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Details of Tracking Number  2009-00222

CCR details

Tracking Number 2009-00222
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 723 Public Utilities Commission
CCR Number 4 CCR 723-4

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 03/30/2009
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2009-00222.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2009-00222.RTF
Statutory Authority 40-1-102, 40-3.2-101, 40-3.2-103, and 40-3.2-105, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Natural gas demand side management (DSM) rules: the basis and purpose of the proposed rulemaking is to set forth the definition of ?discount rate? and to clarify the bonus structure set forth in the existing rules.
Purpose/Objective of Rule These rules implement ?? 40-1-102, 40-3.2-101, 40-3.2-103, and 40-3.2-105, C.R.S. for gas utilities required by statute to be rate-regulated. Consistent with statutory requirements, the purpose of these Demand Side Management (DSM) rules is to reduce end-use natural gas consumption in a cost effective manner, in order to save money for consumers and utilities, and protect the environment by encouraging the reduction of emissions and air pollutants. These rules direct natural gas utilities in the design and implementation of programs that will enable sales customers to participate in DSM. The utility shall design DSM programs for its full service customers to achieve cost-effective energy savings, considering factors such as: achievable energy savings, customer benefits, cost effectiveness ratios, adoption potential, market transformation capability and ability to replicate in the utility service territory.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2009-00222.DOC
Comments Rules were adopted 09/22/2009 but were subject to a 20-day appeal period and so became final 10/13/2009
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 05/22/2009
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Commission Hearing Room, Suite 250, 1560 Broadway, Denver, CO
Contact Name Becky Quintana
Contact Title Section Head, Policy Advisory Team
Contact Telephone 303-894-2881
Contact email Becky.Quintana@dora.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02009-00222.DOC
Redline Redline2009-00222.DOC
Adopted Date 10/13/2009
AGO requested date 10/14/2009
Attorney General Opinion 10/29/2009
Effective Date 11/30/2009
Inserted into CCR 10/30/2009