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Annual Reporting

Annual reporting forms for electric and gas utilities.

Electric Utility Annual Reporting - Rule 7610 

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. If you did not receive an emailed spreadsheet form to complete and submit, download the "Spreadsheet: Electric Utility Data Report" spreadsheet file from the list, to complete and submit your report. You can also download "Instructions: Electric Utility Data Report" to help you complete the spreadsheet. Then e-file the completed spreadsheet and any required attachments (if available in .xls, .xlsx, or .pdf format) by uploading the files to the docket number shown below. The actual Electric Utility Annual spreadsheet file should be e-filed, not a pdf version of the spreadsheet.

Download Rule 7610 Forms-Electric Here:

Due: July 1

Reporting Period: preceding calendar year 

Reporting Period Docket Number
2016 E999/PR-17-11
2015 E999/PR-16-11
2014 E999/PR-15-11
2013 E999/PR-14-11

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

Forms and Instructions - 2016 Distributed Generation Interconnection Reporting (.xls)

Alternative form for utilities with no qualifying facilities (.pdf)

Due: March 1 

Reporting period: preceding calendar year 

Statute/Rule reference: MN Statute 216B.1611, Subd. 3a, 4 (reporting requirements are identified in the statute) 

Note: 2014 legislation effective July 1, 2014 requires utilities to collect and report additional data such as installation cost. Changes are indicated in the form and instructions above.

Reporting Period Docket Number
2016 E999/PR-17-10
2015 E999/PR-16-10
2014 E999/PR-15-10
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) 

Forms and Instructions - 2016 Cogeneration and Small Power Production Tariff Reporting, Schedules A-C, G-H (.xls)

Forms and Instructions - 2016 Cogeneration and Small Power Production Tariff Reporting, Schedules D-F (.pdf)

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
2016 E999/PR-17-9
2015 E999/PR-16-9
2014 E999/PR-15-9
2013 E999/PR-14-9
2012 E999/PR-13-9
2011 E999/PR-12-9
2010 E999/PR-11-9
2009 E999/PR-10-9
2007 & 2008 E999/PR-9-54

Qualifying Facilities Report

Form and Instructions - 2016 Qualifying Facilities report (.xls)

Alternative form for utilities with no qualifying facilities (.pdf)

Due: March 1

Reporting Period: preceding calendar year

Statute/Rule reference: Rules 7835.1300 – 7835.1800 (reporting requirements are identified in the rules). 

Reporting Period Docket Number
2016 E999/PR-17-9
2015 E999/PR-16-9
2014 E999/PR-15-9
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-9-54

Gas & Electric Jurisdictional Annual Reporting Notice

Reporting Period Docket Number
2016 E, G-999/PR-17-4
2015 E, G-999/PR-16-4
2014 E, G-999/PR-15-4
2013 E, G-999/PR-14-4
2012 E, G-999/PR-13-4
2011 E, G-999/PR-12-4

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.

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.

Please contact Marcella Emeott at 651-539-1538 with questions.

Natural Gas Utility Data Reporting - Rule 7610

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 e-file the completed spreadsheet and any required attachments (if available in .xls, .xlsx or .pdf format) by uploading the files to the docket number shown below. The actual Natural Gas Utility Annual spreadsheet file should be e-filed, not a pdf version of the spreadsheet.

Download Rule 7610 Forms-Natural Gas Here:

Due: July 1  

Reporting Period: preceding calendar year

Reporting Period Docket Number
2016 G999/PR-17-19
2015 G999/PR-16-19
2014 G999/PR-15-19
2013 G999/PR-14-466

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

Notice and Instructions (.pdf)

Filing Template (.xlsx)

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
2016 E999/PR-17-12, E999/M-17-83 E999/PR-02-1240
2015 E999/PR-16-12, E999/M-16-83 E999/PR-02-1240
2014 E999/PR-15-12 E999/PR-02-1240
2013 E999/PR-14-12, E999/PR-14-237 E999/PR-02-1240
2012 E999/PR-13-186 E999/PR-02-1240
2011 E999/PR-12-334 E999/PR-02-1240
2010 E999/PR-11-189 E999/PR-02-1240
2009 E999/PR-10-267 E999/PR-02-1240
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