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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library


Energy Agency

Active dates:1974-1981
Function: Coordinate Minnesota state government policies and programs relating to energy.
Preceded by:
Office of Energy Coordination
History: Minnesota's Energy Agency and the Legislative Commission on Energy were created in 1974. A goal for the agency was the establishment of procedures and guidelines to be used in developing a plan for the management of Minnesota's energy future. The agency was organized along three divisional lines of responsibility: Conservation and Planning, Research, and Fuel Allocation.

In 1981, the duties and functions of the Energy Agency were transferred to the Department of Energy, Planning and Development by Laws of Minnesota 1981, chapter 356, section 64, codified at Minnesota Statutes 116J and effective July 1, 1981.
Notes: The Library has a long run of a biennial report that starts out under the Minnesota Energy Agency and continues through several other energy groups, it is the "Energy Policy and Conservation Report" (from 1974-2000).

Record last updated: 09/14/2016
 

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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