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July 22, 2014, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 22, 2014
Main Hearing Room
3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon 97302-1166
PO Box 1088, Salem, Oregon 97308-1088

The Commission receives general public comment at the beginning and at the end of the meeting.  The Commission will accept public comment on individual agenda items immediately following each staff presentation.  Persons unable to attend the meeting may submit written comments.  To be considered, written comments must be received prior to the meeting and should clearly reference the Agenda Item.  Comments may be submitted by mail at the above addresses, fax (503-378-5505), or emailed to puc.commission@state.or.us.
 
Staff has informed the Commission that the items appearing on the following Consent Agenda are routine and not disputed by the company or parties usually participating in PUC proceedings.  No member of the public has expressed interest in these items.  The Commission will consider the Consent Agenda as a single action item at the beginning of the public meeting.  If a member of the public requests to be heard on one of these items, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
 
The staff analysis and recommendations on agenda items are available on the PUC’s Web site (http://www.puc.state.or.us) or by request from the Commission office.  Copies will also be available at the meeting.  Staff memoranda are generally available on the Thursday prior to the public meeting.
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
CONSENT AGENDA 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1.     UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Docket No. UP 302) Requests approval of the sale of a building located in Hood River, Oregon.
Staff contact: Stephanie Maeda, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.maeda@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA2.     PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Recommended Portfolio Options and Portfolio Options Committee Members.
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
CA3.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 14-10) Clarifies the process by which Direct Access customers may continue service should they change the location of their business.
Effective date: July 23, 2014
Staff contact: Suparna Bhattacharya, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: suparna.bhattacharya@state.or.us
 
CA4.     AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 14-03-G)
Miscellaneous housekeeping filing, with tariff sheet deletions, additions, and modifications pertaining to P.U.C. OR. No. 5 Tariff Sheets B, 498, 456A, and 493A.
Effective date: August 1, 2014
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
             (Docket No. UP 298) Requests approval to lease a communications site to the State of Oregon through the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail:
brian
.bahr@state.or.us
 
CA6.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Synchro Solar and the Musician’s Union for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation deadline pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Adam Bless, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: adam.bless@state.or.us

Staff contact: Aster Adams, (503) 378-5363
             e-mail: aster.adams@state.or.us
 
CA7.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY: 
(Advice No. 14-06) Revises Schedule 80, Easy Upgrades Program.
Effective date: July 23, 2014
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA8.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY: 
(Advice No. 14-07) Revises Schedule 81, Custom Efficiency Program.
Effective date: July 23, 2014
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA9.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1482(4)) Requests reauthorization of deferred accounting for costs associated with Photovoltaic Volumetric Incentive Rate Pilot Program.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA10.   PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1103(11)) Requests reauthorization to defer Intervenor Funding costs.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA11.   PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UF 4288) Requests authority to issue up to $1,575,000,000 of debt, and enter into credit support arrangements
.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
CA12.   PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1683) Renewable Portfolio Standard Implementation Plan 2015-2019.
Staff contact: Ryan Bracken, (503) 373-1583
email: ryan.bracken@state.or.us
 
CA13.   PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1681) Renewable Portfolio Standard Implementation Plan 2015-2019.
Staff contact: Ryan Bracken, (503) 373-1583
email: ryan.bracken@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.          ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
(Docket No. UM 1696) Cost Effectiveness Exceptions Requests for Electric Measures.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
2.          NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 14-7) Adds Schedules 90 and 91 for Firm Storage Service with No-Notice Withdrawal, and Firm Storage Service with No-Notice Withdrawal and Direct Connection to South Mist Pipeline.
Effective date: August 1, 2014
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT