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Position Announcement: Seeking Senior Regulatory Advocate

Published November 22, 2019 CUB seeks a creative and ambitious leader to help take advantage of the enormous opportunities for Minnesota consumers in the quickly evolving energy world. The Senior Regulatory Advocate will lead CUB’s work at the Public Utilities Commission to enhance consumer protections and pursue opportunities for cleaner, more affordable utility service. They…

Minnesota Power Electricity Rate Increase

Published November 18, 2019 Minnesota Power has submitted an application to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (“PUC” or “Commission”) for the authority to increase rates for its electric service customers. In its request, Minnesota Power has asked the Commission to allow the utility to increase rates and service charges to cover proposed additional revenues of…

Xcel Energy Proposes Electricity Rate Increase

Published November 18, 2019 Xcel Energy has submitted an application to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (“PUC” or “Commission”) for the authority to increase rates for its electric service customers. In its request, Xcel has asked the Commission to allow the utility to increase rates and service charges to cover proposed additional revenues of $466…

Energy Efficiency Peer Learning Cohort Update

Published November 1, 2019 In August we shared information about a special project called the Energy Efficiency Peer Learning Cohort.  CUB is part of a team partnering with a number of organizations including several neighborhood-based community groups to improve knowledge of existing energy efficiency programs and improve program offerings.   The Cohort had a busy and…

Dakota Electric Association Proposes Electricity Rate Increase

Published November 1, 2019 Dakota Electric Association, serving parts of Scott, Dakota, Rice, and Goodhue counties, has submitted an application to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (“PUC” or “Commission”) for the authority to increase rates for its electric service customers. In its request, Dakota has asked the Commission to allow the utility to increase rates…