Kentucky Public Service Commission

View Case Filings for: 2017-00121

Case Number:2017-00121
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:3/21/2017

Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Case Nature:

Alleged Failure to Comply with KRS 278.042

Case Filings
7/5/2017 11:30:33 AM

Receipt of Payment

6/19/2017 10:17:34 AM

Final Order Entered: 1. The Stipulation is adopted and approved in its entirety as a complete resolution of all issues in this case. 2. The formal hearing in this matter scheduled for Thursday, July 6, 2017, is cancelled. 3. As a result of the January 20, 2017 incident, Owen Electric agrees to pay a civil penalty, pursuant to KRS 278.990, in the amount of $2,500. 4. Owen Electric shall pay the amount of $2,500 within 30 days of the date of this Order by cashier's check or money order to be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer and to be mailed or delivered to the Public Service Commission, Office of General Counsel, 211 Sower Boulevard, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602. 5. Upon payment of $2,500 by Owen Electric, this case shall be closed and removed from the Commission's docket without further Order of the Commission.

6/12/2017 2:19:39 PM

Stipulation of Facts and Settlement Agreement

6/1/2017 10:04:22 AM

Memorandum dated 5/31/2017 for Informal Conference of 5/17/2017; Comments, if any, due within five days of receipt

5/5/2017 11:54:08 AM

Order Entered: 1. Owen Electric's request for an informal conference is granted. 2. An informal conference shall be held on May 17, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, at the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of discussing the issues in this case.


Owen Electric Coop. Inc. Response and Request for IC

3/21/2017 1:59:05 PM

Order Entered: 1. Owen Electric shall submit to the Commission a written response to the allegations contained in the Staff Report within 20 days of the date of this Order. 2. Owen Electric shall appear on July 6, 2017, at 9:00a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purposes of presenting evidence concerning the alleged violation of KRS 278.042, the 2012 edition of the NESC, and Owen Electric's Safety Manual and showing cause why it should not be subject to the penalties prescribed in KRS 278.990(1) for the alleged violation. 3. The July 6, 2017 hearing shall be recorded by digital video recording only. 4. The Staff Report in the Appendix to this Order is made a part of the record in this case. 5. At the scheduled hearing in this matter, Owen Electric shall also present evidence on the adequacy, safety, and reasonableness of its practices related to the construction, installation, and repair of electric facilities as they relate to the facts of this case and whether such practices require revision as related to this incident. 6. Any requests for an informal conference with Commission Staff shall be set forth in writing and filed with the Commission within 20 days of the date of this Order.