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10/31/12 Agenda
PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF OREGON
PUBLIC MEETING ON PGA FILINGS
NATURAL GAS FILINGS
 
9:30 a.m.
October 31, 2012
Main Hearing Room
Agenda
 
The individual rate changes addressed in CA1. through CA11. and Regular Agenda Nos. 2 through 6 are summarized in Regular Agenda Item No. 1.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
CA1.   NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UG 235/Advice No. 12-10) Requests amortization of Intervenor Funding.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA2.   NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. 237/Advice No. 12-12) Requests Amortization of Earnings Test Sharing deferred accounts.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us   
   
CA3.   NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1496(2)) Request for authorization and reauthorization to defer certain expenses or revenues.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA4.   NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UG 238/Advice No. 12-13) Revises Schedule 190, Partial Decoupling.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA5.   NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UG 236/Advice No. 12-11) Revises Schedule 188, Industrial Demand-Side Management (DSM) Program.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA6.   AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 226/Advice No. 12-06-G) Updates rates on Schedule 476, Intervenor Funding.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA7.   AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 227/Advice No. 12-07-G) Establishes Schedule 478, Demand Side Management (DSM) Cost Recovery.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA8.   CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 230/Advice No. O12-08-03) Sets rates for Schedule 192, UM 1336 Intervenor Funding Adjustment.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA9.   CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 232/Advice No. O12-08-05) Sets rates for Schedule 194-A, UM 1283 Merger Rate Credits.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA10. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 233/Advice No. O12-08-06) Updates Schedule 194-B, Other Residual Temporary Adjustment.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA11. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 231/Advice No. O12-08-04) Updates Schedule 193, UG 167 Conservation Alliance Plan Temporary Adjustments.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@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: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
2.        NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. 239/Advice No. 12-14) 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, 2012
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
3.        AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 225/Advice No. 12-05-G) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas and amortization rate for the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) balancing account.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
4.        AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 228/Advice No. 12-08-G) Establishes Schedule 498, Klamath Falls Lateral Capitol Project Costs – Oregon.
Effective date: January 1, 2013
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 378-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
5.        CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 229/Advice No. O12-08-02) 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, 2012
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 378-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
6.        CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 234/Advice No. O12-08-07) Revises multiple schedules reflecting changes resulting from annual updates.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
 
 
7.        CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 242/Advice No. O12-10-01) Requests amortization of Public Purposes
           Charges deferred in UM 1485.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
 
8.        CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 243/Advice No. O12-10-02) Requests approval to refund Earnings
           Sharing related to calendar 2011.
Effective date: November 1, 2012
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
           e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us