The BCUC has issued a letter requesting input regarding the FEI's natural gas acquisition
The BCUC has issued a letter to BC Hydro and FortisBC Energy Inc. ("FEI") seeking their comments on six (6) energy scenarios.
The Coalition to Reduce Electropollution ("CORE") is submitting an application to the BCUC to reconsider the BCUC's decision (Exhibit A-14) declining CORE's request for an extension to the regulatory timetable and republication of the public notice ("the Decision).
Creative Energy is seeking approval from the BCUC for its application for Rates for the Core Steam system and Northeast False Creek ("NEFC") service areas for 2022.
Creative Energy is seeking applying for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity ("CPCN") to implement a project to electrify a portion of their Core Steam system's base load steam generation to delier low-carbon energy. The CPCN includes request for approval to construct and operate the electric steam plant and substation, and costs to be incurred by Creative Energy pursuant to BC Hydro's Tarrif Supplement No. 6 to fund further studies and construction of the BC.
The BCUC is seeking feedback and commentary on a draft proposed rules of the practice and procedure for Participant Cost Award ("PCA") applications. The BCUC considered its current Participant Assistance/Cost Award ("PACA") Guidelines in drafting these proposed rules.
In the accompanying reasons for decision to Order G-153-21, the BCUC Panel identified a number of operational concerns, including issues related to the safety and reliability of the Hemlock System. As such, the BCUC has determined that a hearing to further investigate the safety and reliability of Hemlock's electrical distribution system, system assets, and customer service related issues is warranted.
BCUC is initiating a Generic Cost of Capital proceeding that will discuss requiring certain regulated entities to participate and submit evidence in support of an appropriate cost of capital, continue using a Benchmark Utility to set rates for BC utiltiies, re-establishing the Automatic Adjustment Mechanism ("AAM") formula for Return on Equity ("ROE") and establishing methodology for deemed interest rates.
Nelson Hydro is seeking approval for a Cost of Service Analysis ("COSA"), which details a proposal to change the rural residential rate structuure. The analysis includes rate design principles, historical and regulatory considerations, ratepayer input, and jurisdictional comparisons.
BCUC is initiating an inquiry into the regulation of safety, stemming from recent inquiries that have identified a lack of clarity with respect to the BCUC's jurisdiction over safety in operation of BC's regulated energy systems.
BCUC is initiating a public hearing to review the Thermal Energy Systems Regulatory Framework Guidelines ("TES Guidelines"), previously issued on August 28, 2014 with amendments on March 2, 2015. BCUC determined a review is warranted as five (5) years have elapsed since the last issuance. This review provides an opportunity to assess changes in the thermal energy market, lessons learned, and any other matters relevant to thermal energy systems.
BC Hydro seeks an order from the Commission establishing fiscal 2023 pricing principles for its Rate Schedule 1101, 1121 - Residential Service (RS 1101). RS 1101 is commonly referred to as the residential inclining block rate. RS 1101 includes three charges: a daily Basic Charge; a per kilowatt hour (kWh) Step 1 Energy Charge; and a higher per kWh Step 2 Energy Charge.
BC Hydro is seeking approval from the BCUC for its application, pursuant to Section 44.2 of the Utilities Commmission Act ("UCA"), for implementation of the John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project.
BC Hydro is filing their 2021 Integrated Resource Plan Application, in accordance with BCUC Order No. G-28-21. The 2021 Integrated Resource Plan was approved by the BC Hydro Board of Directors on 2021-Dec-03.
BC Hydro is filing an application to the BCUC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity ("CPCN") for the Mainwaring Substation Upgrade Project.
BC Hydro is submitting an application to the BCUC for Certificates of Public Convenience and Neccesity ("CPCN") for the Bridge River (Units 1 to 4) Generator Replacement Project and the Bridge River Transmission Project.
BC Hydro is submitting an application on August 31, 2021 for its Fiscal 2023 to 2025 Revenue Requirements Application ("RRA") and is proposing a regulatory process for review of the RRA.
BC Hydro is seeking approval for rate schedules 25 kilowatt ("kW"), 50 kW, and 100 kW public electric vehicle fast charging services, for use of public fast charging of electric vehicles. BC Hydro is also seeking approval of the proposed rate schedules on a non-refundable and non-collectible basis for April 1, 2021 to take affect on May 1, 2021.