New time-of-use rate pilots will test a few different strategies for encouraging Xcel Energy’s commercial and industrial customers to shift their electricity usage.
Request for Minnesota Power Rate Increase Withdrawn
Minnesota Power has filed a proposal to withdraw the rate case and pullback the rate increases and rate design changes we were working against.
Our “Top 13” Accomplishments of 2019
The accelerating pace of climate change demands swift, bold action and we are rising to the challenge. To close the books on 2019, we’ve assembled this list of highlights. Together we made change happen!
New Report Shows Electric Vehicles = Lower Bills for All
More electric vehicles in Minnesota will make better use of the electric power grid and cut costs for all ratepayers regardless of whether they drive electric, a new study found. Learn more about the report by Synapse Energy Economics.
Minnesota Commission approves Xcel Energy’s innovative time-of-use rate pilot
In Xcel Energy’s new time-of-use pilot, customers can save money by using electricity at different times of day.
Time of use electricity pricing: good for bringing even more wind online
In a previous post, we argued time-of-use pricing will boost wind development by increasing demand for electricity during times of high wind generation. In this post, we walk through a simplified electricity market to show how this works.