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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

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

Affidavits, operating property, retirement, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

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

Annual reports

Additional reports, Minn. Rules 7825.5400

Customer complaints, Minn. Rules 7820.0500

Definitions, Minn. Rules 7825.4700

Electric cooperatives, Minn. Rules 7825.5100, 7825.5200

Electric public utilities, federally regulated, Minn. Rules 7825.4900

Federally regulated, Minn. Rules 7825.4900, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Biennial transmission project reports, Minn. Rules 7848.0100 to 7848.2100

Bills (invoices)

Basis, Minn. Rules 7820.3200

Collection, customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Computation, estimated billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3400

Contents, Minn. Rules 7820.3500, 7820.3600

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

Electric energy adjustment, automatic adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2600

Errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800, 7820.4000

Estimated billing, Minn. Rules 7820.3400, 7820.3500

Good credit, Minn. Rules 7820.4600

Inaccurate meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 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, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 7820.3800

Terms of billing, Minn. Rules 7820.5200

Undercharges, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

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

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

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

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

Certificates and certification, depreciation, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

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

Classification, depreciation certification, Minn. Rules 7825.0600

Coal, see COAL

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

Cold weather, see Disconnection of service under this topic

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

Commodity adjustment, purchased gas adjustment, Minn. Rules 7825.2700

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

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

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, Minn. Rules 7820.4300, 7820.4400

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, Minn. Rules 6135.1700, 6135.1800

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. Rules 7835.4022

Customer information, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

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

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

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

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, Minn. Rules 8100.0300, 8100.0500

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

Disputes

Customers, refunds, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Disconnection of service, investigations, Minn. Rules 7820.2700

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

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

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

Entry of premises, Minn. Rules 7820.3100

Environmental assessment worksheets, mandatory categories, Minn. Rules 4410.4300

Environmental review, exemptions, Minn. Rules 4410.4600

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, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 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

Excavations near, see ONE CALL EXCAVATION NOTICE SYSTEM

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

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, Minn. Rules 7835.0100, 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, Minn. Rules 7835.0300, 7835.0400

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

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

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

Escrow payments, Minn. Rules 7820.2800

Meter reading, Minn. Rules 7820.3300

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

Gas meters, see under METERS

Gas, see GAS

Good credit, Minn. Rules 7820.4600

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Late payment charges, Minn. Rules 7820.5400, 7820.5500

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

Ledgers, affiliated interest, inspection, Minn. Rules 7825.2300

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

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

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

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

Mergers and consolidations, petitions, Minn. Rules 7825.1800

Meters

Electric meters, see under METERS

Errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 7820.3900

Failure to check faulty meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 7820.3900

Gas meters, see under METERS

Inaccurate, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 7820.3900

Reading, Minn. Rules 7820.0200, 7820.3300

Mining operations, deactivation, Minn. Rules 6130.4100

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

Multistate operations, annual reports, Minn. Rules 7825.5300

Names

Affiliated interest, officers and directors, Minn. Rules 7825.2200

Capital structure approval, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.1400

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, Minn. Rules 7820.1000, 7820.2400

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

Refunds, inaccurate meters, Minn. Rules 7820.3700, 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

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, Minn. Rules 8810.0200, 8810.0400

Overcharges

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

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

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

Poles and wires, see POLES AND WIRES

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

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

Preservation of records, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

Procurement policies, filing, Minn. Rules 7825.2800

Property, acquisition, Minn. Rules 7825.1600 to 7825.1800

Public access to information

Emergency information, Minn. Rules 7820.4900

Generally, Minn. Rules 7820.4800

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

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

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

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

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800, 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

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

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

Small power producers, reports about, Minn. Rules 7835.1300 to 7835.1800

Special reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0300

Unit value, Minn. Rules 8100.0500, 8100.0600

Valuation of property, Minn. Rules 8100.0200

Resource planning

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

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

Generally, Minn. Rules 7843.0300

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 7843.0200

Review by Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Rules 7843.0500

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 7843.0200

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, user standards, Minn. Rules 7819.0050 to 7819.9950

Saint Croix riverway, transmission crossings, Minn. Rules 6105.0430

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

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

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

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

Signs

Customer information, providing, Minn. Rules 7820.0200

Outdoor advertising, Minn. Rules 8810.0200, 8810.0400

Small power production, Minn. Rules 7835.0100 to 7835.9910

Solar voltaic energy, Minn. Rules 7835.4023

Special reports, Minn. Rules 7825.4800

Standby facilities, valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

State Building Code, application to, Minn. Rules 1300.0040

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

Straight-line method, depreciation, Minn. Rules 7825.0800

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

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

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

Temporarily retired facilities, valuation, Minn. Rules 8100.0300

Temporary disconnection of service, Minn. Rules 7820.1200

Temporary service, Minn. Rules 7820.0900

Testing

Inaccurate meters, gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.3900

Meters, recalculation of bill, Minn. Rules 7820.3700

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

Transfer of property, Minn. Rules 7825.1600 to 7825.1800

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

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

Undercharges

Billing errors, Minn. Rules 7820.3800

Gas bills, Minn. Rules 7820.4000

Uniform system of accounts, Minn. Rules 7825.0200 to 7825.0400

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

Utility service

Cutting off, unsafe buildings, building code, Minn. Rules 1300.0180

Defined, Minn. Rules 7819.0100

Valuation of property

Allocation, Minn. Rules 8100.0400

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

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

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

Waiver

Rate changes, Minn. Rules 7825.4600

Right to disconnect service, Minn. Rules 7820.2900

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

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

Websites, transmission planning meeting synopses, Minn. Rules 7848.1100

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

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