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Agenda of 10-31-11 Public Meeting on Natural Gas Filings
 
PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF OREGON
PUBLIC MEETING ON PGA FILINGS
NATURAL GAS FILINGS
 
9:30 a.m.
October 31, 2011
Main Hearing Room
Agenda
 
 
The individual rate changes addressed in CA1 through CA14 and Regular Agenda Nos. 2 through 6 are summarized in Regular Agenda No. 1.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
CA1. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 206/Advice No. 11-8) Requests amortization of Intervenor Funding.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
 
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 208/Advice No. 11-10) Requests Amortization of Earnings Test Sharing deferred accounts.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UG 219/Advice No. 11-13) Updates Schedule 177, System Integrity Program Rate Adjustment.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-662
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA4. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 209/Advice No. 11-12) Revises Schedule 190, Partial Decoupling, and applies the effects of Schedule 163, Special Adjustment to Rates Price Elasticity.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:(Docket No. UG 207/Advice No. 11-9) Revises Schedule 188, Industrial Demand-Side Management (DSM) Program.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 11-16) Revises Schedule 301, Public Purposes Funding Surcharge.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
CA7. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UG 211/Advice No. 11-07-G) Sets the Schedule 477, Regulatory Fee Reduction – Oregon, rates to zero.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA8. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UG 213/Advice No. 11-06-G) Updates rates on Schedule 476, Intervenor Funding.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA9. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UG 212/Advice No. 11-08-G) Establishes Schedule 478, Demand Side Management (DSM) Cost Recovery.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
CA10. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UG 215/Advice No. O11-08-02) Sets rates for Schedule 192, UM 1336 Intervenor Funding Adjustment.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA11. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UG 217/Advice No. O11-08-04) Sets rates for Schedule 194-A, UM 1283 Merger Rate Credits.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA12. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UG 218/Advice No. O11-08-05) Updates Schedule 194-B, Other Residual Temporary Adjustment.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA13. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UG 216/Advice No. O11-08-03) Updates Schedule 193, UG 167 Conservation Alliance Plan Temporary Adjustments.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA14. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O11-09-06) Revises Schedule No. 31, Public Purpose Funding.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
REGULAR AGENDA
 
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Overview of trends seen in this year's filings for the three natural gas utilities and combined impact of rate changes addressed in each utility's filings. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
 
2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 205/Advice No. 11-11) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas, amortization of deferred gas costs, storage recall and the combined changes associated with the annual Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) filing.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 220/Advice No. 11-14) Revises tariff rate schedules to reflect the combined effects of changes to rates.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6617
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
4. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UG 210/Advice No. 11-05-G) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas and amortization rate for the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) balancing account.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
5. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UG 214/Advice No. O11-08-01) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas and the combined effect of the changes associated with the annual Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) filing.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 378-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O11-10-01) Revises multiple schedules reflecting changes resulting from annual updates.
Effective date: November 1, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us