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Submit a Public Comment

 The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission welcomes and encourages public participation.

Before You Comment

To ensure your comments are filed with the case you are interested in, it is helpful provide a Docket Number.  Docket Numbers can be found in the Minnesota Department of Commerce eDockets system.

A notice announcing the public comment period is also in eDockets. The notice provides a list of topics for comment. Questions provided as topics for comment are a guide to suggest what information to provide that is most helpful.

If you have questions about or need help with the public comment process, contact us at 651-296-0406, 1-800-657-3782.

How to File a Public Comment

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission wants to hear from you. Here is how you can comment on cases filed before the Commission or on other regulatory matters.

1. Submit a comment online by using our online open docket Comment Form.

2. Complete and submit a Written Form. Be sure to reference the docket number associated with the case.

3. Mail comments to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, 121 7th Place East, Suite #350, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55101.

4. Email comments on any docket to Comments relating to Energy Facilities, may be directed to

5. Fax comments to 651-297-7073.

6. EFile comments directly by creating your own account in eDockets . You must register and create an account in order to submit comments directly to the docket.

You may subscribe to a docket without an account. A subscription will notify you by email when an item is filed to the case record. Sign up for subscriptions in eDockets.

Tell Us How We're Doing

The Commission welcomes comments or complaints about the Commission and our processes.  The Commission also welcomes suggestions and ideas for improvement.  Send an email to to tell us how we are doing.

File a Complaint

If you have a complaint about your utility service, quality, billing or equipment, submit a COMPLAINT form to the Consumer Affairs Office or call us at 651-296-0406, 1-800-657-3782. Complaints are not public information. 

Dockets Open for Public Comment

Docket 21-135 In the Matter of a Commission Investigation into the Impact of Severe Weather in February 2021 on Impacted Minnesota Natural Gas Utilities and Customers

Docket 19-368 - In the Matter of Xcel Energy’s 2020-2034 Upper Midwest Integrated Resource Plan

Disclaimer: This is not a comprehensive list of dockets open for comment. Please contact the PUC's Consumer Affairs Office if you have a question about a particular docket at 651.296.0406 or 1.800.657.3782 or email at

How To Comment

Click here to find a printable document that shows you how to submit public comments, suggests information to include and tells you how to reach the Commission. 

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