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Key Oregon PUC Cases
 
I.  General Rate Cases
 
a.  PGE

UE 88

Order No. 95-322 (Trojan)

Order No. 08-487

UE 100

Order No. 96-306

UE 115
Order No. 01-777
UE 180/184
Order No. 07-015 (Port Westward)
UE 188
Order No. 07-573 (Biglow Canyon)
UE 197/198
Order No. 08-601
UE 215
Order No. 10-478
UE 262​

Order No. 13-459 

​UE 283

Order No. 14-422 Corrected byOrder No. 14-442

​UE 294

Order No. 15-356 

 
b.  Pacific Power

UE 94
Order No. 96-175 (AFOR)
UE 111
Order No. 00-580
UE 116
Order No. 01-787
UE 147
Order No. 03-528
UE 170
Order No. 05-1050
UE 179
Order No. 06-530
UE 210
Order No. 10-022
UE 217
Order No. 10-473
UE 246​

Order No. 12-493 

UE 263​

Order No. 13-474 

 
c.  Idaho Power

UE 92
Order No. 95-1240
UE 167
Order No. 05-871
UE 213
Order No. 10-064
UE 233
Order No. 12-055; Order No. 13-132
UE 248​

​Order No. 12-358 (Langley)

 
d.  NW Natural

UG 132
Order No. 99-697
UG 152
Order No. 03-507
UG 221​

Order No. 12-408; Order No. 12-437 

 
e.  Avista

UG 153
Order No. 03-570
UG 181
Order No. 08-185
UG 186
Order No. 09-422
UG 201
Order No. 11-080
​UG 246

Order No. 14-015, Order No. 14-026

​UG 284

Order No. 15-054​; Order No. 15-109

​UG 288 ​Pending
 
f.  Cascade

UG 173
Order No. 07-220
​UG 287

Order No. 15-412​ 

 
II.  Annual Rate Adjustments 
 
a.  Pacific Power 
 
1.  TAM (Transition Adjustment Mechanism)
UE 191: 2008 Forecast
Order No. 07-446
UE 199: 2009 Forecast
Order No. 09-274Order No. 08-543 
UE 207: 2010 Forecast
Order No. 09-432
UE 216: 2011Forecast
Order No. 11-020
UE 227: 2012 Forecast
 Order No. 11-435
UE 245: 2013 Forecast​

Order No. 12-409 

UE 264: 2014 Forecast​

Order No. 13-387 

​UE 267:  5-Year Opt Out  Order No. 15-060, Order No. 15-067, Order No. 15-195  
​UE 287: 2015 Forecast

Order No. 14-331​ 

​UE 296: 2016 Forecast Order No. 15-394 
 
2.  RAC (Renewable Adjustment Clause)
UE 200
Order No. 08-54808-554

 

2. PCAM (Power Cost Adjustment Mechanism)

UE 290 
Order No. 14-357 

 

b.  PGE
 
1.  RVM (Resource Valuation Mechanism)

UE 139
Order No. 02-772
UE 149
Order No. 03-700
UE 169
Order No. 04-573
UE 172
Order No 05-1262
UE 181
Order No. 06-575 (combined with GRC)
 
2.  AUT (Annual Update Tariff – PCAM Forecast)

UE 192: 2008 Forecast
Order No. 07-445
UE 198: 2009 Forecast
Order No. 08-505
UE 208: 2010 Forecast
Order No. 09-433
UE 228: 2012 Forecast
Order No. 11-432
UE 250: 2013 Forecast​ Order No. 12-397
UE 266: 2014 Forecast Order No. 13-280
 
3.  Power Cost Variance (PCAM True-up)

UE 201: 2007 True-Up
Order No. 08-553
UE 211: 2008 True-Up
Order No. 09-434
UE 221: 2009 True-Up
Order No. 10-438
UE 215: 2010 True-Up
Order No. 10-478 (combined with GRC)
UE 232: 2011 True-Up​

Order No. 11-480 

UE 256: 2012 True-Up​

Order No. 12-402 

 
c.  Idaho Power
 
1.  PCAM (Power Cost Adjustment Mechanism)

UE 195: Created PCAM
Order No. 08-238
UE 206: 2008 True-Up
Order No. 10-016
UE 218: 2009 True-Up
Order No. 10-278
UE 226: 2010 True-Up
Order No. 11-310
UE 247: 2011 True-Up​

Order No. 12-191

UE 265: 2012 True-Up​

​Order No. 13-198 

​UE 295 Order No. 15-162
 
2.  APCU (Annual Power Cost Update)

UE 203: 2008 Forecast
Order No. 09-186
UE 213 2009 Forecast
Order No. 10-064 (included with GRC)
UE 214: 2010 Forecast
Order No. 10-191
UE 222: 2011 Forecast
Order No. 11-178
UE 242: 2012 Forecast​

Order No. 12-176​ 

UE 257: 2013 Forecast​

Order No. 13-166 

​UE 279: 2014 Forecast

Order No. 14-168

​UE 293: 2015 Forecast Order No. 15-147​
 
III.  Mergers & Acquisitions
 
a.  Energy

UM 814 – Enron/PGE
Order No. 97-196
UM 918 – Scottish Power/PacifiCorp
Order No. 99-616
UM 967 – Sierra Pacific/PGE
Order No. 00-702
UM 1011 – Legal Standard Adopted
Order No. 01-778
UM 1045 – NW Natural/PGE
Order No. 02-358
UM 1121 – TPG/PGE
Order No. 05-114
UM 1206 – PGE (Enron Bankruptcy)
Order No. 05-1250
UM 1209 – MidAmerican/PacifiCorp
Order No. 06-082
UM 1283 – MDU/Cascade
Order No. 07-221
 
b.  Telecommunications

UM 1416 – CenturyTel/Embarq
Order No. 09-169
UM 1431 – Frontier/Verizon
Order No. 10-067
UM 1484 – CenturyLink/Qwest
Order No. 11-103
 
IV.  Energy Resource Planning and Acquisition
 
a.  General Investigations

UM 180 - Least Cost Planning Requirements
Order No. 89-507
UM 1056 – IRP Guidelines
Order No. 07-002(corrected by Order No. 07-047)
UM 1182 – Competitive Bidding Guidelines
Order No. 06-446;
Order No. 11-340 (modifying guideline on Independent Evaluator involvement)
Order No. 13-204 (utility owned resources)
Order No. 14-149​ (updates guidelines and closes docket)
UM 1066 – Rate Treatment of New Resources
Order No. 11-007(closing docket, opening AR 550)
UM 1276 – Build vs Buy Bias
Order No. 11-001 (closing docket, reopening UM 1182)
 
b.  Integrated Resource Plans
 
1.  Pacific Power

LC 22 – 1999 IRP
Order No. 99-279 (PPL)
LC 30 – 2002 IRP
Order No. 02-681 (PPL)
LC 31 – 2003 IRP
Order No. 03-508 (PPL)
LC 39 – 2006 IRP
Order No. 06-029
LC 42 – 2007 IRP
Order No. 08-232
LC 47 – 2008 IRP
Order No. 10-066
LC 52 – 2011 IRP
Order No. 12-082
LC 57 - 2013 IRP​

Order No. 14-252, as modified by Order No. 14-288  

​LC 62 - 2015 IRP

​Pending

 
2.  PGE

LC 21 – 1998 IRP
Order No. 99-436
LC 33 – 2004 IRP
Order No. 04-375
LC 43 – 2007 IRP
Order No. 08-246 
LC 48 – 2009 IRP
Order No. 10-457
LC 56 - 2013 IRP

Order No. 14-415

 
3.  Idaho Power

LC 27 – 2000 IRP
Order No. 00-748
LC 32 – 2002 IRP
Order No. 03-389
LC 36 – 2004 IRP
Order No. 05-782
LC 41 – 2006 IRP
Withdrawn
LC 50 – 2009 IRP
Order No. 10-392
LC 53 - 2011 IRP​

Order No. 12-177

​LC 58 - 2013 IRP

​Order No. 14-253

 
4.  NW Natural

LC 29 – 2000 IRP
Order No. 00-782
LC 37 – 2004 IRP
Order No. 05-964
LC 45 – 2008 IRP
Order No. 09-005
LC 51 – 2011 IRP
Order No. 12-161
​LC 60 - 2013 IRP

​Order No. 15-064

 
5.  Avista

LC 28 – 2000 IRP
Order No. 01-165
LC 40 – 2006 IRP
Order No. 06-612
LC 44 – 2007 IRP
Order No. 08-308
LC 49 – 2009 IRP
Order No. 10-208
LC 55 - 2012 IRP​

​Order No. 13-159 

​LC 61 - 2014 IRP

​Order No. 15-063

 
6.  Cascade

LC 20 – 1996 IRP
Order No. 98-104
LC 25 – 1999 IRP
Order No. 01-826
LC 34 – 2002 IRP
Order No. 03-523
LC 38 – 2004 IRP
Order No. 05-898
LC 48 – 2008 IRP
Order No. 09-309
​LC 54 - 2011 IRP​

Order No. 12-342 

​LC 59 - 2013 IRP

Order No. 15-152

 
V.  Deferred Accounting
 
a.  General Investigations
 
UM 1147 – Deferred Accounting Guidelines

Order No. 05-1070 (Phase I - general principles)
Order No. 06-507 (Phase II - interest rate during amortization)
Order No. 08-263 (Phase III - establishing interest rate)
Order No. 09-065 (clarifying interest rates)
Order No. 10-279 (interest rate modified)
 
b.  Noteworthy Decisions

UM 1071 – PGE Request for Deferral of Hydro Replacement Costs
Order No. 04-108;
recon den Order No. 04-357 
UM 1224 - Utility Reform Project (URP) v. PGE​ ​Order No. 09-316
UM 1261 – Idaho Power Request for Deferral of Net Power Supply Expenses
Order No. 07-555
UM 1234 – PGE Request for Deferral of Boardman Outage Costs
Order No. 07-049
UE 196 – PGE Request to Amortize Boardman Outage Costs
Order No. 10-051
UM 1256 et al – Applications to Defer Development Expenses for Grid West
Order No. 06-483
​UM 1713 - Investigation into Large Customer Energy Efficiency Limitations ​Pending
 
VI.  PURPA – Qualifying Facilities
 
a.  Guidelines
 
UM 1129 – PURPA Investigation

Order No. 05-584 (calculating avoided costs; standard terms for small QFs)
Order No. 06-538 (review and approval of standard contracts) See Errata Order No. 06-586 
Order No. 07-360 (large QF guidelines)

 
UM 1396 - Resource Sufficiency

 

Order No. 10-488 (sufficient/deficient)
Order No. 11-505​ (renewable avoided cost rate

UM 1401 – Standard Interconnection >20MW        

Order No. 10-132

 
UM 1610 - General Investigation

 
Order No. 14-058 as corrected byOrder No. 14-114
Order No. 14-229

Reconsideration denied

Order No. 15-130 ​Stipulation Adopted
 

 

b.  QF Disputes

UM 1442 – Review of PacifiCorp’s Avoided Costs
Order No. 09-427
UM 1443 – Review of PGE’s Avoided Costs
Order No. 09-507
UM 1449 – International Paper v. PacifiCorp
Order No. 09-439
UE 235 – Third party Transmission Costs Closed without order, See 12/21/12 Ruling in UM 1610
UM 1546 - Threemile Canyon Wind LLC v PacifiCorp
Settled - See Order No. 14-292
​UM 1725 -  IDAHO POWER COMPANY, Application to Lower Standard Contract Eligibility Cap and to Reduce the Standard Contract Term, etc. ​Pending
​UM 1731 - PACIFIC NORTHWEST SOLAR, LLC against IDAHO POWER COMPANY Order No. 15-285 
​UM 1733 - GARDNER CAPITAL SOLAR DEVELOPMENT, LLC VS IDAHO POWER COMPANY ​Settled, Order No. 15-355
​UM 1734 - PACIFICORP, DBA PACIFIC POWER - QF CONTRACT TERM AND ELIGIBILITY CAP ​Pending

VII.  Solar PV Pilot
 
a.  Program Design
 
UM 1452

Establishing solar pilot program
​ Order No. 10-198
Rescinding price cap for competitive bidding systems.
   
Order No. 10-304
Program Changes Adopted from Order No. 11-089   
Order No. 11-339
 
UM 1505 – Report to the Legislature

Adopting lottery; 50/50 VIR/bidding for medium systems
Order No. 11-089

​2015 Report to Legislature evaluating effectiveness of pilot

Order No. 14-436

 
UM 1673 - Report to the Legislature on Effectiveness of Incentive Programs

Accepted at June 10, 2014 Public Meeting ​Closed without order  Link to Minutes​
 

 

b.  Rulemaking

AR 538 – Adopting original pilot rules
Order No. 10-200
AR 558 – Amendments to implement  
Order No. 11-339
Order No. 11-381
AR 582 - Implements 2013 HB 2893​

Order No. 14-348 

 


c.  Rate Changes

Order No. 11-090 VIRs for April 2011 Allocation Window Set.
Order No. 11-280 VIRs for October 2011 Allocation Window Set.
Order No 12-041 ​April 2012
Order No. 12-325 ​October 2012
Order No. 13-025 April 2013​
Order No. 13-291 ​October 2013
Order No. 14-025 ​Changes Per 2013 HB 2893
Order No. 15-092 ​May 2015
 
VIII.    Universal Service 
 
a.  OUSF Generally – UM 1017

Order No. 00-312 Implementation
Order No. 03-082 Expansion to Rural Carriers
Order No. 11-472 Denial of OECA Proposal to Expand
Order No. 12-204 ​Memorandum of Understanding Approved, as corrected by Order No. 12-206 and Order No. 12-309
 
b.  Investigation: Broadband and Rebalancing – UM 1481

Order No. 10-496 Adoption of interim Reporting Requirements
Order No. 11-132 Reconsideration of Order No. 10-496
Order No. 11-192 Investigation Suspended; Non-Rural ILEC reporting requirements to be addressed in next phase.

Order No. 13-162

​Phase II (Errata Order Order No. 13-167); Wire center support levels clarified in Order No. 14-080
Order No. 14-113

​Report on Status of Broadband in Rural Exchanges Ordered - Rulemaking Declined

Order No. 15-005

​Phase III Motion to Adopt Stipulation Denied, Further Proceedings Scheduled