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View Case Filings for: 2016-00409


Case Number:2016-00409
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:11/28/2016
Category:Regular
Utilities:

Big Rivers Electric Corporation



Case Nature:

APPLICATION OF BIG RIVERS ELECTRIC CORPORATION FOR AN ORDER DECLARING THE CONSTRUCTION OF SEVEN SOLAR POWER FACILITIES TO BE ORDINARY EXTENSIONS OF EXISTING SYSTEMS IN THE USUAL COURSE OF BUSINESS









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3/30/2017

Final Order Entered: 1. The Solar Facilities as proposed and discussed herein are properly classified as an ordinary extension of existing systems in the usual course of business, and a CPCN, pursuant to KRS 278.020(1) is not required for their constructions. 2. Big Rivers' request to submit the case for a decision based upon the existing record, is granted. 3. Big Rivers shall file a report within three months of the date of this Order setting forth whether it received a REAP grant and the amount of the REAP grant that was awarded to Big Rivers or, if Big Rivers does not receive a REAP grant, stating whether it will proceed with the proposed project. If Big Rivers has not received a decision on the REAP grant within three months of the date of this Order, Big Rivers shall file a report stating the expected date of a decision and will file reports every three months until a decision is made regarding the REAP grant. 4. Big Rivers shall file a report to notify the Commission when each of the seven Solar Facilities has been constructed. 5. Any documents filed in the future pursuant to ordering paragraphs 3 and 4 herein shall reference this case number and shall be retained in the utility's general correspondence files. 6. The Executive Director is delegated authority to grant reasonable extension of time for the filing of any documents required by ordering paragraphs 3 and 4 of this Order upon Big Rivers' showing of good cause.

PSC_ORDER

2/24/2017

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Letter to Submit Based on the Record

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Letter to Submit Based on the Record

2/20/2017

Order Entered: 1. Big Rivers' petition for confidential protection for designated material contained in its response to Staff's First Request, Item 10.b., is granted. 2. The designated material set forth in Big Rivers' response to Staff's First Request, Item 10.b., 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. 3. Use of the material in question in any Commission proceeding shall be in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 13(9). 4. Big Rivers shall inform the Commission if the material in question becomes publicly available or no longer qualifies for confidential treatment. 5. If a non-party to this proceeding requests to inspect material granted confidential treatment by this Order and the period during which the material has been granted confidential treatment has not expired, then Big Rivers shall have 20 days from receipt of written notice of the request to demonstrate that the material still falls within the exclusions from disclosure requirements established in KRS 61.878. If Big Rivers is unable to make such demonstration, the requested material shall be made available for inspection. Otherwise, the Commission shall deny the request for inspection.

PSC_ORDER

1/31/2017

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Request for Information and Petition for Confidential Treatment

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Request for Information

1/31/2017

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Response to Request for Information and Petition for Confidential Treatment

Big Rivers Electric Corp. Petition for Confidential Treatment

1/13/2017

Commission Staff's Initial Request for Information to Big Rivers Electric Corporation

DATA_REQUEST

1/5/2017

Order Entered: 1. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix, which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, shall be followed. 2. a. Responses to requests for information 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, with copies to all parties of record and ten copies to the Commission. b. Each response shall be under oath or, for representatives of a public or private corporation or a partnership or 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 which 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. e. Careful attention should be given to copied material to ensure that it is legible.

PSC_ORDER

12/2/2016

No Deficiency Letter

PSC No Deficiency Letter

11/29/2016

Acknowledge Receipt of Filing

PSC Acknowledgement Letter

11/28/2016

Big Rivers Electric Corporation Application for an Order Declaring the Construction of Seven Solar Power Facilities to be Ordinary Extensions of Existing Systems in the Usual Course of Business

Big Rivers Electric Corporation Application