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STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION


ENERGY POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Melissa Hortman, Chair of the Energy Policy Committee, called the eighth meeting to order at 12:34 P.M. on, February 11, 2013, in room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.

Members present:
Hortman, Melissa, Chair
Morgan, Will, Vice-Chair
Garofalo, Pat, Republican Lead
Beard
Falk
Hackbarth
Hornstein
Kelly
Masin
Quam
Scott
Selcer
Yarusso


Members excused:
Allen
Atkins

Testimony was presented to Committee members by the following:

Presentation on combined heat and power energy systems.
Ken Smith, Ever-Green Energy

Handouts were given to Committee members:
"Overview on combined heat and power energy systems."
"August 30, 2012, Executive Order - Accelerating Investment in Industrial Energy Efficiency"
"Estimated U.S. Energy Use in 2010: ~98.0 Quads, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory"
"Estimated Minnesota Energy Use in 2008 ~1816.5 Trillion BTU, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory"


Presentation on waste heat to power.
Tony Straquadine, Alliance Pipeline and Heat is Power Association

Handouts were given to Committee members:
"Introduction to HEAT is Power"
"Resolutions, Passed by Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, 2013 Winter Meeting"
"Heat is Power; The Heat is Power Association applauds the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Resolution Supporting Waste Heat to Power"
"Heat is Power, Waste Heat to Power Emission-Free Power Generation Industrial Efficiency"
"NRGreen Waste Heat Units"
"CHP Combined Heat and Power Partnerships, Portfolio Standards and the Promotion of Combined Heat and Power"






Representative Morgan moved adoption of the February 4, 2013 and February 5, 2013 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.




The meeting adjourned at 1:45 P.M.







REP. MELISSA HORTMAN, CHAIR



Mary Elizabeth Faust
Committee Legislative Assistant

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    Agenda: Overviews on combined heat and power energy systems and waste heat to power

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