Pacific Northern Gas

Low Carbon Energy Cost Recovery Mechanism and Biomethane Purchase Agreements

Completed: 2023

Pacific Northern Gas is seeking approval of a Low Carbon Energy (LCE) Cost Recovery Mechanism, along with Biomethane Purchase Agreements (BPAs) with ATCO Future Fuel RNG and Tidal Energy Marketing. PNG requests approval to establish an LCE rate of $27.50/Gigajoule and to recover LCE-related costs through sales to voluntary LCE customers, PNG’s own company use gas, and off-system sales, as well as approval to capture unrecovered LCE-related costs in a new deferral account.

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: May 20 2022 @ 3:03 pm
Decision and G-339-22 Decision and Final Order November 25, 2022
Amended redacted Appendix H Letter dated December 20, 2022 – PNG submitting amended redacted version of Appendix H to the Application pursuant to Order G-339-22
L-1-23 Letter dated January 16, 2023 - BCUC confirmation that PNG filing dated December 20, 2022 satisfies confidentiality request from Order G-339-22

Arguments/Submissions

Final argument and reply argument submissions are an opportunity for interveners and the applicant to make their final argument and summarize their position.

Title Document Description
PNG Final Argument on Biomethane Purchase Agreements Final Argument March 10, 2022
BCSEA Final Argument on Biomethane Purchase Agreements Final Argument March 17, 2022
RCIA Final Argument on Biomethane Purchase Agreements Final Argument March 18, 2022
PNG Reply Argument on Biomethane Purchase Agreements Reply Argument March 28, 2022
PNG Final Argument Final Argument June 7, 2022
BCSEA Final Argument Final Argument June 21, 2022
RCIA Final Argument Final Argument June 21, 2022
PNG Reply Argument Reply Argument July 11, 2022

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
December 29, 2021 A-1 Letter dated December 29, 2021 – BCUC appointing the Panel for the review of Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. and Pacific Northern Gas (N.E.) Ltd. application of a Low Carbon Energy Cost Recovery Mechanism and Biomethane Purchase Agreements
January 11, 2022 A-2 Letter dated January 11, 2022 – BCUC Order G-6-22 establishing a regulatory timetable
January 27, 2022 A-3 Letter dated January 27, 2022 – BCUC Request PNG to resubmit documents
February 07, 2022 A-4 Letter dated February 7, 2022 – BCUC Information Request No. 1 to PNG
February 07, 2022 A-5 CONFIDENTIAL - Letter dated February 7, 2022 – BCUC Confidential Information Request No. 1 to PNG
March 31, 2022 A-6 Letter dated March 31, 2022 – BCUC Order G-90-22 establishing a further regulatory timetable
April 01, 2022 A-7 Letter dated April 1, 2022 – BCUC Order E-7-22 regarding Acceptance of BPAs
April 12, 2022 A-8 Letter dated April 12, 2022 – BCUC Information Request No. 2 to PNG
May 19, 2022 A-9 Letter dated May 19, 2022 – BCUC request to parties for submissions and BCUC Order G 138-22 establishing a further regulatory timetable
May 20, 2022 A-10 Letter dated May 20, 2022 – BCUC Order G-141-22 amending the regulatory timetable

B Exhibits — Applicant Documents

B Exhibits are issued by the entity, person, or group that submitted the application to the BCUC (applicant). They can include the application, responses to information requests, and other evidence.

Date Title Document Description
November 17, 2021 B-1 PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS LTD. AND PACIFIC NORTHERN GAS (N.E.) LTD. (PNG) – Redacted Application for Approval of a Low Carbon Energy Cost Recovery Mechanism and Biomethane Purchase Agreements dated November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021 B-1-1 CONFIDENTIAL – Letter dated November 17, 2021 - PNG submitting confidential application for approval of a Low Carbon Energy Cost Recovery Mechanism and Biomethane Purchase Agreements
February 03, 2022 B-1-2 REDACTED - Letter dated February 3, 2022 – PNG submitting redacted application for approval of a Low Carbon Energy Cost Recovery Mechanism and Biomethane Purchase Agreements
December 15, 2021 B-2 Letter dated December 15, 2021 - PNG submitting errata to application
March 04, 2022 B-3 Letter dated March 4, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to BCUC Information Request No. 1
March 04, 2022 B-4 CONFIDENTIAL - Letter dated March 4, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to BCUC confidential Information Request No. 1
March 04, 2022 B-5 Letter dated March 4, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to RCIA Information Request No. 1
March 04, 2022 B-6 Letter dated March 4, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to BCSEA Information Request No. 1
March 10, 2022 B-7 Letter dated March 10, 2022 – PNG submitting comment on further regulatory process
March 28, 2022 B-8 Letter dated March 28, 2022 – PNG submitting reply to Intervener submissions on further process
May 10, 2022 B-9 Letter dated May 10, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to BCUC Information Request No. 2
May 10, 2022 B-9-1 CONFIDENTIAL - Letter dated May 10, 2022 – PNG submitting confidential response to BCUC Information Request No. 2 Question 26.1
May 10, 2022 B-10 Letter dated May 10, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to BCSEA Information Request No. 2
May 10, 2022 B-11 Letter dated May 10, 2022 – PNG submitting responses to RCIA Information Request No. 2
May 19, 2022 B-12 Letter dated May 19, 2022 – PNG submitting request to amend the Regulatory Timetable

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.

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
February 05, 2022 D-1 STEVENTON, D. (STEVENTON) - Submission dated February 5, 2022 Request for Interested Party Status
April 06, 2022 D-2 HELLER, M. (HELLER) - Submission dated April 6, 2022 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
February 08, 2022 E-1 STEVENTON, D. – Letter of Comment dated February 8, 2022

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