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Spring Savings: Tips to keep your energy bills low

Published April 15, 2024 After a very mild Minnesota winter, temperatures have begun to rise and the trees are turning green again. Like autumn, Minnesota spring usually correlates to reduced energy bills, as mild temperatures result in reduced heating and cooling usage. However, there are still plenty of strategies to keep your energy usage low…

Legislative Update: Bills advance to protect renters and expand clean energy options 

Published March 26, 2024 The legislative session is well underway, and as always, CUB has been tracking energy-related bills to ensure ratepayers’ interests are represented.  Last Friday was the legislative “deadline for committees to act favorably” on policy bills in both the House and Senate. (Major appropriation and finance bills face a separate deadline, on…

CUB continues to push for Access to Utility Data 

Published March 14, 2024 In August 2019, CUB filed a petition with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to adopt Open Data Access Standards. The Standards would allow certain third parties to access customer energy use data that is aggregated or anonymized to protect customers’ privacy. As we have previously written, this data is instrumental for…

PUC adopts initial framework for natural gas utility integrated resource planning 

Published March 7, 2024 Last year, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) adopted CUB’s recommendation that gas utilities be required to conduct long-term planning that is transparent to the public, reviewed by stakeholders (like CUB), and ultimately approved by the PUC. On February 22, the PUC held its first hearing to establish requirements for these…

Hiring: Paid Outreach & Communications Intern

Published March 5, 2024 About the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota (CUB) is the independent advocate for Minnesota utility consumers. CUB works at the Public Utilities Commission, the state legislature, and with Minnesotans around the state to help consumers understand their energy bills and options and to ensure utility…

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