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View Case Filings for: 2020-00016


Case Number:2020-00016
Service Type:Gas & Electric
Filing Date:1/23/2020
Category:Regular
Utilities:

Kentucky Utilities Company , Louisville Gas and Electric Company


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION OF LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY AND KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY FOR APPROVAL OF A SOLAR POWER CONTRACT AND TWO RENEWABLE POWER AGREEMENTS TO SATISFY CUSTOMER REQUESTS FOR A RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE UNDER GREEN TARIFF OPTION #3









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
12/16/2020 8:52:55 AM

Order Entered: 1. The May 8, 2020 Order, as modified by our June 18, 2020 Order, is amended to reflect the modifications discussed in this Order. 2. All other provisions of the May 8, 2020 Order, as modified by the June 18, 2020 Order, shall remain in full force and effect. 3. This case is closed and removed from the Commission’s docket.


11/12/2020 9:15:07 AM

KU-LGE Post-Hearing Brief


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company

11/10/2020 4:27:44 PM

LGE and KU submit responses to Commission Staffs Post-Hearing Request for Information


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-LGE_KU_Response_to_PSC_DR_Post-Hearing.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to PSC Staff's Post-Hearing Request for Information

11/2/2020 3:36:05 PM

20201102_PSC Notice of Filing Hearing Documents.pdf


10/29/2020 11:45:59 AM

OAG Notice Regarding Post-Hearing Data Requests and Post-Hearing Brief


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney Generals Office

20.10.29_AG_Notice_no_Brief_PHDR.pdf

Notice Regarding Post Hearing DRs and Post Hearing Brief

10/28/2020 12:14:46 PM

Data Request


10/27/2020 1:16:11 PM

Order Entered: 1. Post-hearing data requests shall be filed in the record on or before Thursday, October 29, 2020. 2. Responses to post-hearing data requests shall be filed in the record on or before Thursday, November 12, 2020. 3. Applicants shall advise the Commission on or before November 12, 2020 as to whether or not they desire to file a post-hearing brief, and if so provide the length of time desired to file the brief. 4. The Commission will establish a briefing schedule if necessary by subsequent order.


10/22/2020 1:51:07 PM

LGE and KU file Proof of Publication for public hearing


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-LGE_KU_Notice_of_Public_Hearing.pdf

LG&E and KU Proof of Publication

10/2/2020 11:51:42 AM

Preparation Documents for Request to Publish Hearing Notice


Andrea M. Fackler Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Read 1st Filing Letter - 10-2-2020 (CN 2020-00016)

2-Hearing_Notice_Publication_Request.pdf

Hearing Notice Publication Request (CN 2020-00016)

10/1/2020 7:25:30 AM

Order Entered: 1. A hearing in this matter shall be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room (Hearing Room 1) at the offices of the Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 2. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (collectively, LG&E/KU) shall give notice of the hearing in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(2)(b). 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.ky.gov" and “Public comments may be made at the beginning of the hearing. Those wishing to make oral public comments may do so by following the instructions listed on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov." At the time the notice is mailed or publication is requested, LG&E/KU shall forward a duplicate of the notice and request to the Commission. 3. Pursuant to KRS 278.360 and 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(9), a digital video transcript shall be made of the hearing.


9/18/2020 2:35:53 PM

LGE-KU Joint Testimony on Reconsideration


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

9/1/2020 1:32:10 PM

LGE-KU Comments and Informal Conference Presentation


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

8/28/2020 7:13:48 AM

20200828_PSC IC Memo.pdf


7/15/2020 7:47:51 AM

Order Entered: 1. The informal conference scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, is canceled. 2. The informal conference will be held by videoconference on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. 3. Commission Staff shall contact participants by electronic mail to provide details for joining the videoconference.


7/10/2020 8:36:06 AM

Order Entered: 1. The informal conference will be held by videoconference on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. 2. The rehearing procedural schedule established by an Order entered on June 18, 2020, is held in abeyance pending further Order by the Commission. 3. Commission Staff shall contact participants by electronic mail to provide details for joining the videoconference.


7/2/2020 10:01:57 AM

LGE-KU Motion for Informal Conference


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

6/18/2020 10:44:52 AM

Order Entered: 1. LG&E/KU's motion for rehearing is granted in part and denied in part as discussed in the findings herein. 2. Rehearing is granted to address the methodology applied during the FAC review. 3. Rehearing on the RPA modifications is denied. 4. Rehearing on the modifications to Green Tariff Option #3 is granted for the limited purpose of determining whether the May 8, 2020 Order is contrary to 807 KAR 5:041, Section 9(2), and to address energy source identification and selection. 5. Rehearing on the modifications to Green Tariff Option #3 regarding cost shifting is denied. 6. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order shall be followed for the processing of this matter on rehearing. 7. All other provisions of the Final Order not in conflict with this Order shall remain in full force and effect.


6/10/2020 4:15:59 PM

LGE-KU Reply to AG Response to Petition for Reconsideration and Clarification


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

6/8/2020 3:07:08 PM

LGE and KU submit designated materials pursuant to a May 8, 2020 Order, Ordering Paragraph No. 6


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-Application_Exhibit_1.pdf

Application Exhibit 1

3-Application_Exhibit_2.pdf

Application Exhibit 2

4-Application_Exhibit_3.pdf

Application Exhibit 3

5-Sinclair_Testimony.pdf

Sinclair Testimony

6-Exhibit_DSS-2.pdf

Exhibit DSS-2

6/5/2020 8:44:26 AM

OAGs Response to Petition for Reconsideration and Clarification


J. Michael West Office of the Attorney General

200605_Read_1st_Int.pdf

Read1st Response

AG_Response_to_petition_for_reconsideration_2020-00016.pdf

OAG's Response to Petition for Reconsideration

5/29/2020 1:28:44 PM

LGE-KU Petition for Reconsideration and Clarification


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

LGE-KU_Ptn_for_Reconsideration_and_Clarification_5-29-20.pdf

LGE-KU Ptn for Reconsideration and Clarification

5/26/2020 12:39:13 PM

Order Entered: 1. LG&E and KU's motion for an extension of time is granted. 2. The period in which LG&E and KU shall file their revised Green Tariff Option #3 and the modified RPAs with Toyota and Dow to comply with the May 8, 2020 Order is extended to 20 days following the issuance of an Order addressing the companies' motion for rehearing.


5/8/2020 1:47:43 PM

Order Entered: 1. LG&E/KU's January 23, 2020 petition for confidential treatment is granted in part and denied in part. 2. LG&E/KU's request for confidential treatment for the designated material in the January 23, 2020 petition, with the exception of the solar energy payment rate, is granted. 3. LG&E/KU's request for confidential treatment for the solar energy payment rate in the January 23, 2020 petition for confidential treatment is denied. 4. LG&E/KU's February 5, 2020 and February 26, 2020 petitions for confidential treatment are granted. 5. The materials for which LG&E/KU's request for confidential treatment has been granted shall remain confidential for five years from the date of entry of this Order. 6. Within 30 days of the date of this Order, LG&E/KU shall file a revised version of the designated materials for which confidential protection was denied, reflected as unredacted the information that has been denied confidential treatment. 7. The material for which LG&E/KU's request for confidential treatment has been denied shall neither be placed in the public record nor made available for inspection for 30 days from the date of this Order to allow LG&E/KU to seek a remedy afforded by law. 8. Use of the materials that were granted confidential treatment in any Commission proceeding shall be in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 13(9).


5/8/2020 1:00:51 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. The PPA, as set forth in the Application, is necessary to effectuate the RPAs. 2. The RPA with Toyota, subject to the modifications set forth above, is approved. 3. The RPA with Dow, subject to the modifications set forth above, is approved. 4. LG&E/KU's request to modify their respective tariffs to increase the amount of output available under renewable power agreements to 125 MW each is approved. 5. LG&E/KU shall amend their respective Green Tariff Option #3 to set forth specific terms and conditions for service on or before October 1, 2020, or in their next rate case, whichever occurs first. 6. Within 20 days from the date of entry of this order, LG&E shall file with the Commission using the Commission’s electronic tariff filing system, its revised tariff sheets as approved in this Order and reflecting that they were approved pursuant to this Order. 7. Within 20 days from the date of entry of this order, KU shall file with the Commission using the Commission’s electronic tariff filing system, its revised tariff sheets as approved in this Order and reflecting that they were approved pursuant to this Order. 8. Within 20 days from the date of entry of this order, KU shall file with the Commission using the Commission’s electronic tariff filing system, the Toyota and Dow RPAs as approved and modified herein. 9. This case is closed and removed from the Commission’s docket.


4/22/2020 3:53:30 PM

LGE-KU Reply Brief - PUBLIC VERSION


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

4/17/2020 1:43:51 PM

OAG Response Brief


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney Generals Office

20.04.16_AG_Response_Brief_2020-00016_-_FINAL.pdf

Attorney General's Response Brief

4/9/2020 4:19:42 PM

LGE-KU Brief - Public Version


Kendrick R. Riggs of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

3/26/2020 10:49:27 AM

Order Entered: 1. The hearing scheduled for April 14, 2020, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, is canceled. 2. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E/KU) shall file its brief, if any, on or before Thursday, April 9, 2020. 3. The Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, by and through the Office of Rate Intervention (Attorney General) shall file its response brief, if any, on or before Friday, April 17, 2020. 4. LG&E/KU shall file its reply brief, if any, on or before Wednesday, April 22 2020. 5. This matter stands submitted for a decision at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, on Wednesday, April 23, 2020.


3/24/2020 6:15:54 PM

The Attorney Generals Notice of Withdrawal and Substitution of Counsel


Justin M. McNeil Office of the Attorney General

McNeil_Electronic_AG_Withdrawal_and_Substitution_of_Counsel_3.24.20-signed.pdf

McNeil Notice of Withdrawal and Substitution of Counsel

3/24/2020 9:44:30 AM

LGE and KU inform the Commission of the request for publication of Hearing Notice


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-Hearing_Notice_Publication_Request.pdf

LG&E and KU request for publication of Hearing Notice

3/23/2020 4:52:02 PM

LGE and KU Responses to AGs Third Data Requests


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-LGE_KU_Responses_to_AG_DR3.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to AG's Third Data Requests

3/23/2020 4:49:29 PM

LGE and KU Supplemental Response to Commission Staffs Second Request for Information Question No. 1a


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1-Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2-LGE_KU_Supplemental_Response_to_PSC_2-1a.pdf

LG&E and KU Supplemental Response to PSC 2-1a

3/23/2020 10:53:02 AM

20200323_PSC IC Memo.pdf


3/17/2020 2:09:22 PM

Order Entered: LG&E/KU's proposed modification of the terms of service for the Green Tariff is suspended up to and including May 15, 2020.


3/17/2020 11:33:50 AM

Attorney Generals Third Data Requests


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney GeneralsOffice

AG_DR_3_2020-00016_Final.pdf

OAG's 3rd Data Requests

3/3/2020 12:56:04 PM

20200303_PSC Notice of Filing.pdf


3/2/2020 2:58:25 PM

Order Entered: 1. An informal conference will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, at the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 2. Commission Staff shall contact participants by electronic mail to provide details for joining the conference by telephone.


2/26/2020 4:02:29 PM

LGE and KU Responses to the Attorney Generals Supplemental Data Requests


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1_-_Read_1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2_-_LGE_KU_Responses_to_AG_DR2.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to AG's Supplemental Data Requests

2/26/2020 3:58:03 PM

LGE and KU Responses to the Commission Staffs Second Request for Information


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1_-_Read_1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2_-_LGE_KU_Responses_to_PSC_DR2.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to Commission Staff's Second Request for Information

2/26/2020 3:44:52 PM

Joint Petition for Confidential Protection for LGE and KU Responses to Commission Staff’s Second Request for Information and Attorney General’s Supplemental Request for Information


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

LGE_KU_Petition_for_Confidential_Protection(Second_Round_of_DRs).pdf

LG&E and KU Petition for Confidential Protection

2/21/2020 2:34:57 PM

OAGs Supplemental Data Requests


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney GeneralsOffice

AG_DR_2_2020-00016_Redacted.pdf

OAG's Redacted Supplemental Data Requests

2/20/2020 9:36:27 AM

Data Request


2/12/2020 1:00:53 PM

Order Entered: 1. LG&E/KU's application for approval of the PPA and RPAs is continued beyond the 60-day period specified in KRS 278.300(2). 2. Second requests for information to LG&E/KU shall be filed in the record on or before Friday, February 21, 2020. 3. LG&E/KU's responses to the second requests for information shall be filed in the record on or before Wednesday, February 26, 2020. 4. Third requests for information to LG&E/KU shall be filed in the record on or before Tuesday, March 17, 2020. 5. LG&E/KU's responses to the third requests for information shall be filed in the record on or before Monday, March 23, 2020. 6. A hearing in this matter shall be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room (Hearing Room 1) at the offices of the Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 7. Post-hearing briefs, it any, shall be filed on or before April 24, 2020. 8. This case shall stand submitted for a decision by the Commission effective 12:01 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on April 25, 2020. 9. LG&E/KU shall give notice of the April 14, 2020 hearing in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(2)(b). 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.ky.gov." At the time the notice is mailed or publication is requested, LG&E/KU shall forward a duplicate of the notice and request to the Commission.


2/5/2020 2:19:21 PM

LGE and KU Responses to the Attorney Generals Initial Data Requests


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1_-_Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2_-_LGE_KU_Responses_to_AG_DR1_2020-00016.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to AG's Initial Data Requests

2/5/2020 2:16:13 PM

LGE and KU Responses to the Commission Staffs Initial Request for Information, Motion for Approval to Deviate from Rule, and Joint Petition for Confidential Protection


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1_-_Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2_-_LGE_KU_Mtn_to_Deviate_From_Rule_2020-00016.pdf

LG&E and KU Motion to Deviate from Rule

3_-_LGE_KU_Petition_for_Confidential_Protection_2020-00016.pdf

LG&E and KU Petition for Confidential Protection

4_-_LGE_KU_Responses_to_PSC_DR1_2020-00016.pdf

LG&E and KU Responses to Commission Staff's Initial Request for Information

2/4/2020 11:09:25 AM

OAGs Waiver of Service by U.S. Mail


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney GeneralsOffice

Waiver_of_Service.pdf

OAG Waiver of Service by US Mail

2/4/2020 10:47:30 AM

Order Entered: 1. The motion of the Attorney General to intervene is granted. 2. The Attorney General shall be entitled to the full rights of a party and shall be served with the Commission's Orders and with filed testimony, exhibits, pleadings, correspondence, and all other documents submitted by parties after the date of this Order. 3. The Attorney General shall comply with all provisions of the Commission's regulations, 807 KAR 5:001 , Section 8, related to the service and electronic filing of documents. 4. The Attorney General shall adhere to the procedural schedule set forth in the Commission's January 28, 2020 Order and as amended by subsequent Orders. 5. Pursuant to 807 KAR 5:001 , Section 8(9), within seven days of entry of this Order, the Attorney General shall tile a written statement with the Commission that: a. Certifies that it, or its agent, possesses the facilities to receive electronic transmissions; and b. Sets forth the electronic mail address to which all electronic notices and messages related to this proceeding should be served.


1/31/2020 3:32:50 PM

OAGs Initial Data Requests


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney GeneralsOffice

AG_DR_1_2020-00016.pdf

OAG's Initial Data Requests

1/31/2020 12:43:17 PM

Data Request


1/28/2020 5:41:29 PM

OAGs Motion to Intervene


Larry Cook Kentucky Attorney GeneralsOffice

Mot_Intervene.pdf

OAG's Motion to Intervene

1/28/2020 2:58:42 PM

Order Entered: 1. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order shall be followed in this proceeding. 2. a. Responses to requests for information in paper medium shall be appropriately bound, tabbed, and indexed. Electronic documents shall be in portable document format (PDF), shall be searchable and shall be appropriately bookmarked. Each response shall include the name of the witness responsible for responding to questions related to the information provided, with an original in paper medium and an electronic version to the Commission. b. Each response shall be answered under oath or, for representatives of a public or private corporation or a partnership or an association or a governmental agency, be accompanied by a signed certification of the preparer or person supervising the preparation of the response on behalf of the entity that the response is true and accurate to the best of that person's knowledge, information, and belief formed after a reasonable inquiry. c. A party shall make timely amendment to any prior response if it obtains information that indicates that the response was incorrect when made or, though correct when made, is now incorrect in any material respect. d. For any request to which a party fails or refuses to furnish all or part of the requested information that party shall provide a written explanation of the specific grounds for its failure to completely and precisely respond.


1/27/2020 12:34:38 PM

Order Entered: 1. A formal conference in this matter shall be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room (Hearing Room 1) at the offices of the Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky. 2. LG&E/KU shall have David S. Sinclair and Robert M. Conroy present at the conference. 3. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss known and anticipated issues of fact and law relevant to LG&E/KU's application for the RPAs, proposed discovery and briefing deadlines, and dates on which a final hearing can be held.


1/23/2020 9:55:38 AM

APPLICATION OF LOUISVILLE GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY AND KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY FOR APPROVAL OF A SOLAR POWER CONTRACT AND TWO RENEWABLE POWER AGREEMENTS TO SATISFY CUSTOMER REQUESTS FOR A RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE UNDER GREEN TARIFF OPTION #3


Rick E. Lovekamp Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company

1_-_Read1st.pdf

Cover Letter

2_-_Motion_For_Conference.pdf

LG&E and KU Motion for Conference

3_-_Petition_for_Confidential_Protection.pdf

LG&E and KU Petition for Confidential Protection

4_-_Application_and_Exhibits.pdf

LG&E and KU Application and Exhibits

5_-_Testimony_and_Exhibits.pdf

LG&E an KU Testimony and Exhibits

1/16/2020 3:27:24 PM

20200116_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


1/16/2020

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company Notice of Intent to File an Application for Approval of a Solar Power Contract and Renewable Power Agreements Using Electronic Filing Procedures


20200116_KU and LGE Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

KU and LGE Notice of Intent and Election