STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
ENERGY AND CLIMATE FINANCE & POLICY DIVISION
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair of the Energy and Climate Finance & Policy Division, called the first meeting to order at 9:46 A.M. on, February 26, 2019, in room 120 of the Capitol Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll. A quorum was present.
Wagenius, Jean, Chair
Long, Jamie, Vice-Chair
Swedzinski, Chris, Republican Lead
Representative Long moved adoption of the February 21, 2019 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Greta Gauthier, Assistant Commissioner for Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, presented to the committee an overview of the Governor’s budget.
Craig McDonnell, Assistant Commissioner for Air & Climate Policy at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, continued the overview of the Governor’s budget.
Tim Sexton, Chief Sustainability Office at the Department of Transportation, answered questions related to electric vehicle infrastructure.
HF 1022 (Long) Utility's solar energy incentive program amended.
Representative Long moved that HF1022 be laid over for possible inclusion.
Testifying on HF1022:
Liz Lucente, MNSEIA
Marty Morud, TruNorth Solar
Tim Gulden, Winona Renewable Energy
Braden Solum, iDeal Energies
John McCarthy, All Energy Solar
Addison Arnold, Novel Energy Solutions
Bob Priem, Winona Renewable Energy
Public Testimony on HF1022:
Mouli Vaidyanathan, Solar Pod
Rick Evans, Xcel Energy
Representative Wagenius laid over HF1022 for possible inclusion.
The meeting adjourned at 11:16 A.M.
Rep. Jean Wagenius, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant