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2004 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

PUBLIC UTILITIES

Accounting and bookkeeping

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Federal agency or authority, systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.10

Solid waste removal, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2004 443.34

Advertising

Costs, rates disallowed, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.08

Renewable and high-efficiency energy rate options, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169

Affiliated interests, relations with, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Agreements by

Power purchase agreements, wind energy taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Renewable energy projects, pooling agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2411

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.01

Appeals

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.52

Application of law

Accounting and bookkeeping, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Consumer protections, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.17

Contracts, affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Financing statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.113

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.02

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.12

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Mortgage or trust deeds, filing, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Records, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Sale of, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.465

Area development rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Area development zones, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Assessments

Contested case hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.62

Flexible tariffs, reports, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.163

Generally, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.62

Large energy facilities, certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Legislative Electric Energy Task Force, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.051

Reliability administrator (electric system), Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.052

Assigned service areas, see under POWER COMPANIES

Audits and examinations

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.10

Officers and employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.12

Records, order to produce, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.13

Right of entry, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.12

Authorities, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Availability

Membership camping registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 82A.04

Bids, resource selection

Environmental cost estimates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Billing plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Biomass power mandate, see under BIOMASS

Border city development zones

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.0212

Burden of proof

Contracts, affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Orders, modification or vacation, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.56

Rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Certificates of need

Dry cask storage, Minn. Statutes 2004 116C.77, 2004 116C.771

Environmental costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Large energy facilities, see same under this topic

Solid waste management facilities, new capacity, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.917

Charges, see Rates under this topic

Charitable contributions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Cities, services, extending to public institutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 435.51

Cold weather shutoff

Customer income verification, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Eligibility for assistance, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.679

Municipally franchised utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Policies, Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.11

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Commission (state), see PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Commissions (local), see PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSIONS

Competitive rates for electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162, 2004 216B.164, 2004 216B.38

Complaints against

Commerce Department, authority to resolve, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.679

Consulting

Energy conservation improvement programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Contested cases

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.17

Hearing costs, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.62

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Orders, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.52

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Separate hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Settlement conferences, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Contracts

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Assigned service areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.39

Distributed generation interconnection agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1611

Electric service, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Energy shared savings program in state buildings, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.32

Facilities, relocation or alteration, minimum wage exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.365

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.02 to 2004 238.42

Power purchase contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1645, 2004 216B.2424

Spent fluorescent and high intensity discharge lamps, collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Corporate takeovers

Laws, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 80B.12

Requirements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.50, 2004 216B.51

Customer deposits

Electric companies, see POWER COMPANIES

Gas companies, see GAS COMPANIES

Power companies, see POWER COMPANIES

Telephone companies, see TELEPHONE COMPANIES

Water companies, see WATER COMPANIES

Customer facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Customers

Customer deposits, see same under this topic

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Petitions by, energy conservation improvements, revocation or modification, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Renewable and high-efficiency energy rate options, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169

Residential customers, see same under this topic

Damages, meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Deeds, trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Definitions

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Area development rate plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Assigned electric service areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.38

Attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.33

Certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Cogenerating power plants, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.166

Competitive rates for electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162

Construction of facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Cooperative electric associations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.027

Disconnection during cold weather, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Flexible tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.163

Joint ventures by utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Large energy facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2421

Market value, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.0211

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Municipal ownership, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.01

Public utilities, financing statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.111

Public utility commissions, Minn. Statutes 2004 412.351

Public utility regulation, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.02

Rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Renewable energy, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169, 2004 216B.2422

Resource planning, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Securities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.49

Utility construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Descriptions of property

Financing statements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.112

Mortgages or trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Discounts

Low-income affordability program, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Distributed generation, see under ELECTRICITY

Distribution facilities, preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

District heating utilities, see DISTRICT HEATING SYSTEMS

Drivers, qualifications, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.031

Easements

Cable communications systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.35

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Definitions, cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.35

Hazardous substances releases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.03

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.35

Recording, tax payment certificate, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.12

Vacating, municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2004 462.358

Effective competition, gas companies, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.163

Electric service, see Service under this topic

Electric utilities, see POWER COMPANIES

Electricity, see ELECTRICITY

Eminent domain

Acquisitions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.47

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.614

Emissions reduction riders, large energy facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Employees, minimum wage

Relocation or alteration of facilities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.365

Energy assistance, see under ENERGY

Energy audits

Area development rate, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.165

Power companies, competitive rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162

Rental property, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.165

Energy conservation improvements

Competitive rates, electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162

Distributed energy projects, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2411

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Incentive plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.241

Inverted rates, pilot programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.242

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.242

Planning, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.241

Rate determinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Energy conservation

Energy conservation improvements, see same under this topic

Information about, Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.02

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Rulemaking, Public Service Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.08

Energy utility, defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.052

Environmental costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Equipment, market value, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.0211

Excise taxes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.36

Facilities

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Large energy facilities, see same under this topic

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Final determination

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Financing statements

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.113

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.111

Description of property not required, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.112

Duration, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.112

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.112

Fines, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.57

Flexible tariffs, gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.163

Forms

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.38

Franchise agreements

City councils, conflicts of interest, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.88

Franchises

Franchise law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.36

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.36

Issuance, Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.05

Municipal franchises, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Funds and accounts

Depreciation, amortization, and depletion accounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.11

Energy and conservation account, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Gas utilities, see GAS COMPANIES

Generation facilities

Certificate of need, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1694, 2004 216B.243

Distributed generation, see under ELECTRICITY

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

Hearings

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.01

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Mergers and consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.50

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.20

Rehearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243, 2004 216B.27

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.27

Sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.40

Innovative energy project, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1694

Inspections

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.12

Officers and employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.12

Right of entry, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.12

Schedules, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Interpretation of law

Acquisition by eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.47

Affiliated interests, person, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Agents, officers, and employees, acts, omissions, or failures, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.58

Customer inability to pay, cold weather shutoff, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095, 2004 216B.097

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.66

Investments, cost recovery, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1645

Mergers and consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.50

Officers, agents, and employers, acts, omissions, or failure, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.58

Power purchase contracts, cost recovery, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1645

Public roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.37

Investigations

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.62

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.14, 2004 216B.62

Utility service, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.07

Investments by

Energy conservation improvements, see same under this topic

Infrastructure investments, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

Investments and expenses of a public utility, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Power purchase, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1645

Securities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.49

Joint ventures by utilities

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Regulation, public utilities commission, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Retail customers, election, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2004 452.25

Large electric customer facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Large energy facilities

Certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2421, 2004 216B.2422, 2004 216B.243, 2004 272.0211

Construction or siting, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422, 2004 216B.243, 2004 216C.15

Contested cases, certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2421, 2004 216B.243

Emissions reduction riders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Renewable energy preference, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

State agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Lawsuits

Assessments by Public Utilities Commission, recovery of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.63

Interim rates, recovery of excess, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Rates, appearance by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Liability

Cable communication systems, use of poles, ducts, and conduits, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.40

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Load management, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Major utility facilities, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Maps, power lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.39

Market value, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.0211

Membership camping

Availability, copy with registration application, Minn. Statutes 2004 82A.04

Mergers and consolidations

Corporate takeovers, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.50, 2004 216B.51

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.50

Meters

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Electric meters, energy conservation, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.27

Reading, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.075

Refusal to allow reading, termination of service, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.075

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Submetering, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.02, 2004 216B.022

Unauthorized use, bypassing, or tampering, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Motor vehicles

Gross weight limitations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.829, 2004 169.87

Municipal gas agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 429.021, 2004 453A.01 to 2004 453A.12, 2004 471.895

Municipal power agencies, see MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES

Municipal regulation

Option, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.025

Requirements, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.36

Municipal waste disposal deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2004 443.34

Municipally owned utilities, see MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Negligence, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.40

Northern States Power Company, see NORTHERN STATES POWER COMPANY (NSP)

Notice given

Emissions reduction riders, implementation, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Megawatt capacity changes, biomass power, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2424

Rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Service, discontinuance for nonpayment, single-metered residential rental buildings, Minn. Statutes 2004 504B.215

Notice received

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.17

Purchase by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Rates, orders, rescinding, altering, or amending, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.25

Residential rental property

Single-metered residential rental buildings, Minn. Statutes 2004 504B.215

Orders

Appeals from, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.52

Effective date, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.26, 2004 216B.27

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.242

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.23

Purchase by municipality, price, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.23, 2004 216B.25

Records, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.13

Refunds, excess interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Security issuance, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.49

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.53

Outdoor advertising, generally, permitted advertising, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.08

Payments by

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.62, 2004 216B.63

Interventions, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.62

Regulatory expenses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.62

Reliability administrator (electric system), apportioned costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216C.052

Payments to

Customer payment agreements, arrears or undercharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Prompt payment of bills, local governments, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.425

Responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.025

Veterans' organizations, defined as lawful purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.12

Permits

Cable communication systems, use of poles, ducts, and conduits, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.40

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.38

Personal property, classification, tax purposes, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.12

Petitions by

Emissions reduction riders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvements, revocation or modification, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Natural gas intrastate pipelines, ownership and operation, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Power purchase contracts or investments, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1645

Pipeline safety programs, see Safety under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Planning

Emissions reduction projects, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.241

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422, 2004 216B.2423

Poles and wires

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.02 to 2004 238.42

Defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.03

Outdoor advertising devices on, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.15

Policy of state, easements, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.35

Posting (notices)

Service, discontinuance for nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2004 504B.215

Power plants, see POWER PLANTS

Prima facie evidence

Resource plans, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Property taxes, statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2004 412.251

Property

Depreciation, amortization, or depletion, rates and methods, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.11

Public information and education programs

Energy conservation, area development rate plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.161

Energy efficient lighting, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Rates, allowance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Public roads, use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.37

Public Utilities Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.67

Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Public Utilities Commission, see PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Public utility signs, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.02

Rate schedules

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.1645

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1621

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Compensation different from schedules, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.06

Competitive rate schedules, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162, 2004 216B.164, 2004 216B.38

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Energy conservation improvements, recovery of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Flexible tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.163

Inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Rules, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Small electric utilities, foreign states, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Rates

Adjustment schedules, uncontrollable expenses, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Advertising expenses disallowed, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1621

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.33

Changes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Charitable contributions, operating expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Competitive rates for electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.162, 2004 216B.164, 2004 216B.38

Consideration, factors, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Construction work in progress, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.02

Delinquency charges, billings, statement of penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.021

Depreciation, amortization, or depletion, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.11

Determination, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Distributed generation tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1611

Economic and community development, recovery of costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Emissions reduction rate riders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvement programs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Energy cost adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Flexible tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.163

Gas utilities, see Rates under GAS COMPANIES

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.20

High-efficiency energy, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169

High-efficiency energy emissions reduction rate riders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169

Interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.162, 2004 216B.163

Intervenor payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Large electric customer facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Lawsuits, Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Low-income affordability program, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.23, 2004 216B.25

Pipeline safety program costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Preferences, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.07

Private vendors of public services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 471A.03, 2004 471A.11

Proceedings, payments to affiliated interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Public information and education, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Reasonable rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.03

Regulation exemptions, municipally franchised utilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Renewable energy, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.03, 2004 216B.169

Revenues, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Schedules, see Rate schedules under this topic

Small electric utilities, border states, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Small gas utility franchise, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Real estate licensure, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 82.23

Records and record keeping

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045

Audits and examinations, see same under this topic

Financial, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.10, 2004 443.34

Orders to produce, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.13

Referrals by, energy assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Refunds

Income and franchise taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.07

Interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16, 2004 216B.163

Regulation

Private vendors of public services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 471A.11

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.01

Renewable energy, see under ENERGY

Reports given

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.045, 2004 216B.10

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Energy forecasts, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422, 2004 216C.17

High voltage transmission lines projects, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2425

Renewable or high-efficiency energy, failure to meet demand, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.169

Research, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Residential customers

Consumer protections, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Residential energy sales, see POWER COMPANIES

Resource plans

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Wind energy conversion systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2423

Revenues, gross operating revenues

Large electric customer facilities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Rights of way

Acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2004 505.1793

City toll bridges, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 441.48

Rulemaking about

Cold weather shutoff, residential customers, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.07

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241

Facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.24

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.08, 2004 216B.09

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.27

Inspection schedules, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.05

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, application fee, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.243

Meters, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Public Service Department, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.08

Rehearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.27

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.2422

Service, standards and classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Rules, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Sale of

Application of law, referendum, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.465

Consent to purchase, by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Price, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45

Procedure, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.45, 2004 216B.46

Securities, public financing, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.49

Security interests, perfection, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.111 to 2004 300.113

Service of process on, interim rates, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Service

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Consumer protections, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Cutting off, emergency management, Minn. Statutes 2004 12.21

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.02

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Electric service, right to provide, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.47

Investigation by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2004 216A.07

Payment, responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.025

Purchase by state agencies, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 16C.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.09

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.04, 2004 216B.09

Termination of service, see same under this topic

Settlement conferences, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.16

Shares, purchase of voting stock in other utilities

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.51

Signs, public utility signs, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 173.02

Special service districts, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2004 428A.02

Stay of proceedings, orders, suspension, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.53

Submetering, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.022

Subsidiaries, defined as affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.48

Surety bonds, suspension of orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.53

Taxes

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.40

Television signal distribution systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 465.70

Termination of service

Cold weather shutoff, see same under this topic

Disconnection, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.095

Extreme heat conditions, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.0975

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.075

Medically necessary equipment, reconnection or continued service required, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.098

Meter access, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.075

Unlawful termination of utilities by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2004 504B.221, 2004 504B.225

Tests, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.12

Trade practices, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.01 to 2004 325E.026

Transmission facilities

Innovative energy project, increased capacity, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1694

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

Transmitting utilities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.9-102

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.79

Secured transactions, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.9-501, 2004 336.9-513, 2004 336.9-515, 2004 336.9-705

Trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.114

Underground utilities, see ONE CALL EXCAVATION NOTIFICATION CENTER

Utilities, public utilities defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Violations and penalties

Continuing violations, separate offenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.59

Cumulative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.60

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.57

Gross misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2004 235.13

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.026

Recovery of penalties, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.61

Waivers, energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.241