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the Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 473




An Application by Dokie General Partnership

for Acceptance of a Mitigation Plan required for Compliance with Mandatory Reliability Standard

PER-002-0 Requirement 4 - Violation ID:  BCUC201100210



BEFORE:               David Morton, Commissioner                                     December 13, 2012



O  R  D  E  R




A.      Section 125.2 of the Utilities Commission Act (Act) assigns exclusive jurisdiction to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (Commission) to determine whether a “reliability standard,” as defined in the Act, is in the public interest and should be adopted in British Columbia.  By Order G-123-09, the Commission approved the Compliance Monitoring Program (CMP) for monitoring and enforcement of adopted reliability standards and appointed the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) as its Administrator for registration and monitoring compliance as per section 8 of the Act;


B.      Commission Order G-67-09 requires entities subject to approved Mandatory Reliability Standards to file mitigation plans outlining how they plan to achieve compliance;


C.      Pursuant to Section 5.3 of the CMP, a Mitigation Plan with respect to an Alleged Violation may be submitted at any time, and a Mitigation Plan with respect to a Confirmed Violation must be submitted within ten business days following confirmation by the Commission;


D.      On October 18, 2012, Dokie General Partnership (Dokie) submitted a Mitigation Plan to address the alleged violation of Reliability Standard PER-002-0 R4.  The proposed completion date for the Mitigation Plan is December 19, 2012;


E.       By letter dated December 7, 2012, WECC recommends acceptance of the following Mitigation Plan to bring Dokie into compliance with the standard identified below:


Reliability Standard

BCUC Violation ID

Completion Date

PER-002-0 R4


December 19, 2012

F.         The Commission has reviewed WECC’s recommendation and considers approval is warranted.



NOW THEREFORE pursuant to section 125.2 (10) of the Act and in accordance with the Compliance Monitoring Program, the Commission accepts WECC’s recommendation and approves the Mitigation Plan with completion date as identified above.



DATED at the City of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, this       13th          day of December 2012.


                                                                                                                                BY ORDER


                                                                                                                                Original signed by:


                                                                                                                                David Morton



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