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Details of Tracking Number  2010-00747


CCR details

Tracking Number 2010-00747
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 ProposedRuleAttach2010-00747.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2010-00747.PDF
Statutory Authority secitions 29-20-108, 40-2-108, 40-2-126, 40-3-102, 40-3-103, 40-3-111, 40-3-114, 40-4-101, 40-4-108, 40-5-101, 40-5-103, and 40-9.5-107, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues legislative and policy changes require complex decision-making and that Commission become more involved in transmission planning
Purpose/Objective of Rule Recent legislative and policy changes impacted transmission planning significantly by adding criteria other than cost and reliability into consideration. These changes require a more complex decision making proceeding and a closer involvement by the Commission in transmission planning. The Commission seeks to accomplish: (1) closer coordination of electric generation and transmission planning; (2) availability of comprehensive transmission plans to all stakeholders, prepared in a manner that is transparent and takes into account stakeholder input; and (3) streamlining of the proceeding involved with applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity (CPCN) for transmission projects.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2010-00747.PDF
Comments 1) Continued hearings of rulemaking initiated with Tracking # 2010-00661. 2) Effective May 9, 2011, the Commission upheld the adopted rules on appeal.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 11/05/2010
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Public Utilities Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202
Contact name Becky Quintana
Contact title Policy Advisory Section Chief
Contact telephone 303-894-2881
Contact email Becky.Quintana@dora.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02010-00747.DOC
Redline Redline2010-00747.DOC
Adopted Date 05/09/2011
Attorney General Opinion 05/12/2011
Effective Date 06/14/2011
Inserted into CCR 06/01/2011