Energy Efficiency / Renewables: Conservation

Conservation activities of municipal utilities are heavily regulated under state law. See Minn. Stat. Section 216B.241.


The Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources, has released the following significant guidance for utilities to implement portions of the ECO Act as it relates to the Conservation Improvement Program.

CIP Policy Guidance for Low-Income Programming in Multi-Family Buildings with 5+ Units

Guidance for Efficient Fuel-Switching, Load Management, and Pre-Weatherization Measures in CIP

Eligible Electric Vehicle Charging Sales to be Deducted from Utility Gross Annual Retail Sales