ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Nancy Lange to the Public Utilities Commission. Nancy Lange will replace Phyllis Reha. Nancy Lange’s term will begin on March 4, 2013 and extend through January 7, 2019.
Ms. Lange has over two decades of experience advancing clean energy policies and practices in Minnesota. Currently, she is Manager of Policy and Engagement at the Center for Energy and Environment's Innovation Exchange. At CEE, Ms. Lange works to advance energy efficiency research and programs and build connections with other professionals working on the next generation of energy solutions.
Prior to joining CEE, Ms. Lange, served as Energy Program Director at the Izaak Walton League of America, a national conservation organization dedicated to preserving America’s natural resources, including the advancement of a clean energy economy in the Upper Midwest.
Ms. Lange holds a B.S. from Iowa State University and a M.A. in Public Affairs from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She lives in Minnetonka, MN with her husband and two daughters.
The Public Utilities Commission is responsible for regulating telephone, electricity, and natural gas services in Minnesota. The mission of the Public Utilities Commission is, “to create and maintain a regulatory environment that ensures safe, reliable, and efficient utility services at fair and reasonable rates.”