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April 2018

Appeals Filed in Duke Energy Progress Rate Case Over Coal Ash Costs

In February, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (the “Commission”) issued its Order Accepting Stipulation, Deciding Contested Issues and Granting Partial Rate Increase in the Duke Energy Progress (“DEP”) rate case.  One of the most contentious issues in the rate case was the extent to which DEP could pass coal ash cleanup costs on to rate payers. The Commission found DEP is entitled to recover coal ash basin costs, less a …Read More

New Forms for Renewable Energy Facilities at the N.C. Utilities Commission

The N.C. Utilities Commission has issued new forms for Renewable Energy Producers that will be required beginning May 1, 2018. These include: (1) a new Certificate for Public Convenience and Necessity (“CPCN”) Application; (2) a new Report of Proposed Construction for projects that do not require a CPCN; (3) a Registration Statement which is required for any Renewable Energy Facility seeking Renewable Energy Credits and/or to participate in the new …Read More