BC Utilities Commission

Generic Cost of Capital Stage 2

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The BCUC has initiated a proceeding to address which utility is to be a Benchmark Utility or whether there should be a Benchmark Utility for some or all other utilities in BC and whether each utility’s allowed return on equity and deemed capital structure should be individually determined. This is stage 2 of the BCUC's Generic Cost of Capital proceeding.

Timetable

Subject Date
New utilities and intervener registrations Tuesday, April 16, 2024
BCUC Information Request (IR) No. 1 on utilities’ evidence Thursday, May 2, 2024
Utility and Intervener IR No. 1 on utilities’ evidence Thursday, May 9, 2024
Utilities responses to IR No. 1 Thursday, May 30, 2024
BCUC notice of remaining regulatory timetable Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Letters of comment deadline - No IR No. 2 Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Utilities final Argument - No IR No. 2 Wednesday, July 3, 2024
BCUC IR No. 2 on utilities’ evidence - With IR No. 2 Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Utility and Intervener IR No. 2 on utilities’ evidence - With IR No. 2 Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Intervener final argument - No IR No. 2 Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Utilities reply argument - No IR No. 2 Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Utilities responses to IR No. 2 - With IR No. 2 Wednesday, August 7, 2024
Letters of comment deadline - With IR No. 2 Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Utilities final argument - With IR No. 2 Wednesday, August 21, 2024
Intervener final argument - With IR No. 2 Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Utilities reply argument - With IR No. 2 Wednesday, September 18, 2024

Hearing and Other Documents

Title Document Description
EXHIBIT LIST Updated: April 5, 2024 @ 10:44 am

Exhibits

A Exhibits - BCUC Documents

Date Title Document Description
September 05, 2023 A-32 Letter dated September 5, 2023 – BCUC Order G-237-23 establishing a regulatory timetable for Stage 2 of the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) Generic Cost of Capital (GCOC) proceeding
September 20, 2023 A-33 Letter dated September 20, 2023 – BCUC amending the Panel for the review of the application
January 11, 2024 A-34 Letter dated January 11, 2024 - BCUC Order G-6-24 establishing a further regulatory timetable and amended scope for Stage 2 of the BCUC GCOC proceeding with Reasons for Decision

B Exhibits - Applicant Documents

Date Title Document Description
December 04, 2023 B1-55 FORTISBC ENERGY INC. (FEI) and FORTISBC INC. (FBC) (collectively FORTISBC) – Letter dated December 4, 2023 – FortisBC submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
November 14, 2023 B3-5 FORTISBC ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SERVICE INC. (FAES) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – FAES submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 B3-6 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – FAES submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B3-7 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – FAES submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 B4-5 NELSON HYDRO – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – Nelson Hydro submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B4-6 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – Nelson Hydro submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 B6-7 CORX MULTI-UTILITY SERVICES INC. (CORIX) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – Corix submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 B6-8 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – Corix submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B6-9 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – Corix submission of evidence
April 04, 2024 B6-9-1 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – Corix submitting Brattle Group submission of evidence
April 04, 2024 B6-9-2 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – Corix submitting Morrison Park Advisors (MPA) submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 B7-7 CREATIVE ENERGY VANCOUVER PLATFORMS INC. (CREATIVE ENERGY) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – Creative Energy submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B7-8 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – Creative Energy submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 B8-3 RIVER DISTRICT ENERGY (RDE) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – RDE submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 B8-4 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – RDE submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B8-5 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – RDE submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 B9-8 PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS LTD. (PNG) AND PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS (N.E.) LTD. (PNGNE) (COLLECTIVELY PNG) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – PNG submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 B9-9 Letter dated April 4, 2024 – PNG submission of evidence and Brattle Group submission of evidence

C Exhibits - Intervener Documents



Date Title Document Description
November 14, 2023 C1-14 RESIDENTIAL CONSUMER INTERVENER ASSOCIATION (RCIA) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 - RCIA submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 C1-15 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – RCIA submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
April 04, 2024 C3-2 BORALEX OCEAN FALLS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (BORALEX LP) – Letter dated April 4, 2024 submission of evidence
November 14, 2023 C4-3 ASSOCIATION OF MAJOR POWER CUSTOMERS OF BC (AMPC) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 - AMPC submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
November 14, 2023 C6-18 COMMERCIAL ENERGY CONSUMER ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (CEC) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – CEC submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 C6-19 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – CEC submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
November 14, 2023 C7-12 BRITISH COLUMBIA OLD AGE PENSIONERS’ ORGANIZATION, ACTIVE SUPPORT AGAINST POVERTY, DISABILITY ALLIANCE BC, COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS’ ORGANIZATION OF BC, TENANTS RESOURCE AND ADVISORY CENTRE, AND TOGETHER AGAINST POVERTY SOCIETY (BCOAPO) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 - BCOAPO submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification
December 04, 2023 C7-13 Letter dated December 4, 2023 – BCOAPO submitting reply submission on benchmark and scope modification
November 14, 2023 C8-3 BRITISH COLUMBIA HYDRO AND POWER AUTHORITY (BC HYDRO) – Letter dated November 14, 2023 – BC Hydro submitting comments on benchmark and scope modification

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