Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer, left, speaks on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, during commission discussion of an Xcel Energy electric rate increase at a commission meeting in the agency's ... more 
Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer, left, speaks on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, during commission discussion of an Xcel Energy electric rate increase at a commission meeting in the agency's hearing room on the 12th floor of the North Dakota state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. Listening on the right is Tony Clark, the PSC chairman. Xcel Energy provides electricity to Fargo, West Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and some smaller North Dakota communities. (AP Photo/Dale Wetzel) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dale Wetzel
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 10:09 PM EST