ATCO Utilities PBR Re-Opener

The Commission’s original Performance Based Regulation (PBR) decision contains a provision that allows the Commission to review a utility’s historical PBR plan if the reported ROE is 300 basis points (BP) above or below the approved return on equity (ROE) for two consecutive years, or 500 BP above or below the approved ROE for one year. 

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MSA Complaint against AESO Mothball Rule

Readers may recall that back in April of 2018, the MSA filed a complaint with the AUC against the AESO Mothball Outage Reporting rule (ISO Rule Section 306.7).

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AESO Capacity Market Design 2

On May 1, 2018 the AESO hosted a session to present on the Comprehensive Market Design version 2.0 (CMD 2).  As the design process goes on, more and more technical details are worked out; however, the overall design remains largely unchanged from previous iterations.

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Court of Appeal Decision: Alberta vs ENMAX Energy Corporation  

On April 26, 2018 the Court of Appeal of Alberta issued a decision related to the amount of interest a company can charge it’s affiliates given that the interest amount can be applied as a deduction against PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) charges.

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CCA Complaint against the AESO 

The CCA has filed a complaint against the AESO relating to Capacity Market design decisions. While the complaint is presented as a list of concerns about specific design parameters the underlying complaint is that mass market consumers voices have been under-represented in the AESO’s design process.

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Bill 13

On April 20, 2018 DOE hosted a webinar to share information on the recently passed Bill 13. The primary purpose of this bill is to amend five acts in order to enable the AUC, AESO And MSA to fulfill their roles in setting up the capacity market.

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AESO 2018 Tariff (12 CP and Customer Contribution Issue)

On April 24, 2018 the AESO presented to stakeholders their intended response to the AUC regarding the 12 CP and Customer Contribution issues:

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EPCOR ENERGY ALBERTA 2018-2021 EPSP

On March 16, 2018 the AUC approved most aspects of EPCOR Energy Alberta (EEA) proposed 2018-2021 Energy Price Setting Plan (EPSP) in Decision 22357-D01-2018.

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