BC Utilities Commission

Inquiry into the Acquisition of Renewable Natural Gas by Public Utilities in British Columbia – Phase 2

In Progress

The BCUC launched Phase 2 of its inquiry into the acquisition of renewable natural gas (RNG) by public utilities in BC (RNG Inquiry) to further examine issues arising in Phase 1 about how RNG can be acquired, to provide the opportunity to respond to the submissions received in Phase 1, and to allow for submissions on questions raised in the Final Phase 1 Report.

Timetable

Subject Date
Intervener Argument Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Intervener Reply Argument Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Hearing and Other Documents

This section can include a list of all exhibits issued in the proceeding and the BCUC's final decision.

Title Document Description
EXHIBIT LIST Updated: January 26, 2022 @ 4:47 pm
Final Report - Phase 1 Final Report - Phase 1 July 28, 2022
*_Link to Phase 1 Proceeding Page Link to Phase 1 Proceeding Page

Exhibits

A Exhibits — BCUC Documents

A Exhibits are issued by the BCUC and can include panel appointment letters, procedural orders, and information requests. A2 exhibits are added to the proceeding by BCUC staff. These can include staff reports, consultant reports, or other relevant evidence filed outside of the proceeding.

Date Title Document Description
July 28, 2022 A-1 Letter dated July 28, 2022 – BCUC appointing the Panel for the Inquiry into the Acquisition of Renewable Natural Gas by Public Utilities in British Columbia – Phase 2
July 28, 2022 A-2 Letter dated July 28, 2022 – BCUC Order G-213-22 establishing a regulatory timetable
September 15, 2022 A-3 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – BCUC Order G-258-22 amending the regulatory timetable
October 04, 2022 A-4 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – BCUC Order G-276-22 amending the regulatory timetable
November 01, 2022 A-5 Letter dated November 1, 2022 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to CEC on Evidence
November 01, 2022 A-6 Letter dated November 1, 2022 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to RCIA on Evidence
November 08, 2022 A-7 Letter dated November 8, 2022 – BCUC Order G-322-22 amending the regulatory timetable
December 02, 2022 A-8 Letter dated December 2, 2022 – BCUC response to CEC extension request to file responses to MoveUP Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
December 06, 2022 A-9 Letter dated December 6, 2022 – BCUC Order G-353-22 establishing a further regulatory timetable
December 23, 2022 A-10 Letter dated December 23, 2022 – BCUC Order G-387-22 with Reasons for Decisions
January 12, 2023 A-11 Letter dated January 12, 2023 – BCUC Order G-5-23 establishing a further regulatory timetable
October 18, 2022 A2-1 Letter dated October 18, 2022 – BCUC Staff submission to Registered Interveners

C Exhibits — Intervener Documents

C Exhibits are issued by registered interveners and can include information requests, submissions on process, and other evidence. To see the list of interveners in this proceeding, please click the "Intervener List" heading below.



Date Title Document Description
August 24, 2022 C1-1 BC SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION (BCSEA) - Letter dated August 24, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Thomas Hackney
August 30, 2022 C1-2 Letter dated August 30, 2022 – BCSEA submitting do not intend to file evidence
September 05, 2022 C1-3 Letter dated September 5, 2022 – BCSEA submitting response to Order G-212-22 Reasons for Decision Questions
September 30, 2022 C1-4 Letter dated September 30, 2022 – BCSEA submitting reply comments to Order G-212-22 Reasons for Decision Questions
October 30, 2022 C1-5 Letter dated October 30, 2022 – BCSEA submitting Information Request No. 1 to CEC
October 30, 2022 C1-6 Letter dated October 30, 2022 – BCSEA submitting Information Request No. 1 to RCIA
December 13, 2022 C1-7 Letter dated December 13, 2022 – BCSEA submitting comment regarding FEI adjournment request
August 16, 2022 C2-1 MOVEMENT OF UNITED PROFESSIONALS (MOVEUP) – Letter dated August 16, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Jim Quail
August 30, 2022 C2-2 Letter dated August 30, 2022 – MoveUP submitting do not intend to file evidence
September 15, 2022 C2-3 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – MoveUP response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 27, 2022 C2-4 Letter dated October 27, 2022 – MoveUP submitting Information Request No. 1 to CEC
December 13, 2022 C2-5 Letter dated December 13, 2022 – MoveUP submitting comment regarding FEI adjournment request
August 24, 2022 C3-1 DIRECT ENERGY (DIRECT ENERGY) – Letter dated August 24, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Nicole Black
September 15, 2022 C3-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – Direct Energy response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
August 26, 2022 C4-1 GNAR INC - SUSTAINABLE HOME DESIGN (GNAR) – Letter dated August 26, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Edgar Dearden
September 15, 2022 C4-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – GNAR submitting extension request to file responses to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
September 01, 2022 C5-1 PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS LTD. (PNG) – Letter dated September 1, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Verlon Otto
September 15, 2022 C5-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – PNG response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
December 13, 2022 C5-3 Letter dated December 13, 2022 – PNG submitting comment regarding FEI adjournment request
September 01, 2022 C6-1 BRITISH COLUMBIA OLD AGE PENSIONERS’ ORGANIZATION, DISABILITY ALLIANCE BC, COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS’ ORGANIZATIONS OF BC, AND THE TENANT RESOURCE AND ADVISORY CENTRE (BCOAPO) – Letter dated September 1, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Irina Mis
September 15, 2022 C6-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – BCOAPO submitting extension request to file response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
September 20, 2022 C6-3 Letter dated September 20, 2022 – BCOAPO submitting response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 04, 2022 C6-4 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – BCOAPO submitting reply submission to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
December 13, 2022 C6-5 Letter dated December 13, 2022 – BCOAPO submitting comment regarding FEI adjournment request
September 01, 2022 C7-1 NEWT ENERGY INC. (NEWT) – Letter dated September 1, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Dale Leier
September 15, 2022 C7-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – NEWT response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 04, 2022 C7-3 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – NEWT submitting reply submission to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
August 30, 2022 C8-1 COMMERCIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (CEC) – Letter dated August 30, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by David Craig
September 01, 2022 C8-2 Letter dated September 1, 2022 – CEC submitting does intend to file evidence
September 15, 2022 C8-3 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – CEC submitting extension request to file response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
September 20, 2022 C8-4 Letter dated September 20, 2022 – CEC submitting response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 04, 2022 C8-5 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – CEC submitting reply submission to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 18, 2022 C8-6 Letter dated October 18, 2022 – CEC submitting intervener evidence to Phase 2
November 01, 2022 C8-7 Letter dated November 1, 2022 – CEC submitting Information Request No. 1 to RCIA
November 14, 2022 C8-8 Letter dated November 14, 2022 – CEC submitting responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
November 15, 2022 C8-8-1 Letter dated November 15, 2022 – CEC submitting errata to responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
November 14, 2022 C8-9 Letter dated November 14, 2022 – CEC submitting responses to BCSEA Information Request No. 1
December 01, 2022 C8-10 Letter dated December 1, 2022 – CEC submitting extension request to file responses to MoveUP Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
December 02, 2022 C8-11 Letter dated December 1, 2022 – CEC submitting responses to MoveUP Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
September 01, 2022 C9-1 RESIDENTIAL CONSUMER INTERVENER ASSOCIATION (RCIA)– Letter dated September 01, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Rory MacGregor
September 01, 2022 C9-2 Letter dated September 1, 2022 – RCIA submitting does intend to file evidence
September 15, 2022 C9-3 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – RCIA response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 04, 2022 C9-4 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – RCIA submitting reply submission to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
October 04, 2022 C9-5 Letter dated October 4, 2022 – RCIA submitting extension request to file expert evidence
October 12, 2022 C9-6 Letter dated October 12, 2022 – RCIA submitting Intervener expert evidence
October 31, 2022 C9-7 Letter dated October 31, 2022 – RCIA submitting no further comments on evidence
November 07, 2022 C9-8 Letter dated November 7, 2022 – RCIA submitting extension request to file Information Requests No. 1 on Evidence
November 29, 2022 C9-9 Letter dated November 29, 2022 – RCIA submitting responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
November 29, 2022 C9-10 Letter dated November 29, 2022 – RCIA submitting responses to CEC Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
November 29, 2022 C9-11 Letter dated November 29, 2022 – RCIA submitting responses to BCSEA Information Request No. 1 on Evidence
December 12, 2022 C9-12 Letter dated December 12, 2022 – RCIA submitting comment regarding FEI adjournment request
September 01, 2022 C10-1 FORTISBC ENERGY INC. (FEI) – Letter dated September 1, 2022 submitting request for Intervener Status by Diane Roy
September 15, 2022 C10-2 Letter dated September 15, 2022 – FEI submitting extension request to file response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
September 20, 2022 C10-3 Letter dated September 20, 2022 – FEI submitting response to questions and topics in the Phase 1 Final Report
November 01, 2022 C10-4 Letter dated November 1, 2022 – FEI submitting no Information Requests on Evidence
December 01, 2022 C10-5 Letter dated December 1, 2022 – FEI submitting response to EMLCI Letter of Comment and request to suspend the Inquiry
December 20, 2022 C10-6 Letter dated December 20, 2022 – FEI submitting reply submission regarding adjournment request

D Exhibits — Interested Party Documents

D Exhibits include interested party registration forms. Registered interested parties receive email notifications when public information is posted during a BCUC proceeding.

Date Title Document Description
August 06, 2022 D-1 NEWT ENERGY INC. (NEWT ENERGY) - Submission dated August 6, 2022 request for Interested Party Status by D. Leier
August 18, 2022 D-2 MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY (MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT) - Submission dated August 18, 2022 request for Interested Party Status by A. Sarauer
August 23, 2022 D-3 RESIDENTIAL CONSUMER INTERVENER ASSOCIATION (RCIA)– Letter dated August 23, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Abdulrahman Abomazid
August 24, 2022 D-4 CONTINUAL MARKETS (CONTINUAL MARKETS)– Letter dated August 24, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Michael Cadotte
August 25, 2022 D-5 ENBRIDGE GAS (ENBRIDGE)– Letter dated August 25, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Patrick McMahon
August 25, 2022 D-6 COMMUNITY ENERGY ASSOCIATION (COMMUNITY ENERGY)– Letter dated August 25, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Dale Littlejohn
August 31, 2022 D-7 MY SEA TO SKY (MS2S) – Letter dated August 31, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Eoin Finn
September 02, 2022 D-8 INTEGRATED GAS RECOVERY SERVICES (IGRS) – Letter dated September 2, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Graham Guest
September 25, 2022 D-9 CONSCIOUS ENERGY SERVICES (CES) – Letter dated September 25, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Hugh Prodan
September 26, 2022 D-10 ENTROPY INC. (ENTROPY) – Letter dated September 26, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Erik Petursson
December 02, 2022 D-11 METRO VANCOUVER (METROVAN) – Letter dated December 6, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status by Roger Quan
November 28, 2022 D-12 BROID, D. (BROID) – Letter dated November 28, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status
January 25, 2023 D-13 CRAIG, C. (CRAIG) – Letter dated January 25, 2022 submitting request for Interested Party Status

E Exhibits — Letters of Comment

E Exhibits are from individuals, organizations, and groups that submit a Letter of Comment to share their views, opinions, and insights about an application or matter under review by the BCUC.

Date Title Document Description
August 16, 2022 E-1 PEDERSEN, D. (PEDERSEN) – Letter of Comment dated August 16, 2022
November 18, 2022 E-2 MINISTRY OF ENERGY, MINES AND LOW CARBON INNOVATION (EMLCI) – Letter of Comment dated November 18, 2022 submitted by staff
November 25, 2022 E-3 VANCOUVER AIRPORT AUTHORITY (VAA) - Letter of Comment dated November 25, 2022
December 02, 2022 E-4 METRO VANCOUVER (METROVAN) - Letter of Comment dated December 2, 2022 regarding EMLCI Letter of Comment
December 02, 2022 E-5 ADVANCED BIOFUELS CANADA (ADVANCED BIOFUELS) - Letter of Comment dated December 2, 2022 regarding EMLCI Letter of Comment

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