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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (Commission) invites input from the general public on the state's utility regulatory process, a specific utility regulation or practice, or application for modifying a utility's or telephone company's rates and services. We also want to provide an easy way for citizens to sign up for e-mail alerts by Subscribing to a Docket to receive instant notification whenever new documents are eFiled into a record. 

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  1. Review Guidelines for Public Participation 
  2. Select the appropriate 'Notice' link below to review the issue(s) on which we are seeking public input
  3. Review Tips on How to Prepare Effective Public Comments  
  4. Please include the folllowing  in your comment:
    1. Identify yourself and your relation to the docket
    2. Specify the issues that concern you most
    3. Please share any knowledge you have regarding this matter
    4. Propose a different solution or recommend no change

Comment Period - Comments received during open comment periods are posted into the record weekly.

The Commission considers comments received during the official comment period. Comment Periods close at 4:30pm CST.  Comments received before or after a public comment period opens or closes are not considered part of the official record.  Comments submitted directly to individual staff members or Commissioners during or outside the established public comment period or submitted with no docket number indicated may be delayed and unavailable for timely processing. R

Important: Comments are published weekly and made publicly available and posted to the Commission's website, except in limited circumstances consistent with the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Please be careful with any information you do not want others to see; the Commission does not edit or delete personally identifying information from submissions.

Any communications with individual commissioners on material issues in matters pending before the Commission may constitute a prohibited ex parte communication [Minn. Stat. §216a.037]. If you wish to comment on the record on a pending matter, do not contact individual commissioners but instead submit your comments by selecting "Comment" below.
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All Gas Utilities-Comments on Annual Gas Affordability Program (GAP) Compliance Filings for 2013

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View Case Record, GR-05-1380

View Case Record, GR-06-1429

View Case Record, M-07-1131

View Case Record, M-07-1235

View Case Record, M-07-1295

4/3/2014-6/13/2014

GR-05-1380 

GR-06-1429

M-07-1131

M-07-1235

M-07-1295

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CenterPoint Energy-February 28, 2014 Revenue Decoupling Evaluation Report 

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3/7/2014-5/8/2014  GR-08-1075  Comment

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CenterPoint Energy-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-790  Comment

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CenturyLink, Inc.-Petition for Rulemaking to Revise Service Quality Rules

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4/2/2014-4/25/2014  AM-14-256  Comment

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CenturyLink, Inc.-Petition for Waiver of Minnesota Rule Part 7810.5800

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4/2/2014-5/21/2014  AM-14-255  Comment

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Commission Investigation- Decommissioning Policies Related to Depreciation

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3/6/2014-5/7/2014  CI-13-626  Comment

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Commission Investigation- LWECS (Large Wind Energy Conversion System Permit) Permit Conditions and MDH White Paper 

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7/21/2009-No Close Date  CI-09-845

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Consolidated Telecom-Operational Long Distance, AOS to Correctional Facilities 

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3/4/2014-4/22/2014  NA-14-47 

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Department of Commerce-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-600 et al.  Comment

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Department of Commerce-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports

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3/7/2014-7/25/2014  AA-13-599 Comment

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Greater Minnesota Gas, Inc-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-797  Comment

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Greater Minnesota Gas, Inc-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014   AA-13-800  Comment

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Interstate Power and Light Company-2015-2029 Integrated Resource Plan

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4/14/2014-9/30/2014 RP-14-77  Comment

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Interstate Power and Light Company-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-789  Comment

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Interstate Power and Light- Proposed Sale of Interstate Power & Light Company's MN Gas Distribution System and Assets to Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (MERC)

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2/10/2014-4/22/2014  PA-14-107  Comment

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ITC Midwest -  Certificate of Need and Route Permit Applications for the Minnesota to Iowa Transmission Line Project and Associated Facilities in Jackson, Martin and Faribault Counties

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View Case Record, 12-1053
View Case Record, 12-1337

4/24/2014-5/9/2014 CN-12-1053
TL-12-1337 
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Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (MERC)-Revenue Decoupling Evaluation Report

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4/2/2014-6/6/2014  GR-10-977  Comment

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Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (MERC) PNG-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-798  Comment

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Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (MERC) NMU-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014   AA-13-799  Comment

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Minnesota Municipal Power Agency- 2014-2028 Resource Plan

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12/24/2013-6/20/2014  RP-13-1165 

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Minnesota Power-Application for a Route Permit for the Canisteo 115 Kilovolt High Voltage Transmission Line(HVTL) Project in Itasca County

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3/31/2014-5/14/2014  TL-13-805 

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Minnesota Power-Electric Service Agreement between Mesabi Nugget Delaware, LLC, Mesabi Mining, LLC and Minnesota Power

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Notice of Extension

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4/8/2014-4/28/2014  M-14-155  

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Minnesota Power-Affordability of Residential Electricity Pilot Program, 2nd Annual Report

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3/18/2014-4/28/2014  M-11-409 

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North Dakota Pipeline Company, LLC- Pipeline Routing Permit for the Sandpiper Pipeline Project in Minnesota 

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4/14/2014-5/30/2014  PPL-13-474 

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North Dakota Pipeline Company, LLC- Comment period on Motion to Separate Proceedings for Route Permit and Certificate of Need

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View Case Record, CN-13-473 

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 4/14/2014-5/5/2014

CN-13-473

PPL-13-474 

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Otter Tail Power Company- 2014-2028 Integrated Resource Plan 

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Notice of Extension

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3/12/2013- 7/2/2014  RP-13-961 

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Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency- 2014-2028 Integrated Resource Plan 

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12/6/2013- 5/27/2014  RP-13-1104  Comment

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Total Call Mobile, Inc. - Limited Designations as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier  

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Notice of Extension

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3/28/2014- 4/28/2014  M-12-1182 Comment

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Xcel Energy-Petition for Approval of Revisions to the Solar*Rewards Program 

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4/2/2014-5/12/2014  M-13-1015  Comment

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Xcel Energy-Northern States Power Company dba Xcel Energy's Electric and Gas 2014 Annual Review of Remaining Lives 

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3/26/2014-5/12/2014  D-14-181  Comment

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Xcel Energy-2012-2013 Automatic Adjustment Reports, Annual Gas Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) True-Up Filings 

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3/6/2014-4/25/2014  AA-13-783 Comment

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Xcel Energy-Electric Transmission Cost Recovery Rider 

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Extension Notice

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4/1/2014-5/12/2014  M-13-1179  Comment

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Xcel Energy (Northern States Power)- Request for Electric Rate Increase

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Public Hearings Notice

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1/3/2014-7/7/2014  GR-13-868   Comment

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Xcel Energy-Sherco1 & Sherco 2 Life Cycle Management

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11/19/13 Order

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7/15/2013-Open RP-13-368  Comment

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AA- Automatic Fuel Adjustment AI- Affiliated Interest AM- Alternative Miscellaneous
AR- Alternative Regulation C- Complaint CC- CIP Complaint
CG- Cogeneration CI- Commission Initiated Investigation CIP- Conservation Improvement Program
CN- Certificate of Need CP- Citizen Power CW- Cold Weather
D- Depreciation DI- Department Initiated Investigation DP- Disaggregation Plan
EM- Elected Miscellaneous EP- Emergency Plan (911 Plan) EX- Exceptions
FD- Federal Docket GP- Natural Gas Pipeline GR- General Rate
GS- Power Plan Siting Non-wind IC- Interconnection LR- Local Review
M- Miscellaneous MC- Minor Changes to Transmission Facilities MR- Fuel Clause Adjustment /Refund
NA- New Authority PA- Property Acquisition PPL- Petroleum Pipeline
PR- Periodic Reports R- Rulemaking RP- Resource Planning
RW- Right of Way RV- Revocation Investigation S- Securities
SA- Service Area TL- Transmission Line TR- New or Major Changes to High Voltage Facilities
TX- Tax Exemption WS- Wind Power Plant Siting