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ELECTRICITY

See also ELECTRICAL CODE

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Generating capacity

Discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Power plants, estimates, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0410

Transmission lines, future estimates, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Agricultural production, electricity used for, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.69

Alternative fuel, electricity defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.01

Alternatives

Energy sources, assumptions, discussion in forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Facilities, environmental information required, Minn. Rules 7849.0310

Annual electrical consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Annual reports, dates, Minn. Rules 7610.0130

Annual service quality reports, Minn. Rules 7826.1300 to 7826.2000

Auxiliary power supply, telecommunications machinery and equipment, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68

Board, see ELECTRICITY BOARD

Certificate of need applications

Additional considerations, Minn. Rules 7849.0240

Alternatives

Consideration, Minn. Rules 7849.0110, 7849.0120

Large high voltage transmission line, Minn. Rules 7849.0260

No-facility alternative, Minn. Rules 7849.0340

Barges, traffic generated, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Conservation, Minn. Rules 7849.0290

Conservation and efficiency programs, description, Minn. Rules 7849.0290

Content, pool of utilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0220

Corrections, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Cover letters, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Decision, time, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Delay, proposed facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0300

Description

Accomplishments, conservation and efficiency programs, Minn. Rules 7849.0290

Proposed large electric generating facility, Minn. Rules 7849.0250

Efficiency programs, provision of information, Minn. Rules 7849.0290

Electric field generation, transmission lines, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Emissions

Generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Transmission facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Explanation of effect, future plans, Minn. Rules 7849.0240

Filing, fees, Minn. Rules 7849.0210

Forms, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Fuel requirements, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Generating facilities, necessary information, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Indefinite postponement, anticipated consequences, Minn. Rules 7849.0300

Land requirements, generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Large electric generating facility, alternatives, Minn. Rules 7849.0250

Large high voltage transmission line, Minn. Rules 7849.0220, 7849.0260

Maps

Large high voltage transmission line, Minn. Rules 7849.0260

Map of applicants system, Minn. Rules 7849.0250

Modifications, Minn. Rules 7849.0400

Multiparty use, contents, Minn. Rules 7849.0220

Need summary, Minn. Rules 7849.0240

No-facility alternative, Minn. Rules 7849.0340

Noise creation, generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Overhead transmission facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Radioactivity, release by generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Railroads, traffic generating, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Rights of way, transmission lines, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Schedule of payment, filing fees, Minn. Rules 7849.0210

Solid waste, production by generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Sulfur, fuel content, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

System capacity description, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Television and radio, interference from transmission line, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Traffic, generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Underground transmission facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Waste production, no-facility alternative, Minn. Rules 7849.0340

Water use and discharge, Minn. Rules 7849.0320

Certificates of need

Advertising

Applications, explanation, Minn. Rules 7849.0240

Criteria, Minn. Rules 7849.0120

Applications, changes, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Assessment criteria, Minn. Rules 7849.0100 to 7849.0120

Changes, Minn. Rules 7849.0400

Copies of application, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Criteria

Generally, Minn. Rules 7849.0120

Written findings, Minn. Rules 7849.0100

Decisions, time, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7849.0010

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 7849.0030, 7849.0200

Generally, Minn. Rules 7849.0010 to 7849.0400

Generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7849.0010 to 7849.0400

Joint ownership, contents of application, Minn. Rules 7849.0220

Nonissuance, nonpayment of fee, Minn. Rules 7849.0210

Procedures for application, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Promotional activities

Applications, explanation, Minn. Rules 7849.0240

Criteria, Minn. Rules 7849.0120

Revisions of application, Minn. Rules 7849.0200

Changes, quarterly reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0130

Coal handling facilities, Minn. Rules 7011.1100 to 7011.1140

Coal, quantity used and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Code, see ELECTRICAL CODE

Cogeneration, see PUBLIC UTILITIES

Confidence levels, forecast, documentation, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Conservation, forecast, discussion of assumptions, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Construction, plants under, location, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0410

Consumption

Annual figures, forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Conversions

Between fuel types, future estimates, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Other fuels to electricity, forecast, discussion of assumptions, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Cooperative associations, see COOPERATIVE POWER ASSOCIATIONS

Coordination of forecasts, discussion of methods, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Corporations supplying, see POWER COMPANIES

Corrections, previously filed reports, time, Minn. Rules 7610.0140

Cosmetology salons, Minn. Rules 2105.0360

Cosmetology schools, Minn. Rules 2110.0390

Database, forecast, discussion, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Date of application, additional generating capacity, discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Definitions

Commerce Department, Energy Division, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.01, 2013 216C.06

Manufactured home park lot rentals, Minn. Statutes 2013 327C.01

Municipal power agencies, Minn. Statutes 2013 453.52

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68

Definitions

Safe toys, Minn. Rules 2630.0100

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.1900

Utilities taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Demand and annual consumption forecasts, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Demand estimates, extended forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Disconnections, Minn. Rules 7826.1500, 7826.1800

Discrepancies between forecasts

Forecast, documentation, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Peak demand and annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Distributed generation

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Customer rate options, public utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Energy conservation improvement plans, cost allocation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2411

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1611

Opportunities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2426

Personal property tax reduction, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1646

Power purchase contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1645

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Distribution-only utilities, emergency standby generation, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

District heating systems, see DISTRICT HEATING SYSTEMS

Drains and drainage pumping, annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Electric companies, see POWER COMPANIES

Electric companies

Defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Reports given, valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Utilities taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0100 to 8100.0700

Electric meters, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.106

Electric space heater customers, residential, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Electric vehicles, see under MOTOR VEHICLES

Electrical Act

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.38

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.31 to 2013 326B.399

Electrical code, see ELECTRICAL CODE

Electrical equipment, see ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

Electrical hazard, defined, Minn. Rules 2630.0100

Electrical systems, see ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Electricians, see ELECTRICIANS

Electricians, Minn. Rules 3800.3500 to 3800.3570, 3801.3610 to 3801.3870

Emergency 911 telephone systems, secondary service provisions, planning, Minn. Rules 7580.0400

Emergency standby basis generation, distribution-only utilities, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Endpoints, transmission facilities, description of region around endpoint, Minn. Rules 7849.0330

Energy assistance, see under ENERGY

Energy conservation, forecast, discussion of assumptions, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Energy supply emergencies, Minn. Rules 7620.0100 to 7620.0730

Environmental protection, see ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Environmental report, Minn. Rules 7849.0230

Essential assumptions, forecast, discussion, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Esthetician salons, Minn. Rules 2105.0360

Exemptions, property, valuation, adjustments, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Existing plants, additional facilities, estimates, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0410

Federal data, substitution for report, Minn. Rules 7610.0150

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, see FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

Federal Power Commission, reports to, Minn. Rules 7610.0170

Firm purchases and sales, annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

First class cities, surplus, disposal, Minn. Statutes 2013 455.31

Food and beverage service establishments

Notice requirements, Minn. Rules 4626.1795

Requirements, Minn. Rules 4626.1845

Forecasts

Alternative sector definitions, Minn. Rules 7610.0315

Contents of report, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Historical data and forecasts, Minn. Rules 7610.0300 to 7610.0320

Peak demand and annual electrical consumption, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Fourth class cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 455.23, 2013 455.32

Freestanding outpatient surgical centers, Minn. Rules 4675.1400

Fuel cells, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.811 to 2013 216B.815

Fuel oil, emergency measures, reduction of use, Minn. Rules 7620.0520

Fuel requirements, estimates, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Furnishing, retailer, defined, Minn. Rules 8130.1900

Future prices of electricity, forecast, discussion of assumptions, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Generating capacity

Changes in plant, certificate of need, Minn. Rules 7849.0400

Data, historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Seasonal, discussion in electrical consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Generating electricity, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68

Generating facilities

Air pollution episode, dual reduction objectives, control measures, Minn. Rules 7009.1040

Occupational safety and health, federal standards, incorporation by reference, Minn. Rules 5205.0010

Reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0400 to 7610.0430

Siting, see Large electric power generating plants under POWER PLANTS

Generation

Anaerobic digester systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1691

Biomass, see BIOMASS

Cogeneration and small power production, see under POWER PLANTS

Distributed generation, see same under this topic

Innovative energy project, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1694

Made in Minnesota solar energy production incentive, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.412

Manure digesters, see Digesters under MANURE

Methane digester loans, Minn. Statutes 2013 41B.049

Municipal power plants, Minn. Statutes 2013 453.52

Policy of state, agricultural land preservation and conservation, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.80

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Renewable energy, see under ENERGY

Solar energy standards, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1691

Graph curves, 24-hour peak period demand, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Hazardous installations

Preventing connection, administrative remedies, Minn. Rules 3801.3610

Requiring disconnection, administrative remedies, Minn. Rules 3801.3610

Heavy oils, generating plants, quantity used and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

High voltage transmission lines, see under POWER LINES

High-efficiency, low emissions, distributed generation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Historical data and forecasts

Filing, Minn. Rules 7610.0300

Generally, Minn. Rules 7610.0300 to 7610.0320

Hydropower plants, quantity generated and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Incorporation by reference, power generation, transmission, and distribution, occupational safety and health, federal standards, Minn. Rules 5205.0010

Industrial development projects, see Projects under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Industrial production, electricity used for, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68

Inservice date, changes, Minn. Rules 7849.0400

Iron mining industry, sales tax exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.9600

Large energy facilities, Minn. Rules 4410.5200

Largest consumers, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Legislative Energy Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 3.8851

Load capacity

Data, historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Seasonal, discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Location, planned or pending plants, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0410

Major appliances, saturation levels, forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Manufactured home parks, see Utility service under MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

Manufactured homes, utility connections, Minn. Rules 1350.3400

Maps

Existing transmission lines, filing report, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Minnesota service area, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Transmission lines, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Meters, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.106

Methodology

Forecast, explanation, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Peak demand and annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Middle distillates, generating plants, quantity used and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Mines and mining

Annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Deactivation, Minn. Rules 6130.4100

Monthly adjusted net demand and capability, graphs, annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Motor vehicles, electric power, purchase by employers, motor fuel emergency plans, Minn. Rules 7620.0610

Municipal power agencies, see MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES

Municipal services, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.591

Municipally owned utilities, see MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Nail salons, Minn. Rules 2105.0360

Natural gas, generated plants, quantity used and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Nuclear energy, generating plants, quantity used and estimated quantity necessary, Minn. Rules 7610.0430

Occupational safety and health

Grounding requirements, Minn. Rules 5205.0665

Lockout devices, Minn. Rules 5207.0600

Participation purchases and sales, annual consumption forecast, discussion, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Peak demand and annual consumption forecasts, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Peak demand, records, historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Photovoltaic devices, see under SOLAR ENERGY

Planning programs, discussion, annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Planning stages, proposed plants, location, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0410

Power lines, see POWER LINES

Power plants, see POWER PLANTS

Prefabricated buildings, Minn. Rules 1360.0100 to 1360.3600

Program accomplishments and plans, conservation, description, Minn. Rules 7849.0290

Property used in generating, transmitting, or distributing, defined as project, Minn. Statutes 2013 469.153

Public lands, utility crossings, Minn. Rules 6135.0100 to 6135.1800

Public utility equipment, see HIGHWAYS

Purchases for resale, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Qualified data centers, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68

Ranges of accuracy, forecast, documentation, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Rate schedules, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Registration statements, utilities, Minn. Rules 7610.0120

Reliability, standards, distribution utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Reports

Alternative sector definitions, using in forecasts, Minn. Rules 7610.0315

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0130, 7610.0600

Corrections, Minn. Rules 7610.0140

Dates, Minn. Rules 7610.0130

Extensions for filing, Minn. Rules 7610.0130

Federal data, substitution for report, Minn. Rules 7610.0150

Federal reports, filing with commissioner, Minn. Rules 7610.0170

Forecasts, content of report, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Generating facilities, Minn. Rules 7610.0400 to 7610.0430

Historical data, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 7610.0110

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7610.0110

Transmission lines, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Utilities required to file, Minn. Rules 7610.0300

Residential energy sales, customers, see under POWER COMPANIES

Residential energy sales, see under POWER COMPANIES

Residential space heat customers, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Resold power, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Resource planning filings, see PUBLIC UTILITIES

Retail dealers, defined as energy providers, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.265

Retirements

Facilities, future estimates, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0420

Generating capacity

Discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Transmission lines, future estimates, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Rural electrification administration, reports to, identification to commissioner, Minn. Rules 7610.0170

Rural electrification, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.02, 2013 465.039

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.68, 2013 297A.69

Sales and use taxes

Agricultural or industrial production, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.5500

Commercial artists and photographers, Minn. Rules 8130.8800

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.5500

Florists and nurseries, Minn. Rules 8130.8900

General rule, Minn. Rules 8130.1100

Industrial production, Minn. Rules 8130.5500

Publications, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.5600

Saturation levels, major appliances, forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Seasonal farm purchases and sales, historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Seasonal loads and generating capacity, discussion, electrical consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Service interruptions, see under POWER COMPANIES

Service, see under POWER COMPANIES

Shorelands, sanitary provisions, municipalities, Minn. Rules 6120.3400

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Solar energy systems, see SOLAR ENERGY

Space heater customers, residential, report, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

State agencies, substitution, data provided to other agencies, Minn. Rules 7610.0150

Statistical techniques

Explanation, peak demand and annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Forecast, explanation, Minn. Rules 7610.0320

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.321

Street lights, annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0270

Summer load and generation capacity, discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

System reserve margins, methods of determining

Discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

Historical data and forecast, Minn. Rules 7610.0310

Tables, 24-hour period peak demand, reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0600

Tangible personal property, electricity defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 297A.61

Taxes

Allocation, Minn. Rules 8100.0400

Apportionment, Minn. Rules 8100.0600

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Equalization, Minn. Rules 8100.0700

Introduction, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Sales and use taxes, see same under this topic

Valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Third class cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 455.05

Transmission companies, see TRANSMISSION COMPANIES (ELECTRICAL)

Transmission facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.1694, 2013 216B.79

Transmission lines

Certificate of need applications, Minn. Rules 7849.0400

Certificates of need, Minn. Rules 7849.0010 to 7849.0400

Induced development, nuclear fuel processing, proposed new facilities, Minn. Rules 7855.0570

Nuclear waste storage and disposal, estimates of induced development, Minn. Rules 7855.0670

Occupational safety and health, federal standards, incorporation by reference, Minn. Rules 5205.0010

Reports, Minn. Rules 7610.0500

Transmission

Energy conservation improvements, transmission cooperative electric associations, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Municipal power plants, Minn. Statutes 2013 453.52

Policy of state, agricultural land preservation and conservation, Minn. Statutes 2013 17.80

Power lines, see POWER LINES

Preventative maintenance, transmission facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

State transmission plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2425, 2013 216B.2426

United States, reports to

Identification to commissioner, Minn. Rules 7610.0170

Substitution, Minn. Rules 7610.0150

Utility service

Electricity defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 327C.01

Manufactured home relocation trust fund, provisions concerning, Minn. Statutes 2013 327C.095

Payment responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.025

Valuation of property

Allocation of tax, Minn. Rules 8100.0400

Taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0200, 8100.0300

Waters, utility crossings, Minn. Rules 6135.0100 to 6135.1800

Wildlife exhibits, facilities and operating standards, Minn. Rules 6244.2700

Wind energy, see WIND ENERGY

Winter load and generation capacity, discussion in annual consumption forecast, Minn. Rules 7849.0280

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