Municipal Electric Power (Minnesota)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota

Name Municipal Electric Power (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Green Power Purchasing
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Municipal Governing Bodies and Power Agencies
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This section describes energy procurement for local utilities operating in Minnesota and provides a means for Minnesota cities to construct and operate hydroelectric power plants. The statute gives cities the power to create a separate municipal corporation with the authority to finance and acquire facilities for the generation or transmission of electric energy.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1 Minn. Stat. 453
Date Effective 1980-1981
Date Enacted 1976