In direct testimony on behalf of Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) filed with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, PSO President and COO Peggy Simmons said that the requested base rate increase is due primarily to a revenue deficiency based on a test year ending March 31, 2018, adjusted for known and measurable changes to test year levels.
According to the Sept. 26 petition filed with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), the company seeks BPU approval for three programs that “form the basis for a clean and resilient energy future,” including the CEF – Energy Efficiency Program, which would expand the company’s energy efficiency deployment in its service territory beyond current levels in order for the state meet its clean energy objectives.
A local public hearing regarding the Seaman-Sardinia 138-kV Transmission Line Project has been scheduled for Oct. 11 in Sardinia, Ohio, while an evidentiary hearing will be held on Nov. 5 at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s offices in Columbus, Ohio, commission staff said.
Entergy Louisiana spokesperson Lee Sabatini on Sept. 27 told TransmissionHub that the Lake Charles Transmission Project’s estimated total cost was about $187m, and that the project was completed and energized in August.
Project Manager David Kates on Sept. 26 told TransmissionHub that FERC “wants Nevada Hydro to submit to the CAISO transmission planning process (TPP) and the outcome, if necessary, will provide a context in which it can make a decision in the future. FERC ruled only that our petition was premature.”
The rebuild project is estimated to cost about $31.6m, and has an expected in-service date of June 1, 2020, Virginia State Corporation Commission staff noted, adding that Dominion Energy Virginia’s goal is to begin construction of the rebuild project in June 2019.