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April 14, 2015, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
April 14, 2015
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 Audio
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. ADV 8/Advice No. 15-04) Updates Rule H, New Service Attachments and Distribution Line Installations or Alterations.
Effective date: April 27, 2015
Staff contact: Suparna Bhattacharya, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: suparna.bhattacharya@state.or.us
 
CA2.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. ADV 6/Advice No.15-02) Requests Modifications to Tariff Schedule 92 – Boardman Operating Life Adjustment.
Effective date: June 1, 2015
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
CA3.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 317) Requests approval of sale of residential property to private buyer.
Staff contact: Mitch Moore (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
CA4.     PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 1631) Requests Limited Waiver of Filing Deadline in OAR 860-027-0070(1).
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA5.     CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UM 1557(6)) Requests reauthorization to defer the changes in margin due to conservation and variances from normal weather as set forth in Rule 19, Conservation Alliance Plan Mechanism.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA6.     NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1420(6)) Requests reauthorization to defer Industrial DSM Program Costs.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA7.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Imagine Energy, LLC, on behalf of its customer, Harlow Hotel, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA8.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Imagine Energy, LLC, on behalf of its customer, Cabana Motel, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA9.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Imagine Energy, LLC, on behalf of its customer, Downtown Value Inn, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA10.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by SolarCity on behalf of its customer, Brett Buchwach, for a waiver of the two-month solar photovoltaic system interconnection application requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA11.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Imagine Energy, LLC, on behalf of its customer, Mr. King, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA12.   NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1703) Requests Deferral of Net Revenues or Net Costs Related to Post-Carry Wells in Jonah Field.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA13.   MT ANGEL TELEPHONE CO.:
(Docket No. UX 34) Petition to exempt Voice Mail Service from regulation.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA14.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to approve Negotiated Interconnection Agreements and Amendments submitted pursuant to Section 252(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Staff contact: Armando Fimbres, (503) 378-6665
e-mail:
armando.fimbres@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.                    OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Kamana O’Kala, on behalf of their customers, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
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Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us 
 
2.                    ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
(Docket No. UM 1622) Request approval of incentive cap proposals submitted by Energy Trust developed to address Commission guidelines issued in Order No. 14-332.
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Staff contact: Jason Klotz, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
3.                 OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1158) Recommendations for Performance Measures for the Energy Trust of Oregon.
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Staff contact: Jason Klotz, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
4.                 Oregon Public Utility Commission Staff:
(Docket No. UM 1622) Information only Update to Commission from staff on progress toward determining a gas hedge value of energy efficiency.
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Staff contact: Jason Klotz, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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