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View Case Filings for: 2014-00455


Case Number:2014-00455
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:2/5/2015
Category:Fuel Adjustment Clause
Utilities:

Big Rivers Electric Corporation


Case Nature:

AN EXAMINATION OF THE APPLICATION OF THE FUEL ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE OF BIG RIVERS ELECTRIC CORPORATION FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2012 THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2014









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
1/28/2019 10:28:57 AM

Order Entered: 1. BREC's February 20, 2015 petition for confidential protection is granted. 2. The designated materials in BREC's responses to Items 5, 6, 9, and 11 shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for two years, or until further Orders of this Commission. 3. The designated materials in BREC's responses to Items 25, with the exception of the attachment to Item 25(b)(iv) shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for one year, or until further Orders of this Commission. 4. The designated materials in BREC's responses to Items 25(b)(iv) shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for an indefinite period, or until further Orders of this Commission. 5. Use of the designated materials in any Commission proceeding shall be in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 13(9). 6. BREC shall inform the Commission if the designated materials become publicly available or no longer qualify for confidential treatment. 7. If a non-party to this proceeding requests to inspect the designated materials granted confidential treatment by this Order and the period during which the materials have been granted confidential treatment has not expired, BREC shall have 30 days from receipt of written notice of the request to demonstrate that the materials still fall within the exclusions from disclosure requirements established in KRS 61.878.


7/27/2015 2:21:29 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. The charges and credits applied by Big Rivers through the FAC for the period November 1, 2012, to October 31 , 2014, are approved. 2. Big Rivers' continued use of the existing base fuel cost of 20.932 mills per kWh is approved. 3. All provisions of the Stipulation, set forth in the Appendix to this Order, are approved. 4. The MISO charges and credits included by Big Rivers in its FAC calculation are approved, subject to the limitation of power purchase recovery to Big Rivers' highest cost generating unit available to be dispatched during the expense month. 5. Big Rivers shall make no change to the MISO charges and credits included in the calculation of its FAC without Commission authorization. 6. Within 20 days of approval of the Stipulation by RUS, Big Rivers shall file with the Commission , using the Commission's electronic Tariff Filing System, its FAC tariff sheets setting out the revisions approved herein and reflecting that they were approved pursuant to this Order. 7. Big Rivers' motion to strike KIUC's Notice of Additional Authority is denied as moot.


6/12/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Post Hearing Data Response


6/8/2015 2:16:21 PM

Notice of Filing Hearing Documents


6/2/2015

Kurt Boehm Signature Page


6/1/2015 2:50:48 PM

Memorandum dated 06/01/2015 for Informal Conference of 06/01/2015; Comments, if any, due within seven days of receipt


6/1/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Affidavit of Lindsey N. Barron


5/29/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Motion and Testimony


5/21/2015 2:15:21 PM

Order Entered: Parties' request for a suspension of the deadline for the filing of rebuttal testimony until such time as this settlement agreement is filed is granted.


5/8/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Affidavit of Lane Kollen


5/8/2015

AG's Response to Big Rivers Electric Data Request


5/7/2015

KIUC Inc. Response to Big Rivers Electric Corp. Request for Information


5/7/2015

KIUC Inc. Response to Request for Information


5/6/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Item 3d of KIUC Information Request - Vols. 1a, 1b and 2


5/6/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Item 3d of KIUC Information Request - Vols. 1a, 1b and 2


5/6/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Item 3d of KIUC Information Request - Vols. 1a, 1b and 2


4/30/2015 2:51:27 PM

Order Entered: 1. Big Rivers' March 20, 2015 and April 14, 2015 motions to deviate are granted to the to the extent that Big Rivers may submit its responses to KlUC's First Request, Items 1, 2, 3.C., 4, 5, and 7, in electronic format. 2. Big Rivers shall file one original of its response to KlUC's First Request, Item 3.d., in paper format within seven days of the date of this Order's issuance.


4/24/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Lindsey Barron Verification


4/24/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Request for Information from AG


4/24/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Request for Information from KIUC


4/22/2015 1:53:03 PM

COMMISSION STAFF'S INITIAL REQUEST FOR INFORMATION TO KENTUCKY INDUSTRIAL UTILITY CUSTOMERS. INC.


4/14/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Motion for Deviation


4/14/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to KIUC


4/13/2015

Direct Testimony and Exhibits of Lane Kollen


4/8/2015 1:49:16 PM

Order Entered: motion is granted, and the Attorney General is hereby made a party to these proceedings.


4/7/2015 1:33:57 PM

Order Entered: KlUC's motion to compel is granted. 2. Within seven days from the date of this Order, Big Rivers shall provide a response to KlUC's First Request, Item 1.


4/6/2015

AG's Motion to Intervene


4/3/2015

KIUC's Reply to Big Rivers Response to Motion to Compel


4/1/2015 2:32:12 PM

Order Entered: 1. The current procedural schedule as established by the Commission's March 9, 2015 Order shall be amended as agreed to by the parties at the March 26, 2015 telephonic informal conference. 2. All parties shall adhere to the procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order.


4/1/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Motion to Compel


3/30/2015 10:59:24 AM

Memorandum dated 03/30/2015 for Informal Conference of 03/26/2015; Comments, if any, due within seven days of receipt


3/26/2015

KIUC Motion to Compel and Request for Procedural Conference


3/24/2015 1:53:50 PM

Order Entered: A hearing In this matter shall be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Easten Daylight Time, In Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 2. Big Rivers Electric Corporation shall publish notice of the scheduled hearing In accordance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(2)(b), no more than 21 days and no less than seven days before the day of the scheduled hearing. In addition, the notice of hearing shall Include the following statement: "This hearing will be streamed live and may be viewed on the PSC website, psc.kv.gov." 3. The official record of these proceedings shall be by video only. 4. Any request to cancel or postpone this hearing shall be made by motion filed with the Commission at least one week before the hearing Is scheduled to commence.


3/20/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Motion for Deviation


3/20/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to KIUC's Request for Information


3/20/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Revised Response to Item 40 of First Request for Information


3/20/2015

Big Rivers Response to Request for Information


3/12/2015

KIUC Response to Motion to Strike


3/9/2015 3:10:48 PM

Order Entered: 1. KIUC's motion to amend the procedural schedule is granted. 2. All parties shall adhere to the procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order. 3. All other provisions of the Commission's February 5, 2015 Order shall remain in full force and effect.


3/9/2015

KIUC Inc. First Set of Data Requests


3/9/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Motion to Strike


3/6/2015 11:13:51 AM

COMMISSION STAFF'S SECOND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION TO BIG RIVERS ELECTRIC CORPORATION


3/2/2015

KIUC Motion to Amend Procedural Schedule


2/25/2015

KIUC Notice of Additional Authority


2/20/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp Petition for Confidential Treatment


2/20/2015

Big Rivers Electric Corp Response to First Request for Information, Including Testimony of Mark McAdams, Murray O'Bryan and Nicholas Castlen


2/19/2015 12:22:19 PM

Order Entered: 1. Case No. 2014-00230 is consolidated with Case No. 2014-00455. All future filings relating to any issue in either case shall contain the styles of both cases and shall be filed in Case No. 2014-00455. 2. Case No. 2014-00230 shall remain on the Commission's docket until such time as a final order is entered in these consolidated cases. 3. All parties to Case No. 2014-00230 are deemed to be parties to Case No. 2014-00455.


2/5/2015 2:02:15 PM

Order Entered: 1. Big Rivers shall appear in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, on April 7, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, to submit itself to examination on the application of its Fuel Adjustment Clause ("FAC") from November 1, 2012, to October 31, 2014. 2. Not less than seven days nor more than 21 days prior to the scheduled hearing, BIG RIVERS shall publish in a newspaper of general circulation in each area in which it provides service notice of the purpose, time, place, and date of the scheduled hearing. 3. BIG RIVERS shall file with the Commission no later than April 3, 2015, proof of publication of its notice for the hearing. 4. The Commission adopts the procedural schedule set forth in Appendix A to this Order, which is incorporated by reference herein. 5. a. BIG RIVERS shall file with the Commission, on or before February 20, 201 5, its responses to all requests for information listed in Appendix B. A copy of the responses to requests for information submitted in paper format, as required under 807 KAR 5:001, Section 8(3), shall be appropriately bound, tabbed and indexed and shall include the name of the witness responsible for responding to the questions related to the information provided. b. Each response shall be answered under oath or be accompanied by a signed certification of the preparer