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Energy Finance and Policy Division

Second Meeting

2007-2008 Regular Session - Wednesday, January 17, 2007

State of Minnesota Second Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session

Energy Finance and Policy Division


Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the second meeting to order at 2:16 PM on January 17, 2007 in Room 200 of the State office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

Hilty, Bill
Ruud, Maria
Westrom, Torrey
Beard, Michael
Bly, David
Brynaert, Kathy
Gardner, Paul
Gunther, Bob
Hackbarth, Tom
Hoppe, Joe
Johnson, Sheldon
Kalin, Jeremy
Knuth, Kate
Magnus, Doug
Nornes, Bud
Ozment, Dennis
Peterson, Aaron
Sailer, Brita
Slocum, Linda
Wagenius, Jean
Welti, Andy

Members excused:

A quorum was present.

Representative Bly moved that the minutes of January 10, 2007 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

2:16 PM - Burl Haar, Executive Secretary, presented an overview of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

2:25 PM - Ken Wolf, PUC Reliability Administrator, presented the 2006 Wind Integration Study.

3:14 PM - Ed Garvey, Deputy Commissioner of Commerce for Energy and Telecommunications, presented an overview of electric utility generation and transmission. Marya White, a manager at the Department of Commerce, assisted with the presentation.

3:34 PM - Terry Grove, Co-Executive Director of CapX Initiative, presented an overview of the CapX Initiative.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:58 PM.
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair

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00:58 - Gavel.
02:10 - Public Utilities Commission agency overview.
09:38 - 2006 Wind Integration Study.
59:00 - Electric utility generation and transmission overview.
Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.

Public Utilities Commission agency overview
2006 Wind Integration Study
Electric utility generation and transmission overview