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HF 1987

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/08/2021 02:23pm

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Introduction Posted on 03/08/2021

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A bill for an act
relating to energy; modifying emissions goals for existing buildings; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216C.05, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216C.05, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Energy policy goals.

It is the energy policy of the state of Minnesota that:

(1) annual energy savings equal to at least 1.5 percent of annual retail energy sales of
electricity and natural gas deleted text beginbedeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end achieved through cost-effective energy efficiency;

(2) the per capita use of fossil fuel as an energy input deleted text beginbedeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end reduced by 15 percent by the
year 2015, through increased reliance on energy efficiency and renewable energy alternatives;

(3) 25 percent of the total energy used in deleted text beginthe state bedeleted text endnew text begin Minnesota isnew text end derived from renewable
energy resources by the year 2025; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

new text begin (4) energy use in existing commercial and residential buildings is reduced by 50 percent
by 2035 through: (i) continued use of the most effective current energy-saving incentives
programs, evaluated by participation and efficacy; and (ii) development and implementation
of new programs, prioritizing solutions that achieve the highest overall carbon reduction;
and
new text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end retail electricity rates for each customer class deleted text beginbedeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end at least five percent below
the national average.