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Details of Tracking Number  2007-01221


CCR details

Tracking Number 2007-01221
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 723 Public Utilities Commission
CCR Number 4 CCR 723-3
CCR Title RULES REGULATING ELECTRIC UTILITIES

Proposed rule

Rule ProposedRuleAttach2007-01221.RTF
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2007-01221.RTF
Statutory Authority HB 07-1037, HB 07-1281, SB 07-100, and HB 06-1281; Sections 40-2-123, and 40-3.2-104, C. R. S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Prior to enactment of emergency rules on September 28, 2007, the previous Least Cost Planning rules required a utility to apply for approval of its resource plan that was technology neutral and emphasized the least cost resources to meet its future energy needs. Recent legislation requires the Commission to consider various benefits of new utility resources such as new clean energy and energy efficient technologies, in addition to the costs of those resources.
Purpose/Objective of Rule We adopt these rules to implement the requirements of HB 07-1037, HB 07-1281, SB 07-100, and HB 06-1281. This legislation requires the Commission to consider various benefits of new utility resources such as ?new clean energy? and ?energy efficient technologies,? in addition to considering the costs of those resources.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2007-01221.RTF
Comments Rulemaking to make permanent: emergency rules in Tracking #2007-01129. The permanent rules make no changes from the emergency rules.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 12/10/2007
Hearing Time 01:30 PM
Hearing Location Commission Hearing Room, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO
Contact name Gene Camp
Contact title Section Chief, Energy Utilities
Contact telephone 303-894-2047
Contact email Eugene.Camp@dora.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02007-01221.RTF
Adopted Date 01/16/2008
Attorney General Opinion 01/23/2008
Effective Date 03/01/2008
Inserted into CCR 02/04/2008