The criteria for assessment of need will be used by the commission in the determination of the need for a proposed large energy facility pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 216B.2421 and 216B.243. The factors listed under each of the criteria set forth in part 7853.0130 shall be evaluated to the extent that the commission deems them applicable and pertinent to each facility proposed pursuant to this chapter. The commission shall make a specific written finding with respect to each of the criteria.
L 1983 c 289 s 115; L 1987 c 312 art 1 s 10 subd 1
November 14, 2003