Public Utilities (including Telecommunications)
- Energy & Utilies -- This division of the Minnesota Department of Commerce administers programs to help Minnesotans save money and save energy, get assistance paying their utility bills and transition to renewable energy.
- Minnesota’s Network for Enterprise Telecommunications -- MNET is designed to deliver a secure, reliable integrated statewide telecommunications network for all branches and levels of Minnesota government, public safety, and education. Since 1993, MNET has been managed by MNIT.
- Minnesota Public Utilities Commission - The PUC regulates three cornerstone service industries in Minnesota's economy, i.e. electricity, natural gas and telephone, and has permitting authority for most energy facilities in Minnesota.
- Utility Regulation - Reports and information guides from the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Office.
- Energy Information Administration - Energy statistics and reports from the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Federal Communications Commission - Separate sections cover the FCC bureaus, including the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau and the Media Bureau, which develops, recommends, and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio.
- National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners -- NARUC represents the State Public Service Commissioners who regulate utility services in each state.
- National Association of State Energy Officials - Includes information about the U.S. State Energy Program.
- National Telecommunications and Information Administration - The federal executive branch agency responsible for telecommunications and information policy.
- North American Electric Reliability Corporation - NERC helps electric utilities and other electricity suppliers work together to promote reliable electricity supply.
- Technology and Communication - The National Conference of State Legislatures covers telecommunications policy and information technology issues in several major categories: consumer affairs, crime, management, telecommunications, privacy and security and legislative information technology.
Electric Utility Restructuring/Deregulation
See also Energy
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