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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 63,221,715 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 15,470 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 6,260 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 40%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 10.47ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 26%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 20%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 21%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 0%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 3%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 2%
Electricity Generated from Wind 27%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 1%
Name
Tim Walz
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2019-01-07
Name
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
PUC
Year Established
1871
Associated ISO or RTO
MISO (Midcontinent ISO)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Telecommunications"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
50
Current Commissioner Count
5
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Minnesota State Legislature
Session Length in Months
4
Session Start Date
2019-01-08
Session End Date
2019-05-20