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PUBLIC UTILITIES

Absentee landlords, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1400

Access

Customers premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Equipment and property, disconnection of service, failure to provide access, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Accounting and bookkeeping

Employee expenses, rate schedule itemization, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.10

Intrastate natural gas pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045

Solid waste removal, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 443.34

Accounts and accounting

Depreciation, inspection, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

List, depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0700

Lobbying expenditures, Minn. Rules 7825.5700

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0200 to 7825.0400

Accurate meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Acquisition of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1600 to 7825.1800

Actions and proceedings, Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Rules 7829.0100 to 7829.3200

Address, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Advance payments, temporary service, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Advertising

Costs, rates disallowed, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.08

Renewable and high-efficiency energy rate options, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Affidavits, operating property, retirement, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Affiliated interests, relations with, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48

Affiliated interests

Capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7825.1900

Filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Maintenance of records, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

Procedure for regulation, Minn. Rules 7825.2000

Air pollution control environmental projects, advance determination of prudence, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1695

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.01

Annual reports

Additional reports, Minn. Rules 7825.5400

Customer complaints, Minn. Rules 7820.0500

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7825.4700

Electric cooperatives

Annual report, Minn. Rules 7825.5200

REA corporation or association, Minn. Rules 7825.5100

Electric public utilities, federally regulated, Minn. Rules 7825.4900

Federally regulated

Electric public utility, Minn. Rules 7825.4900

Gas public utilities, Minn. Rules 7825.5000

Filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Gas public utility, federally regulated, Minn. Rules 7825.5000

Multistate operations, Minn. Rules 7825.5300

Nonfederally regulated, Minn. Rules 7825.5300

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Appeal and review

Discontinuance of service, suspension, Minn. Rules 7820.3000

Small power production, excessive technical requirements, Minn. Rules 7835.5800

Appeals

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.52

Application of law, equipment for operation of interstate highways, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Applications, disconnection of service, failure to make proper application, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Approval

Acquisition of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1700

Automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Area development rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.161

Armed forces members, payment arrangements, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.028

Assessments

Audit investigation costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Commerce Department duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Contested case hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Flexible tariffs, reports, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.163

Large energy facilities, certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

Legislative Energy Commission, Minn. Statutes 2013 3.8851

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

Regulatory costs, generally, payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Supplemental staffing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Assigned service areas, see under POWER COMPANIES

Attorneys, opinion, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Audit investigations, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Audits and examinations

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.10

Officers and employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.12

Records, order to produce, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.13

Right of entry, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.12

Automatic adjustment of charges, see Charges and rates under this topic

Availability, membership camping registration applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 82A.04

Balance sheet, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Base gas cost

Defined, Minn. Rules 7825.2400

New cost, submitting, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Bids, resource selection, environmental cost estimates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Biennial conservation improvement programs, see Conservation improvement programs under this topic

Biennial transmission project reports, Minn. Rules 7848.0100 to 7848.2100

Billing plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Bills (invoices)

Basis, Minn. Rules 7820.3200

Collection, customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Computation, estimated billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3400

Contents

Generally, Minn. Rules 7820.3500

Noncompliance, petitions, Minn. Rules 7820.3600

Disconnection of service, failure to pay, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Electric energy adjustment, automatic adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Errors

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Estimated billing

Access, Minn. Rules 7820.3400

Identifying as estimated bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3500

Good credit, Minn. Rules 7820.4600

Inaccurate meters

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Overcharges, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Periodic billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3300

Petitions, noncompliance, contents, Minn. Rules 7820.3600

Public access to information, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Purchase gas adjustment, automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Refunds

Errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Inaccurate meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Terms of billing, Minn. Rules 7820.5200

Undercharges, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Voter registration, proof of residence, Minn. Rules 8210.0500, 8210.0600

Bills, landlord's failure to pay, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 504B.215

Biomass power mandate, see under BIOMASS

Boiler operators, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.972

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3300

Bonds, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Border city development zones, property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.0212

Breach of contract, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Buildings, architecture and engineering services for, exempt buildings, Minn. Rules 1800.5900

Burden of proof, unit value, excluded property, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Capital schedules, rate of return cost, rate changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4200

Capital structure approval

Filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

General procedure, Minn. Rules 7825.1100

Long-term securities, Minn. Rules 7825.1200

Petitions, Minn. Rules 7825.1100 to 7825.1400

Short-term securities, Minn. Rules 7825.1300

Capitalization rate, defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Central Corridor utility zone, electric service, see POWER COMPANIES

Certificates and certification, depreciation, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Certificates of need

Dry cask storage, Minn. Statutes 2013 116C.77, 2013 116C.771

Environmental costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Large energy facilities, see same under this topic

Solid waste management facilities, new capacity, Minn. Statutes 2013 115A.917

Certified checks, interstate highways, equipment or work, costs, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Charges and rates

Automatic adjustment

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.2810, 7825.2840

Applicability, Minn. Rules 7825.2500

Changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.2900

Commission meeting, Minn. Rules 7825.2850

Electric energy adjustment computation, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Errors, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Filing charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2910

Five-year projection, Minn. Rules 7825.2820

Impact of market forces, gas costs, opinion, Minn. Rules 7825.2830

Monthly Record keeping requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.2810

Orders, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Procurement policies, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.2800

Provisional approval, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Purchase gas adjustment computation, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 7825.2390

Reports, Minn. Rules 7825.2800 to 7825.2840

Type, Minn. Rules 7825.2500

Capital schedules, rate of return costs, rate changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4200

Changes

Additional information requests, Minn. Rules 7825.4500

Capital schedules, rate of return cost, Minn. Rules 7825.4200

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7825.3100

Exhibits, Minn. Rules 7825.3700

Expert opinions, Minn. Rules 7825.3700

Financial information, Minn. Rules 7825.3800 to 7825.4600

Jurisdictional financial summary schedule, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.3900

Modified rates, proposed changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.3600

Notice, Minn. Rules 7825.3200

Operating income schedules, Minn. Rules 7825.4100

Procedures subsequent to notice, Minn. Rules 7825.3400

Proposals, Minn. Rules 7825.3500

Rate base schedules, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4000

Rate structure and design information, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4300

Refunds, Minn. Rules 7825.3300

Supplemental information, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4400

Suspension of modified rate schedules, Minn. Rules 7825.3400

Waiver, Minn. Rules 7825.4600

Cogeneration and small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Crossings

Overwater crossings, tables, Minn. Rules 6135.0720

Public land, table, Minn. Rules 6135.0820

Underwater crossings, Minn. Rules 6135.0520, 6135.0620

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Financial information, change in rates, Minn. Rules 7825.3800 to 7825.4600

Modified rates, proposed changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.3600

Notice, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3200

Operating income schedules, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4100

Procurement policies, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.2800

Proposals, change in rates, Minn. Rules 7825.3500

Rate structure and design information, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4300

Refunds, changes in rates, Minn. Rules 7825.3300

Schedule, changes, notice, Minn. Rules 7820.3200

Temporary service, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Test year operating revenue, comparison, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4300

Waiver, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4600

Charges, see Rates under this topic

Charitable contributions, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Cities, services, extending to public institutions, Minn. Statutes 2013 435.51

Classification, depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Coal, see COAL

Cogeneration and small power production, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Cogeneration and small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Cold weather shutoff

Eligibility for assistance, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2013 13.679

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.096

Municipally franchised utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Cold weather, see Disconnection of service under this topic

Commerce Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.07

Commercial paper, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Commission (state), see PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Commissions (local), see PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSIONS

Commodity adjustment, purchased gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Community solar garden, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1641

Community-based energy development (C-BED) projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1612, 2013 216B.1691, 2013 373.48

Competitive rates for electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.162, 2013 216B.164, 2013 216B.38

Competitive resource acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1691

Complaints against

Commerce Department, authority to resolve, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2013 13.679

Complaints, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.17

Complaints

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Informal complaints, escrow payment forms, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Procedures, Minn. Rules 7820.0300

Public access to information, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Records, Minn. Rules 7820.0400

Reports, Minn. Rules 7820.0500

Compromise and settlement

Electric energy adjustment, automatic adjustment to charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Escrow payments, refunds, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Computations

Affiliated interest, securities, Minn. Rules 7825.2000

Depreciation, Minn. Rules 7825.0800

Electric energy adjustment, charges and rates, automatic adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Estimated billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3400

Purchase gas adjustment, automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Consent, entry of premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Conservation improvement programs

Alternative projects, submitting, Minn. Rules 7690.0900

Appeals, Commerce Department decisions

Attorney general, right to appeal, Minn. Rules 7840.1500

Burden of proof, commission decision, Minn. Rules 7840.2000

Comments, response to petition, Minn. Rules 7840.1900

Decision by commission, Minn. Rules 7840.2000

Petition, contents, service, Minn. Rules 7840.1700, 7840.1800

Political subdivisions, right to appeal, Minn. Rules 7840.1500

Right of appeal, Minn. Rules 7840.1500

Service of petition, Minn. Rules 7840.1800

Time of appeal, Minn. Rules 7840.1600

Utilities, right to appeal, Minn. Rules 7840.1500

Approval, Minn. Rules 7690.1200, 7690.1300

Biennial program filings, Minn. Rules 7690.0500

Changes, procedures, Minn. Rules 7690.1400

Decision by department, Minn. Rules 7690.1300

Disapproval, Minn. Rules 7690.1200, 7690.1300

Existing projects, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7690.0700

Extensions of time, Minn. Rules 7690.1450

Filing

Procedures, Minn. Rules 7690.0500, 7690.0700

Timelines, Minn. Rules 7690.1440, 7690.1450

Interested persons, alternative project proposals, Minn. Rules 7690.1430

Modifications, Minn. Rules 7690.1200, 7690.1300, 7690.1400

New projects, proposals, Minn. Rules 7690.1430

Notice, Minn. Rules 7690.0800

Petitions about department decisions, Minn. Rules 7690.1500

Plan, contents, Minn. Rules 7690.0500

Proposed decisions, Minn. Rules 7690.1000

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 7690.0200

Reasonable investments, determining, Minn. Rules 7690.1200

Responses to comments, Minn. Rules 7690.1100

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7690.0300

Service lists, department duties, Minn. Rules 7690.0800

Significant investments, determining, Minn. Rules 7690.1200

Status reports, Minn. Rules 7690.0550

Terminating, Minn. Rules 7690.1400

Termination of projects

Proposals, Minn. Rules 7690.1430

Timelines for filing, Minn. Rules 7690.1440, 7690.1450

Variances, Minn. Rules 7690.1600

Written comments, Minn. Rules 7690.0900

Construction work in progress

Qualifying construction work in progress, defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Contested cases

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.17

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Hearing costs, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Intrastate natural gas pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

Orders, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.52

Contracts and agreements

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48, 2013 216B.62

Assigned service areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.39

Distributed generation interconnection agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1611

Electric service, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.05

Energy shared savings program in state buildings, Minn. Statutes 2013 16B.32

Facilities, relocation or alteration, minimum wage exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.365

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.02, 2013 238.37 to 2013 238.42

Power purchase agreements, wind energy taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Power purchase contracts

Amendments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2424

Community-based energy development (C-BED) projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1612

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1645

Joint powers agreements, counties, Minn. Statutes 2013 373.48

Renewable energy projects, pooling agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2411

Spent fluorescent and high intensity discharge lamps, collection, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Standardization, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1613

Contracts

Affiliated interest, petitions, approval, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Guarantee of payment, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Inspection, affiliated interest, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

Small power production, negotiated by customer, Minn. Rules 7835.3600

Conversion privileges, securities, affiliated interest, regulation, Minn. Rules 7825.2000

Copies, account numbers, Minn. Rules 7825.0400

Corporate takeovers

Laws, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 80B.12

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.50, 2013 216B.51

Cost approach, valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Costs, state facility clients or residents, gross income deductions, Minn. Rules 9515.2300

Credit history

Deposits or guarantee of payment

Existing service, Minn. Rules 7820.4400

New service, Minn. Rules 7820.4300

Good credit, Minn. Rules 7820.4600

Impermissible reasons for requiring deposit or guarantee, Minn. Rules 7820.4700

Credits

Automatic adjustment of charges, interest, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Billing errors, gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Deposits, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Disconnection of service, failure to meet requirements, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Inaccurate meters, recalculation of bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Crossing of public lands

Application fee, Minn. Rules 6135.0400

Application of law, Minn. Rules 6135.1600

Construction methods, Minn. Rules 6135.1300

Definitions, Minn. Rules 6135.0200

Environment, Minn. Rules 6135.1000

Licenses

Cancellation, Minn. Rules 6135.1800

Conditions, Minn. Rules 6135.1700

Rate table, Minn. Rules 6135.0520 to 6135.0820

Right of way maintenance, Minn. Rules 6135.1500

Safety considerations, Minn. Rules 6135.1400

Severability of rules, Minn. Rules 6135.0300

Standards for route design, Minn. Rules 6135.1100

Structure design, standards, Minn. Rules 6135.1200

Utility crossings, Minn. Rules 6135.0100

Waters

Application fees, Minn. Rules 6135.0400

Generally, Minn. Rules 6135.0100 to 6135.1800

Weed removal, aquatic plant management permits, Minn. Rules 6280.0250

Cumulative generation, limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

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 2013 216B.241

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Customer service, inspections, operations and records, Minn. Rules 7820.0600

Customers

Customer deposits, see same under this topic

Local power quality zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.82

Petitions by, energy conservation improvements, revocation or modification, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.24

Renewable and high-efficiency energy rate options, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Residential customers, see same under this topic

Damages, meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Dams

Construction to avoid damage, Minn. Rules 6115.0220, 6115.0222

New dams, preliminary report, Minn. Rules 6115.0410

Probable property damage, classification, Minn. Rules 6115.0340

Dangerous conditions, access to customers premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Data, wellhead protection plans, Minn. Rules 4720.5400

Deeds of trust, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Deeds, trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Definitions

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48

Assigned electric service areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.38

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2013 336.9-102

Construction of facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.24

Large energy facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2421

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Municipal ownership, Minn. Statutes 2013 452.01

Public utilities, financing statements, Minn. Statutes 2013 336B.01

Public utility commissions, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.351

Public utility regulation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.02

Utility construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.24

Definitions

Acquisition of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1600

Affiliated interest, Minn. Rules 7825.1900

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4700

Automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2400

Capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1000

Capitol area zoning and design, Minn. Rules 2400.2040

Deposit and guarantee requirements, Minn. Rules 7820.4100

Depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0500

Existing service, Minn. Rules 7820.4400

Lobbying expenditures, Minn. Rules 7825.5500

New service, Minn. Rules 7820.4300

Rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3100

Rights-of-way, Minn. Rules 7819.0100

State-aid highways and streets, Minn. Rules 8810.8000

Taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Temporary and extended service, Minn. Rules 7820.0700

Trunk highway system, Minn. Rules 8810.3100

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0200

Utilities taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Delinquency charges

Billing terms, Minn. Rules 7820.5200

Crediting of payments, Minn. Rules 7820.5600

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7820.5100

Determination, Minn. Rules 7820.5300

Finance fee, Minn. Rules 7820.5500

Late payment charges, Minn. Rules 7820.5400, 7820.5500

Demand adjustment, purchase gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Demonstration programs, decoupling of energy sales from revenues, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2412

Deposits

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Customers, Minn. Rules 7820.4200

Disconnection of service, failure to make deposits, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Impermissible reasons, Minn. Rules 7820.4700

New service, Minn. Rules 7820.4300

Permissible means of guaranteeing payment, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Public access to information, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Depreciation

Book depreciation, defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Methods, Minn. Rules 7825.0800

Petitions, certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0600, 7825.0700, 7825.0900

Straight-line method, Minn. Rules 7825.0800

Valuation of property

Exempt property, taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Use in cost approach, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Descriptions of property

Financing statements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 336B.02

Mortgages or trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Disconnection of service

Company representative, personal visit, Minn. Rules 7820.2500

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Disputes, investigations, Minn. Rules 7820.2700

Emergency status, waiver of rights to disconnect, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

Guarantee of payment, failure to comply, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Impermissible reasons, Minn. Rules 7820.1300

Investigations, disputes, Minn. Rules 7820.2700

Landlord-tenant rule, Minn. Rules 7820.1400

Mailing, notice, Minn. Rules 7820.2400

Manner of disconnection, Minn. Rules 7820.2500

Notice

Permissible reasons, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Requirements, Minn. Rules 7820.2400

Personal visit, company representative, Minn. Rules 7820.2500

Reconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.2600

Suspension obligations, Minn. Rules 7820.3000

Temporary disconnection, Minn. Rules 7820.1200

Waiver of rights, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

Without notice, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Discounts, low-income affordability program, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Disputes

Customers, refunds, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Disconnection of service, investigations, Minn. Rules 7820.2700

Distributed generation, see under ELECTRICITY

Distribution facilities, preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

District heating utilities, see DISTRICT HEATING SYSTEMS

Dividends, estimates, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Drivers, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2013 221.031

Easements

County recorders' transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 386.26

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.35

Hazardous substances releases, liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 115B.03

Mortgages or trust deeds covering, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Recording, tax payment certificate, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.12

Vacating, municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2013 462.358

Electric energy adjustment, charges and rates, automatic adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Electric meters, see under METERS

Electric power generating plant siting, see Large electric power generating plants under POWER PLANTS

Electric service, see Service under this topic

Electric utilities, see POWER COMPANIES

Electricity, see ELECTRICITY

Emergencies

Access to customers premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Disconnection of service, waiver of right to disconnect, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

Small power production, discontinuing sales, Minn. Rules 7835.2800

Telephone listing, emergency information, Minn. Rules 7820.4900

Work on trunk highways, notice, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Eminent domain

Acquisitions by, Minn. Statutes 2013 117.054, 2013 216B.47

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.614

Emissions reduction riders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Employees

Expenses, rate schedule itemization, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Minimum wage, relocation or alteration of facilities, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 161.365

Energy assistance, see under ENERGY

Energy audits

Area development rate, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.161

Power companies, competitive rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.162

Energy conservation improvements

Biomethane purchases, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Competitive rates, electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.162

Distributed energy projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2411

Gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Goals, Minn. Statutes 2013 16B.322, 2013 216C.43

Incentive plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.241

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

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Planning, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.241

Rate determinations, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Regulatory costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Solar energy construction plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241, 2013 216B.2411

Waste heat recovery, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Energy conservation

Decoupling of energy sales from revenues, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2412

Energy conservation improvements, see same under this topic

Information about, Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.02

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.161

Rulemaking, former Public Service Department, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.08

State policy goal, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2401

Entry of premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Environmental assessment worksheets, mandatory categories, Minn. Rules 4410.4300

Environmental costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Environmental review, exemptions, Minn. Rules 4410.4600

Equipment, market value, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.0211

Equipment

Small power production, furnishing, installing, operating and maintaining, Minn. Rules 7835.2200

Tampering, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1100

Trunk highway system, see Utility equipment under TRUNK HIGHWAYS

Errors

Automatic adjustment of charges, refunds or credits, Minn. Rules 7825.2920

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Meters

Adjustment of electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Escrow payments, disputes, Minn. Rules 7800.2800, 7820.2700

Estimated billing

Access, Minn. Rules 7820.3400

Identifying as estimated bill, Minn. Rules 7820.3500

Estimates, interest or dividend costs, capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Evidence, resource plans, orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Excavations near, see ONE CALL EXCAVATION NOTICE SYSTEM

Excise taxes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.36

Exempt property, valuation, adjustments, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Exhibits

Affiliated interest, proposals, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Charges and rates, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3700

Existing service, deposits or guarantee of payment, Minn. Rules 7820.4400

Expenses and expenditures, lobbying, Minn. Rules 7825.5500 to 7825.5700

Expert opinions, charges and rates, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3700

Extended service, Minn. Rules 7820.0800

Facilities

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.24

Large energy facilities, see same under this topic

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.24

Faulty meters

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Fees, reconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.2600

Filing

Acquisition of property, petitions for approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Affiliated interest, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Automatic adjustment of charges, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.2900

Capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Cogeneration

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7835.0100

Subsequent year, notice, Minn. Rules 7835.0400

Conservation improvement programs

Reports, Minn. Rules 7690.0500, 7690.0550, 7690.0700

Timelines, Minn. Rules 7690.1440

Depreciation certification, petition, Minn. Rules 7825.0700

Extended service plan, Minn. Rules 7820.0800

Final registration statement, Minn. Rules 7825.1500

Modified rates, proposed changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3600

Procurement policies, Minn. Rules 7825.2800

Securities, proposals for purchase or underwriting, Minn. Rules 7825.1500

Small power production

Filing dates, Minn. Rules 7835.0300

Subsequent year, notice, Minn. Rules 7835.0400

True-up filing, gas utilities, Minn. Rules 7825.2910

Final determination, Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Final registration statement, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1500

Financial information, rate changes

Information requests, Minn. Rules 7825.4500

Jurisdictional financial summary schedule, Minn. Rules 7825.3900

Operating income schedule, Minn. Rules 7825.4100

Rate base schedules, Minn. Rules 7825.4000

Rate of return cost of capital schedules, Minn. Rules 7825.4200

Rate structure and design information, Minn. Rules 7825.4300

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7825.3800

Supplemental information, Minn. Rules 7825.4400

Waiver, Minn. Rules 7825.4600

Financial statements, annual reports, including, Minn. Rules 7825.5400

Financing statements

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 336B.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 336B.01 to 2013 336B.03

Fines, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.57

Flexible tariffs, gas companies, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.163

Floodplains

Flood fringe areas, construction, Minn. Rules 6120.5800

Supplemental standards for management, Minn. Rules 6120.5900

Foreign states, operations, separation of accounting information, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Forms, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.38

Forms

Escrow payments, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Meter reading, Minn. Rules 7820.3300

Franchise agreements, city councils, conflicts of interest, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.88

Franchises

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.36

Issuance, Public Utilities Commission, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.05

Municipal franchises, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Fuel conversion facilities, expanded services for new facilities, estimates, Minn. Rules 7855.0370

Funds and accounts

Depreciation, amortization, and depletion accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.11

Energy and conservation account, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Gas meters, see under METERS

Gas utilities, see GAS COMPANIES

Gas, see GAS

Generation facilities

Certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1694, 2013 216B.243

Distributed generation, see under ELECTRICITY

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Good credit, Minn. Rules 7820.4600

Greenhouse gas emission control, see under GREENHOUSE GASES

Guarantees

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Payments

Generally, Minn. Rules 7820.4200

Impermissible reasons, Minn. Rules 7820.4700

New service, Minn. Rules 7820.4300

Permissible means, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Hazardous conditions, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1100

Hazards, access to customers premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Hearings

Air rights, sale, lease, acquisition, or use, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.01

Large energy facilities, certificate of need, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

Mergers and consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.50, 2013 216B.62

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.20

Rehearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243, 2013 216B.27

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.27

Sale, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.45

High voltage transmission lines, see under POWER LINES

Highways, see HIGHWAYS

Horse racing, license applications, disclosure, Minn. Rules 7870.0090

Income approach, valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Indebtedness, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.40

Informal complaints, escrow payment forms, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Information

Availability to customers and public, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Providing customers, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

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

Inspections and inspectors

Affiliated interest, records, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

Customer service, operations and records, Minn. Rules 7820.0600

Depreciation, accounts and records, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Small power production

Filings, availability, Minn. Rules 7835.1200

Permitting entry, Minn. Rules 7835.5400

Inspections

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.12

Intrastate natural gas pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045

Schedules, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.05

Installation, temporary service, charges, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Integrated companies

Defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0300, 8100.0400

Interest

Deposits, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Estimates, capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Purchase gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Refunds, disputes, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Investigations and investigators, disputes, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.2700

Investigations

Affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045, 2013 216B.62

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.14, 2013 216B.62

Utility service, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.07

Investments by

Energy conservation improvements, see same under this topic

Infrastructure investments, orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62, 2013 216B.79

Investments and expenses of a public utility, defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Power purchase, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1645

Securities, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.49

Joint ventures by utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 452.25

Jurisdictional financial summary schedule, weight changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.3900

Landlord-tenant rule, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1400

Large electric customer facilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Large energy facilities, environmental review, notice, certificate of need application, EQB Monitor publication, Minn. Rules 4410.5200

Large energy facilities

Certificates of need

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2421

Environmental costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243, 2013 216B.62

Market values, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.0211

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.053

Construction or siting, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422, 2013 216B.243, 2013 216C.15

Contested cases, certificates of need, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2421, 2013 216H.03

Distributed generation opportunities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2426

Emissions reduction riders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Greenhouse gas emissions control plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 216H.03

Renewable energy development, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.053

Renewable energy preference, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Site and route selection, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

State agencies, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.243

Late payment charges, Minn. Rules 7820.5400, 7820.5500

Law enforcement agencies, notice, entry without consent, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Lawsuits

Assessments by Public Utilities Commission, recovery of costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.63

Interim rates, recovery of excess, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Rates, appearance by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Ledgers, affiliated interest, inspection, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

Liability insurance, small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.2300

Liability

Cable communication systems, use of poles, ducts, and conduits, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.40

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Liability

Interstate and trunk highways, equipment or work, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.2400

Utility equipment, trunk highways, alteration, change, vacation, or removal, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Lists

Accounts, depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0700

Affiliated interest, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Load management, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Lobbying expenditures, Minn. Rules 7825.5500 to 7825.5700

Local forces

County state-aid highways, see Local forces under COUNTY STATE-AID HIGHWAYS

Defined, Minn. Rules 8820.0200

Local power quality zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.82

Long-term securities, capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1200

Mail and mailing

Guarantors, disconnect notices, copies, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Notice, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.2400

Maintenance, all-terrain vehicle use, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.928

Manholes, equipment located along interstate highways, access, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Manufactured gas adjustment, purchase gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Manufactured homes, see MANUFACTURED HOMES

Maps, power lines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.39

Market value, sliding scale exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.0211

Megawatt capacity changes, biomass power, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2424

Membership camping, availability of utilities, copy with registration application, Minn. Statutes 2013 82A.04

Mercury emissions, reduction

Costs

Additional costs, exemption from, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.688

Customer share, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.105

Recovery and financial incentives, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.683

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.68

Emissions reduction rate riders

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.685

Cost recovery, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.683

Evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.685

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Evaluation by Pollution Control Agency, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.684

Monitoring systems, installation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.681

Permit conditions, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.687

Plans for

Evaluation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.684, 2013 216B.6851

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.682

Option for smaller utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.6851

Pollutants other than mercury, plans for, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.686

Mergers and consolidations, petitions, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Mergers and consolidations

Corporate takeovers, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.50, 2013 216B.51

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.50

Hearings, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Meters

Aggregating meters, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Electric meters, energy conservation, Minn. Statutes 2013 326B.106

Reading, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.075

Refusal to allow reading, termination of service, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.075

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Submetering, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.02, 2013 216B.022

Unauthorized use, bypassing, or tampering, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Meters

Electric meters, see under METERS

Errors

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Failure to check faulty meters

Back billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Gas meters, see under METERS

Inaccurate

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Reading

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3300

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.2700

Mining operations, deactivation, Minn. Rules 6130.4100

Mortgages, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Mortgages, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Motor vehicles, gross weight limitations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 169.829, 2013 169.87

Multistate operations, annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.5300

Multiyear rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Municipal gas agencies, Minn. Statutes 2013 429.021, 2013 453A.01 to 2013 453A.12, 2013 471.895

Municipal power agencies, see MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES

Municipal regulation

Option, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.025

Requirements, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.36

Municipal waste disposal deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2013 443.34

Municipally owned utilities, see MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Names

Affiliated interest, officers and directors, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Negligence, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.40

Net metering, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Net operating earnings

Defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Valuation of property, use in income approach, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

New service, Minn. Rules 7820.4300

Noise pollution, Minn. Rules 7030.0050

Non-formula-assessed property, defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Nonoperating property

Examples of, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Unit value adjustments, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Notice given

Emergency work on trunk highways, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Operating property, retirement, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Notice

Billing errors, gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Charges and rates, changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3200

Complaints, status or disposition, Minn. Rules 7820.0300

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Disconnection of service

Other requirements, Minn. Rules 7820.2400

Permissible reasons, Minn. Rules 7820.1000

Landlord-tenant rule, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1400

Refunds, inaccurate meters

Access, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Financial information, Minn. Rules 7825.3800

Schedule of rates, changes, Minn. Rules 7820.3200

Nuclear waste storage and disposal, induced developments, proposed new facilities, estimates, Minn. Rules 7855.0670

Occupational safety and health, lockout devices, Minn. Rules 5207.0600

Oil, see OIL

Operating income schedules, rate changes, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.4100

Operating property

Defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Market value, computation, Minn. Rules 8100.0600

Retirement criteria, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Options, affiliated interest, regulation, Minn. Rules 7825.2000

Orders

Appeals from, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.52

Effective date, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.26, 2013 216B.27

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.23

Modification or vacation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.56

Purchase by municipality, price, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.45

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.23, 2013 216B.25

Records, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.13

Refunds, excess interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Security issuance, approval, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.49

Suspension, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.53

Orders

Access to customers premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Automatic adjustment of charges, maintaining, discontinuing or modifying, Minn. Rules 7825.2900

Capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1100

Outdoor advertising, generally, permitted advertising, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.08

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Rules 8810.0200, 8810.0400

Overcharges

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Payments by

Assessments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62, 2013 216B.63

Interventions, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.62

Intrastate natural gas pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045

Regulatory expenses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.62

Payments to

Armed forces members, payment arrangements, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.028

Customer payment agreements, arrears or undercharges, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Prompt payment of bills, local governments, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.425

Responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.025

Veterans' organizations, defined as lawful purpose, Minn. Statutes 2013 349.12

Payments

Crediting, Minn. Rules 7820.5600

Escrow payments, disputes, Minn. Rules 7820.2700, 7820.2800

Guarantees, Minn. Rules 7820.4200

Public access to information, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Temporary service, advance payments, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Permits

Cable communication systems, use of poles, ducts, and conduits, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.40

Pole, duct, and conduit agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.38

Personal property, classification, tax purposes, Minn. Statutes 2013 270.12

Petitions by

Air pollution control environmental projects, advance determination of prudence, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1695

Emissions reduction riders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvements, revocation or modification, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Local power quality zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.82

Natural gas intrastate pipelines, ownership and operation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045

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

Petitions

Acquisition of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Affiliated interests, contract approval, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Bills, contents, noncompliance, Minn. Rules 7820.3600

Capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1100, 7825.1200

Classification, exception to standards, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0600, 7825.0900

Merger or consolidation, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Small power production, charges and rates, Minn. Rules 7835.3100

Uniform system of accounts, justification for noncompliance, Minn. Rules 7825.0400

Pipeline safety programs, see Safety under PIPES AND PIPELINES

Planning

Emissions reduction projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.241

Resource plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1612, 2013 216B.2422, 2013 216B.2423, 2013 216B.2426

Poles and wires

Cable communications systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.02, 2013 238.37 to 2013 238.42

Defined as personal property, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.03

Outdoor advertising devices on, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.15

Poles and wires, see POLES AND WIRES

Police, notice, entry without consent, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Policy of state, easements, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.35

Political contributions, recovery from ratepayers, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Posting (notices), service, discontinuance for nonpayment, Minn. Statutes 2013 504B.215

Power line and electrical generating plant siting hearings, see Siting hearings under POWER PLANTS

Power plants, see POWER PLANTS

Preservation of records, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Procurement policies, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.2800

Property taxes

Recommended and ordered values, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.3711

Statutory cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.251

Valuation of property, Minn. Statutes 2013 273.33, 2013 273.37, 2013 273.371

Property, acquisition, Minn. Rules 7825.1600 to 7825.1800

Property, depreciation, amortization, or depletion, rates and methods, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.11

Public access to information

Emergency information, Minn. Rules 7820.4900

Generally, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Public information and education programs

Energy conservation, area development rate plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.161

Energy efficient lighting, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Rates, allowance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Public roads, use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 222.37

Public Utilities Act

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.67

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.58

Public Utilities Commission, practice and procedure, Minn. Rules 7829.0100 to 7829.3200

Public Utilities Commission, see PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Public utility service data, metropolitan watershed management plans, Minn. Rules 8410.0060

Publication, customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Purchase gas adjustment, automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Purchase price, acquisition of property, petitions, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Purpose of rules

Certificates of need, power plants, Minn. Rules 7849.0020, 7853.0020

Cogeneration and small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0200

Rate schedules

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.1645

Compensation different from schedules, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.06

Competitive rate schedules, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.162, 2013 216B.164, 2013 216B.38

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Electric service, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1621

Employee expense itemization, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.05

Flexible tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.163

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Inspection, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.05

Rules, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.05

Rates

Adjustment schedules, uncontrollable expenses, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Aggregating meters, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Air pollution control environmental projects, cost recovery, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1695

Alternative tariff rates, solar photovoltaic devices, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Area development rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.161

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 8.33

Community-based energy development (C-BED) tariff, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1612

Competitive rates for electric utilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.162, 2013 216B.164, 2013 216B.38

Contested cases, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.02

Delinquency charges, billings, statement of penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.021

Depreciation, amortization, or depletion, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.11

Distributed generation tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1611

Electric service, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1621

Emissions reduction rate riders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1692

Energy conservation improvement programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Flexible tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.163

Gas utilities, see Rates under GAS COMPANIES

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.20

High-efficiency energy, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.162, 2013 216B.163

Lawsuits, Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Low-income residential ratepayers, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Multiyear rate plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.23, 2013 216B.25

Preferences, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.07

Private vendors of public services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 471A.03, 2013 471A.11

Proceedings, payments to affiliated interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48

Reasonable rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.03

Renewable energy, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.03, 2013 216B.169

Revenues, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.23

Schedules, see Rate schedules under this topic

Real estate licensure, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 82.56

Recalculation of bills, inaccurate meters, gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Reclassification, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Reconnection of service, generally, Minn. Rules 7820.2600

Records and record keeping

Audits and examinations, see same under this topic

Financial, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045, 2013 216B.10, 2013 443.34

Orders to produce, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.13

Records and record keeping

Affiliated interest, maintenance, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

Complaints, Minn. Rules 7820.0400

Depreciation, inspection, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Public access to information, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Retention, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Separate records, companies engaged in other business, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Transmission planning meetings, Minn. Rules 7848.1200

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Refunds

Income and franchise taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 290.07

Interim rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16, 2013 216B.163

Refunds

Billing errors

Electric bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Change in rates, Minn. Rules 7825.3300

Customers, disputes, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Deposits, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Inaccurate meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Purchase gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

Regulation

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.66

Private vendors of public services, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 471A.11

Purpose, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.01

Removal of service, temporary service, charges, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Renewable energy, see under ENERGY

Reports given

Annual reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.045, 2013 216B.10

Cold weather shutoff customers, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.096

Energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Energy forecasts, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422, 2013 216C.17

High-voltage transmission lines projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2425

Monthly reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.091

Renewable energy obligations, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1691

Renewable or high-efficiency energy, failure to meet demand, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.169

Reports given

Annual reports, see same under this topic

Automatic adjustment of charges, Minn. Rules 7825.2800 to 7825.2840

Complaints, Minn. Rules 7820.0500

Special reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Unit value

Apportionment to taxing districts, Minn. Rules 8100.0600

Schedule of non-formula-assessed or exempt property, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Research, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Residential customers

Consumer protections, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Monthly reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.091

Summary of rights and responsibilities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.096

Residential energy sales, see POWER COMPANIES

Residential rental property, single-metered residential rental buildings, Minn. Statutes 2013 504B.215

Resource planning

Alternative plans, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Contents of plan, Minn. Rules 7843.0400

Criteria for commission decisions, Minn. Rules 7843.0500

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7843.0100

Exemptions from filing, Minn. Rules 7843.0600

Filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Findings of fact and conclusions, use, Minn. Rules 7843.0600

Information requests, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Intervention in resource plan proceedings, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Official service list, maintenance by commission, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 7843.0200

Response comment period, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Review by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Rules 7843.0500

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7843.0200

Uncontested case proceedings, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Written comments to filings, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Resource plans

Community-based energy development (C-BED) projects, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1612

Distributed generation opportunities, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2426

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2422

Renewable energy development, Minn. Statutes 2013 216C.053

Wind energy conversion systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2423

Revenues

Decoupling of energy sales from, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.2412

Gross operating, large electric customer facilities, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Revocation of consent, access to premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Rights of way utility crossings, public lands and waters

Generally, Minn. Rules 6135.1000

Maintenance, Minn. Rules 6135.1500

Structure design, Minn. Rules 6135.1200

Rights of way

Acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2013 505.1793

City toll bridges, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 441.48

Rights-of-way, user standards, Minn. Rules 7819.0050 to 7819.9950

Rules, filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Safety, small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.5700

Saint Croix riverway, transmission crossings, Minn. Rules 6105.0430

Sale of

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.45

Procedure, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.45, 2013 216B.46

Referendum, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.465

Sales and use taxes

Heating fuels, Minn. Rules 8130.1100

Mobile homes, Minn. Rules 8130.9100

Schedules

Capital schedules, rate of return cost, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4200

Charges and rates, notice, Minn. Rules 7820.3200

Jurisdictional financial summary schedule, filing, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.3900

Operating income schedules, filing, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4100

Rate base schedules, filing, rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4000

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Scope of rules

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Cogeneration and small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0200

Utility rate adjustments, Minn. Rules 7825.5600

Securities, public financing, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.49

Securities

Capital structure approval, Minn. Rules 7825.1200, 7825.1300

Proposals for purchase or underwriting, Minn. Rules 7825.1500

Security agreements, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Security interests, perfection, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 336B.01 to 2013 336B.03

Service of process by

Biennial transmission project report exemption requests, Minn. Rules 7848.1700, 7848.1800

Power lines, proposed notice plans, Minn. Rules 7848.1900

Service of process on, interim rates, orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Service

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Consumer protections, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Cutting off, emergency management, Minn. Statutes 2013 12.21

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.02

Disconnection, see Termination of service under this topic

Electric service, right to provide, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.47

Investigation by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2013 216A.07

Payment, responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.025

Purchase by state agencies, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2013 16C.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.09

Standards, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.04, 2013 216B.09

Termination of service, see same under this topic

Settlement conferences, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

Shares and shareholders, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Shares, purchase of voting stock in other utilities, consent, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.51

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 173.02

Signs

Customer information, providing, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Rules 8810.0200, 8810.0400

Small power production, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Solar energy incentive program, Prairie Island, utility owning, Minn. Statutes 2013 116C.7792

Solar voltaic energy, individual system capacity limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Special reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Special service districts, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2013 428A.02

Standby facilities, valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

State Building Code, application to, Minn. Rules 1300.0040

Stay of proceedings, orders, suspension, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.53

Stock and stockholders, capital structure approval, filing requirements, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

Straight-line method, depreciation, Minn. Rules 7825.0800

Submetering, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.022

Subsidiaries, defined as affiliated interests, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.48

Surety bonds, interstate and trunk highways, equipment or work, costs, Minn. Rules 8810.3300

Surety bonds, suspension of orders, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.53

Suspension, discontinuance of service, Minn. Rules 7820.3000

System plant

Defined, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Depreciation and improvements, valuation of property, use in cost approach, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Tampering, equipment, disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1100

Tariffs, see Charges and rates under this topic

Tax-exempt property, unit value adjustment, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Taxes, pole, duct, and conduit agreements, indemnity, Minn. Statutes 2013 238.40

Taxes

Adjustments for nonformula assessed or exempt property, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Allocation, Minn. Rules 8100.0400

Apportionment, Minn. Rules 8100.0600

Bills, contents, Minn. Rules 7820.3500

Definitions, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Equalization, Minn. Rules 8100.0700

Generally, Minn. Rules 8100.0100 to 8100.0700

Introduction to rules, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Retired operating property, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0200, 8100.0300

Telephone listing, emergency information, Minn. Rules 7820.4900

Telephone utilities, Minn. Rules 7810.0100 to 7810.8815

Television signal distribution systems, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.70

Temporarily retired facilities, valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Temporary disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1200

Temporary service, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Termination of service

Armed forces members on active service, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.028

Cold weather shutoff, see same under this topic

Disconnection of service, notice to cities, Minn. Statutes 2013 13.681, 2013 216B.0976

Extreme heat conditions, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.0975

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.075

Medically necessary equipment, reconnection or continued service required, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.098

Single-metered residential buildings, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 504B.215

Unlawful termination of utilities by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2013 504B.221, 2013 504B.225

Testing

Inaccurate meters, gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Meters, recalculation of bill, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.5400

Tests, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.12

Time

Capital structure approval, orders, Minn. Rules 7825.1100

Deposits, refund, Minn. Rules 7820.4500

Emergency status, disconnection of service, waiver of right, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

Meters, reading, Minn. Rules 7820.3300

Trade practices, regulation, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.01 to 2013 325E.026

Transfer of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1600 to 7825.1800

Transmission companies, see TRANSMISSION COMPANIES (ELECTRICAL)

Transmission facilities

Cost adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.16

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

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Transmitting utilities

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 336.9-102

Preventative maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.79

Secured transactions, Minn. Statutes 2013 336.9-501, 2013 336.9-513, 2013 336.9-515, 2013 336.9-705

True-up amount, purchase gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

True-up filing, gas utilities, Minn. Rules 7825.2910

Trust deeds, Minn. Statutes 2013 507.327

Undercharges

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Underground utilities, see ONE CALL EXCAVATION NOTICE SYSTEM

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0200 to 7825.0400

Utilities, public utilities defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Utility crossings, public lands, Minn. Rules 6135.0100 to 6135.1800

Utility service, defined, Minn. Rules 7819.0100

Valuation of property

Allocation, Minn. Rules 8100.0400

Assessment/sales ratio computation and application, Minn. Rules 8100.0700

Changes in valuation, phase-in, Minn. Rules 8100.0800

Definitions, utilities taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0100

Equalization, Minn. Rules 8100.0700

Estimates by Revenue Department, Minn. Rules 8100.0200, 8100.0300

Generally, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Market value, Minn. Rules 8100.0600

Methods of valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Taxes, Minn. Rules 8100.0200, 8100.0300

Unit value

Allocation, Minn. Rules 8100.0100, 8100.0200, 8100.0400

Apportionment, Minn. Rules 8100.0100, 8100.0200, 8100.0600

Computation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Excluded property, burden of proof, Minn. Rules 8100.0500

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Violations and penalties

Continuing violations, separate offenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.59

Cumulative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.60

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.57

Meters, unauthorized use, Minn. Statutes 2013 325E.026

Recovery of penalties, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.61

Revenues, refunds, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.23

Waiver

Rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4600

Right to disconnect service, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

Waivers, energy conservation improvements, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.241

Warrants for payment of money, affiliated interest, regulation, Minn. Rules 7825.2000

Waters (geographical features), see WATERS (GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES)

Web sites, transmission planning meeting synopses, Minn. Rules 7848.1100

Wind energy

Curtailment payments, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.1681

Individual system capacity limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 216B.164

Workplace accident and injury reduction, duties, Minn. Rules 5208.1500

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