PacifiCorp (Tariff Revisions), Docket UE-230877

Procedural History

Tariff Revisions Oct. 24, 2023: PacifiCorp d/b/a Pacific Power & Light Company filed with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission revised tariff sheets to its WN U-76 tariff.

Amended Tariff Sheets Nov. 13, 2023: PacifiCorp filed amended tariff sheets and filed for an extension of the tariff sheets until Dec. 29, 2023. 

PacifiCorp Filed Additional Comments Dec. 20, 2023: PacifiCorp filed additional comments requesting that the commission approve the tariff revisions. Following the PacifiCorp’s additional filed comments, Staff modified its recommendation and requested that the commission suspend the matter and initiate an adjudication.

Sierra Club Filed Comments Dec. 21, 2023: Sierra Club filed comments in opposition to PacifiCorp’s proposed tariff revisions.

Order 01 Dec. 22. 2023: The commission issued Order 01 suspending the Nov. 13, 2023, tariff filing and requiring briefing to determine the legal question of whether the Company’s proposal is authorized by statute and, if so, whether the proposal is consistent with the public interest. Order 01 also authorized hearings in this matter, including public comment hearings.

Prehearing Conference Feb. 6, 2024: The commission convened a virtual prehearing conference. 

Orders 02 and 03 Feb. 15, 2024: The commission issued Order 02 Prehearing Conference Order; Notice of Oral Argument and Order 03 Protective Order. The Prehearing Conference Order established a procedural schedule. 

Public Comment Hearing Notice May 16, 2024: The commission issued a Notice of Virtual Public Comment Hearing set for June 20, 2024, at 6 p.m. Participate online. Or, join by phone at 253 215 8782, using conference ID: 828 6876 4338#, Passcode: 629441#. 

Notice of Opportunity for Amicus Briefing and Notice of Revised Procedural Schedule June 4, 2024: The commission issue a Notice requesting and establishing a time by which interested persons may submit amicus briefs. The notice also updated the date for oral argument should oral argument be deemed necessary. 

Notice of Hybrid Oral Argument June 27, 2024: The commission issued a Notice of Hybrid Oral Argument determining that a hybrid oral argument will be held on August 1, 2024, at 9 a.m. The hearing will have both virtual and in-person attendance options. The hearing will convene in the commission’s Hearing Room, First Floor, Commission Headquarters, 621 Woodland Square Loop S.E., Lacey, Washington. To participate by phone, please call (253) 215-8782 and enter Conference ID 861 4917 3886# and Passcode 652088#. To participate via Zoom, please use the following link: Click here to join the meeting.