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Design Resources

Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) design resources for Minnesota utilities and alternative program providers.

Dockets List
Current and recent CIP-related dockets.

Cloud-based energy efficiency data management system that allows the State, utilities, trade partners, and other stakeholders to collaborate on energy efficiency standards, programs and reporting.  Contact ESP® project manager Joe Plummer  to set up a user account or access data from ESP®.

External Links  
Web links to a variety of energy efficiency program resources.

Information about and links to documents from CIP forums hosted by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources. 

Policy Guidance, Protocols and Forms  
CIP policy guidance documents, protocols and required forms from the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources.

Project Tools
Energy efficiency measure calculators, specifications guides and references useful to utilities, utility service providers and/or end-users.

Technical Reference Manual  
A set of standardized measure specifications (or deemed savings) for calculating and reporting energy savings and cost-effectiveness.