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Utility Annual Reporting


Annual reporting forms for electric and gas utilities.



Electric Utility Data Reporting

All electric utilities authorized to do business in Minnesota are required to file an annual data report pursuant to MN Rules Chapter 7610. This information will be used to identify emerging energy trends based on supply and demand, conservation and public health and safety factors, and to determine the level of statewide and service area needs.

The report forms are due July 1, each year. From the column to the right download "Spreadsheet: Electric Utility Data Report" for use to complete and submit your report. You can also download "Instructions: Electric Utility Data Report" to help you complete the spreadsheet. Then email the completed spreadsheet and any required attachments (if available in an electronic format) to the following email address: rule7610.reports@state.mn.us.

Download Rule 7610 Forms-Electric Here:

Please note that if the required attachments are not available in an electronic format, please mail them to:

Steve Loomis
Minnesota Department of Commerce
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St.Paul, MN 55101-2198



Electric Utility Reporting on Distributed Generation

All Minnesota electric utilities are required to report on energy generation, tariffs  and interconnection status for customer-owned distributed generation facilities.  The data will be used to assess energy sources that exist in parallel with utility-owned generation.  Reports should be e-filed in dockets as identified below.

Annual Distributed Generation Interconnection Report
Form and Instructions - 2013 Distributed Generation Interconnection reporting (.xls)
Due: March 1
Reporting period: preceding calendar year
Statute/Rule reference: MN Statute 216B.1611, Subd. 4 (reporting requirements are identified in the statute)

Reporting Period Docket Number
2013 E999/PR-14-10
2012 E999/PR-13-10
2011 E999/PR-12-10
2010 E999/PR-11-10
2009 E999/PR-10-55
2007 & 2008 E999/PR-9-46


Cogeneration and Small Power Production Tariff (Schedules A-H)

Due: January 1
Reporting period: the tariff is effective for 12 months after the filing date
Statute/Rule reference: Rules 7835.0300 – 7835.1200 (reporting requirements are identified in the rules)
Comments: Wholesale suppliers may provide Schedules A, B, and G to their members to facilitate reporting.

Reporting Period Docket Number
2014 E999/PR-14-9
2013 E999/PR-13-9
2012 E999/PR-12-9
2011 E999/PR-11-9
2010 E999/PR-10-9
2007-2009 E999/PR-09-54


Qualifying Facilities Report

Form and Instructions - 2013 Qualifying Facilities report (.xls) 
Due: March 1
Reporting Period: preceding calendar year
Statute/Rule reference: Rules 7835.1300 – 7835.1800 (reporting requirements are identified in the rules). Note:  the deadline for submitting the annual Qualifying Facilities Report was changed from November 1, 2013 to March 1, 2014 and annually on March 1 for all subsequent years (see: September 25, 2013 PUC order in Docket 13-671).

Reporting Period Docket Number
2013 E999/PR-14-9
2011-2012 E999/PR-12-9
2010-2011 E999/PR-11-9
2009-2010 E999/PR-10-9
2007-2009 E999/PR-09-54


E-Filing

For directions on how to e-file, visit: http://www.commerce.state.mn.us/eDocFile/eFilingHelp.html

Or contact: (e-filing questions only)
Karen Santori
Regulatory Information Services Supervisor
Minnesota Department of Commerce
Karen.santori@state.mn.us | 651-539-1530

To search e-files see:
https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/search.jsp

For more information about the electronic filing requirement, visit the Public Utilities Commission - Filing Requirements



Gas & Electric Jurisdictional Annual Reporting Notice

  Reporting Period   Docket Number
  2012   E, G-999/PR-13-4
  2011   E, G-999/PR-12-4
  2010   E, G-999/PR-11-4
  2009   E, G-999/PR-10-4


Gas and Electric Companies are required to file a Jurisdictional Annual Report by May 1.  Please download the blank form, complete, save as an excel file and then submit electronically using the DOC/PUC eFiling system https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/home.jsp.

Download Jurisdictional Forms Here:

In order to submit a document using the eFiling application, you must be a registered user. If you are not already registered, you may register a new account if you select "Register" on the efiling home page https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/home.jsp

Please contact Jan Mottaz at 651-539-1533 (Jan.Mottaz@state.mn.us) with questions.

Natural Gas Utility Data Reporting

All natural gas utilities authorized to do business in Minnesota are required to file an annual data report pursuant to MN Rules Chapter 7610. This information will be used to identify emerging energy trends based on supply and demand, conservation and public health and safety factors, and to determine the level of statewide and service area needs.

Three of the natural gas utilities (Centerpoint Energy, Xcel Energy and Minnesota Energy Resources) are required to complete the Peak-Day Forecast section of the annual report. The corresponding worksheet in the downloadable spreadsheet file is labeled "Peak Day Forecast."

The report forms are due July 1, each year. From the list below download "Spreadsheet: Natural Gas Utility Data Report" to complete and submit your report. You can also download the other forms and instructions to help you complete the spreadsheet. Then email the completed spreadsheet and any required attachments (if available in an electronic format) to the following email address: rule7610.reports@state.mn.us.

Download Rule 7610 Forms-Natural Gas Here:

Please note that if the required attachments are not available in an electronic format, please mail them to:

Steve Loomis
Minnesota Department of Commerce
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St.Paul, MN 55101-2198



Renewable Energy Certificate Retirement Report for Renewable Energy Standards
and Green Pricing Programs 


Notice and Instructions
 (.pdf)

Due: Renewable Energy Certificates retired by May 1st and verification reports filed by June 1st.

Compliance Period: January 1st to December 31st of the previous year

  Reporting Period   Renewable Energy Standards
  Docket Number
  Green Pricing
  Docket Number
  1/1/2012 - 12/31/2012   E999/PR-13-186   E999/PR-02-1240
  1/1/2011 – 12/31/2011   E999/PR-12-334   E999/PR-02-1240
  1/1/2010 – 12/31/2010   E999/PR-11-189   E999/PR-02-1240
  1/1/2009 – 12/31/2009   E999/PR-10-267   E999/PR-02-1240
  1/1/2008 – 12/31/2008   E999/PR-09-287   E999/PR-02-1240


For questions about Renewable Energy Certificate retirement or compliance with Renewable Energy Standards, contact Susan Mackenzie at 651-201-2241 or at susan.mackenzie@state.mn.us. For questions about Green Pricing or about filling out this spreadsheet, contact Lise Trudeau at 651-539-1861 or at lise.trudeau@state.mn.us.