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PSC Case No 15 0301 E GI

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
OF WEST VIRGINIA
CHARLESTON
CASE NO. 15-0301-E-GI
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY AND
WHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dba
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER,
Petition to initiate annual review and to
update the ENEC rates currently in effect.
CASE NO. 15-0303-E-P
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY AND
WHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dba
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER,
Petition for review and determination of
2015 Energy Efficiency/Demand Response Program rates.
NOTICE OF FILING AND HEARING
On March 2, 2014, Appalachian Power Company (APCo) and Wheeling Power Company (WPCo), both doing business as American Electric Power (jointly, the Companies) filed the 2015 petition to initiate the annual Expanded Net Energy Cost (ENEC) proceeding. APCo and WPCo propose to increase ENEC rates to produce an additional $61.5 million in annual ENEC revenues, address the treatment of PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff revenues and roll the $1.8 million deferred Construction Surcharge overrecovery into the ENEC balance.
On March 2, 2014, APCo and WPCo also filed a Petition for review of their Energy Efficiency/Demand Response (EEIDR) program rates. They asked the Commission to approve continuation of current EE/DR rates and requested that the budget for the EE/DR programs be increased to $10 million from $8.2 million, with $1.8 million to be invested by the Companies. The $1.8 million would fund an Integrated Volt VAR control system pilot program
The Commission set a procedural schedule, including a hearing date in both of these cases for June 4-5, 2015. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015, in the Howard M. Cunningham Hearing Room at the Commission’s offices at 201 Brooks Street, Charleston, West Virginia.
Anyone desiring to intervene and act as a party in either of these cases should file a petition to intervene within ten days following the date of this publication, complying with the rules on intervention set forth in the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Anyone desiring to protest should file a written protest as soon as possible although protests will be accepted throughout the pendency of this proceeding. All written protests should briefly state the reason for the protest. All protests and Petitions to Intervene should state the case name and number and be addressed to Ingrid Ferrell, Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323.
APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY and
WHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dba
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER