Energy Research Project, Review (Minnesota)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Minnesota

Applies to States or Provinces Minnesota
Name Energy Research Project, Review (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Climate Policies
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Minnesota Department of Commerce
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The commissioner shall continuously identify, monitor, and evaluate research studies and demonstration projects pertaining to alternative energy and energy conservation systems and methodologies, including: (1) solar energy systems for heating and cooling; (2) energy systems using wind, agricultural wastes, forestry products, peat, and other nonconventional energy resources; (3) devices and technologies increasing the energy efficiency of energy-consuming appliances, equipment, and systems; (4) hydroelectric power; and (5) other projects the commissioner deems appropriate and of direct benefit to Minnesota and other states of the upper Midwest.


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

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 216C.26
Date Effective 1981-1982
Date Enacted 1976