Decision Information

Decision Content

B R IT IS H C O L U M B I A U T I L I T I E S C O M M I S S I O N O R D E R a N U M B E R F-13-97 SIXTH FLOOR, 900 HOWE STREET, BOX 250 TELEPHONE: (604) 660-4700 VANCOUVER, B.C. V6Z 2N3 BC TOLL FREE: 1-800-663-1385 CANADA FACSIMILE: (604) 660-1102 IN THE MATTER OF the Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 473 and Application for Participant Assistance Cost Award by the British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre for the BC Gas Utility Ltd. 1998-2002 Revenue Requirements Application and its Gas Supply Mitigation Incentive Plan BEFORE: L.R. Barr, Deputy Chair ) and Acting Chair ) December 11, 1997 K.L. Hall, Commissioner ) P.G. Bradley, Commissioner ) O R D E R WHEREAS: A. The Commission, by Order No.ÊG-85-97, approved for BCÊGas Utility Ltd.Ê("BCÊGas") its 1998-2000 Revenue Requirements by way of a Negotiated Settlement Agreement. Following the Negotiated Settlement a series of separate negotiating meetings were held to review BCÊGas' gas cost incentive plan which was to expire on NovemberÊ1, 1997; and B. The parties negotiated a settlement with respect to BCÊGas' gas cost incentive plan for the 1997/98 gas contract year. Commission Order No.ÊG-125-97 approved for BCÊGas the 1997/98 Gas Supply Mitigation Incentive ProgramÊ("GSMIP"); and C. On DecemberÊ1, 1997, the British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy CentreÊ("BCPIAC") applied for a participant assistance cost award for its participation in the BCÊGas GSMIP proceeding; and D. The Commission has determined that participation by BCPIAC in the GSMIP proceeding requires reimbursement in accordance with Commission approved guidelines; and E. The Commission has discussed the claim having regard to the criteria and rates set out in Order No.ÊG-103-96.
2 NOW THEREFORE the Commission orders as follows: 1. Pursuant to SectionÊ118(1) of the Utilities Commission Act, the Commission awards funds to BCPIAC in the amount of $2,329.63 for its participation in the BC Gas - Gas Supply Mitigation Incentive proceeding. 2. BCÊGas is directed to reimburse BCPIAC for the total amount awarded in a timely fashion. DATED at the City of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, this ÊÊÊÊ7thÊÊÊÊÊÊday of January, 1998. ORDER/BCG-GasSplyMPlan-PIAC/PACAB R IT IS H C O L U M B I A U T IL I T I E S C O M M I S S I ON O R D E R N U M B E R F-13-97 BY ORDER Original signed by: Kenneth L. Hall Commissioner
 You are being directed to the most recent version of the statute which may not be the version considered at the time of the judgment.