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Meeting Name: PUC Agenda Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/4/2021 1:00 PM  
Meeting location: Online via Webex
Published agenda: Agenda Decisions Agenda Decisions Published minutes: Not available  
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Details 2016-188 61. WS - Wind Power Plant Siting* IP6961/WS-16-686 Blazing Star Wind Farm, LLC In the Matter of the Application of Blazing Star Wind Farm, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 200 Megawatt Blazing Star Wind Project in Lincoln County, Minnesota. What action should the Commission take on Mr. Ron Weverka’s Noise Complaint? (PUC: Ek)  Action details
Details 2021-004 12. CN - Certificate of Need** IP7013/CN-19-408; Big Bend Wind, LLC IP7013/WS-19-619; IP7013/TL-19-621 In the Matter of the Applications of Big Bend Wind, LLC for a Certificate of Need, a Site Permit for the 308 MW Large Wind Energy Conversion System and a Route Permit for the 161 kV Transmission Line in Cottonwood, Martin, and Watonwan Counties, Minnesota. 1. Should the Commission accept the certificate of need, site permit and route permit applications as substantially complete? 2. Should the Commission direct that the application for the certificate of need be evaluated using the informal review process or refer the application to the Office of Administrative Hearings for a contested case proceeding? 3. What procedural process should the Commission authorize for evaluation of the site permit application? 4. What procedural process should the Commission authorize for evaluation of the route permit application? 5. Should an Environmental Assessment be prepared instead of the environmental report required under the certificate of need process? 6. Should the certificate of need, site permit, and route permit   Action details
Details 2021-005 13. CN - Certificate of Need* IP7014/CN-19-486; Red Rock Solar, LLC IP7014/GS-19-620 In the Matter of the Application of Red Rock Solar, LLC for a Certificate of Need for the up to 60 MW Red Rock Solar Project in Cottonwood County, Minnesota; In the Matter of the Application of Red Rock Solar, LLC for a Site Permit for the up to 60 MW Red Rock Solar Project in Cottonwood 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  Action details
Details 2020-089 44. CI - Commission Initiated Investigation** E,G999/CI-20-375 All Rate-Regulated Natural Gas and Electric Utilities In the Matter of an Inquiry into Actions by Electric and Natural Gas Utilities in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency. 1. What action should the Commission take regarding utilities’ transition plans and process for returning to utilities’ tariff language? 2. Should the Commission reconsider Order language that would allow disconnections to resume 90-days after the end of the peacetime emergency? (PUC: Dornfeld, Martone)  Action details