M-20-421 Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) In the Matter of AEMA’s Petition Requesting a Miscellaneous Docket to Direct Xcel Energy to Implement 400 Megawatts of Demand Response by 2023. 1. Should the Commission initiate a process that would require Xcel Energy to file a demand response tariff, or tariff revisions, to comply with the Commission’s January 11, 2017 Order in Docket No. 15-21 (Xcel Energy’s 2015 Integrated Resource Plan)? 2. Should the Commission require Xcel Energy to make periodic compliance filings to demonstrate it is on track to acquire 400 megawatts of incremental demand response by 2023? (PUC: Stalpes)  Action details