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Renewable Development Fund

Current Funding Cycle

On March 11, 2014 the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) issued a written order approving our grant award recommendations for Cycle Four, the latest funding cycle from our Renewable Development Fund. These recommendations include 29 grant awards totaling $42 million and six projects to be held in reserve.

Grants were awarded in the areas of:

Additional Resources

RDF Project Selection Report Cycle Four Grant Awards (PDF)
News Release: Xcel Energy’s Renewable Development Fund awards $42 million
2014 Grant Awards (PDF)
Fourth Cycle Selection Report (PDF)
Fourth Cycle First Supplemental Report (PDF)
Fourth Cycle Second Supplemental Report (PDF)

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