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It’s Energy Awareness Month – Let’s talk about energy

Published September 27, 2022 Fall is here, and so is Energy Awareness Month. During October, we invite all Minnesotans to observe Energy Awareness Month by taking a closer look at their relationship with energy. Whether you’re turning on the heat, charging your phone, or cooking a meal, energy plays a major role in our lives….

Mapping energy burden in Minnesota

Published September 14, 2022 Guest post by Christine McCormick In spring 2022, I began my internship with CUB. My project was to map energy burden and contributing factors in Minnesota and to publish it in the form of an ArcGIS StoryMap. In my last semester of undergrad, I was ready to step up to the…

Welcome Brandon Crawford, CUB’s new regulatory advocate

Brandon joined the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota in June 2021 as a summer legal intern and has since joined CUB full-time as a Policy and Regulatory Advocate. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in May 2022 with a concentration in Environmental and Energy Law. While in law school, Brandon helped draft…

Public hearings scheduled for Xcel Energy’s electric rate case

Updated September 29, 2022 (Additional public hearings added); Published August 17, 2022 Last year, Xcel Energy filed a request to increase electric rates by more than 20 percent. If you are an Xcel customer, you are already seeing a 6.4 percent interim rate increase on your bills, which is in effect as the Public Utilities…

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