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Citizen groups oppose Minnesota Power rate hikes

June 14, 2017 / Fox 21 Duluth By Greg Chandler DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota Power wants to raise your electric bill.  But citizen watchdog groups won’t let those hikes pass without a fight. Representatives from the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota, the Minnesota Citizens Federation NE and Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light voiced their concerns…

Non-profits educate MN Power customers on proposed rate increase

June 6, 2017 / KBJR6 Duluth DULUTH, MN – Duluth residents are facing a proposed rate increase from Minnesota Power that could raise their bills by as much as $300 dollars a year. On Tuesday, three non profit organizations held a meeting to help consumers prepare for those proposed increases, should they happen. Minnesota Power has…

Meeting held to address proposed Minnesota Power rate increase

June 6, 2017 / Fox 21 Duluth DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota Power has proposed rate increases that would affect customers across the Northland. The Citizens Utility Board held an information session to let people know what the impact of the rate hike could be, and how customers can voice their concerns. “The rate increases are…

Minnesota ends regulatory oversight of fixed fees for small, rural utilities

June 6, 2017 / Midwest Energy News By Frank Jossi The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will no longer oversee disputes over fixed charges on solar and small wind customers living largely in rural areas. Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed a jobs and energy omnibus bill that removes regulatory review of cases involving fixed charges administered…