Market Manager Recommendations of the 2008 Clean Energy Program Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Programs and Energy Efficiency Protocols, BPU Docket No. EX04040276 Rate Counsel is participating in the proposed 2008 Renewable Energy ("RE") budget and RE programs, Energy Efficiency ("EE") budget and EE programs.
Final Comments filed by Rate Counsel on November 30, 2008 which address the proposed budgets and program proposals developed by the Market Managers.
Proposed Amendments to N.J.A.C. 14:4-1.2, 14:8-2.1 to 8-2.3, 2.8 to 2.11 Published June 15, 2008, New Jersey Public Register Before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Comments of the Division of Rate Counsel on the BPU's proposed revisions to the solar energy component of its Renewable Portfolio Standards Rule (8/15/08)
In the Matter of the Petition of South Jersey Gas Company to Change the Level of its Societal Benefits Clause (SBC) and Transportation Initiation Clause (TIC), BPU Docket No. GR07120969, OAL Docket No. PUCRS 00674-2008s. On December 21, 2007 South Jersey Company filed a petition seeking approval to Change the Levels of its SBC and its TIC. The Company is seeking a $7,403,161 increase in its SBC and a $39,000 reduction to the TIC. The proposed increase in the SBC consists of a proposed increase of 1.5 cents per them the Company’s Remediation Adjustment Clause (RAC), offset by a decrease of .27 cents per them in the Clean Energy Program (CLEP) charge. The Company is proposing a small decrease, .01 cents per therm in its TIC. The proposed rate changes would total $2.44, or approximately 0.82% on a 200-therm winter heating bill.
Public Hearing Statement given by Sarah H. Steindel in Voorhees, New Jersey on June 11, 2008.
Petition of New Jersey Natural Gas Company for Approval of an Increase in Gas Rates, Depreciation Rates for Gas Property, and for Changes in the Tariff for Gas Service, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 48:2-18 and 48:2-21, BPU Docket No. GR07110889, OAL Docket No. PUC-12545-07 On November 20, 2007, New Jersey Natural Gas Company filed a Petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities seeking approval to increase its rates for natural gas service by $54.5 million. Under the Company's proposal, an average monthly bill for a typical residential heating customer using an average of 100 therms per month would increase by about $11.35 per month, or 7.5 percent per year.
Direct Testimony of Howard Woods (May 30, 2008), James Cotton (May 30, 2008), Andrea Crane (May 30, 2008), Brian Kalcic (May 30, 2008), Michael J. McFadden, A.E. Middents and John N. Peters (May 9, 2008), Rick W. Lelash (April 25, 2008), David Peterson (April 18, 2008), Matthew I. Kahal (April 17, 2008), filed on behalf of the Division of Rate Counsel. Supplemental Direct Testimony of Richard LeLash filed on behalf of the Division of Rate Counsel on May 30, 2008.
Public Hearing Statement given by Judith B. Appel, Assistant Deputy Public Advocate on May 13, 2008 in Freehold, New Jersey.
In the Matter of the Proposal for Account Look-Up for Third Party Suppliers and Clean Power Marketers, BPU Docket No. A07110885 On November 30, 2007, the BPU issued a request for comments to all interested parties concerning a procedure to allow local distribution companies (gas and electric) to release customer account information to third party energy suppliers or clean power marketers pursuant to N.J.A.C. 14:4-1A.3.
Comments filed on January 11, 2008, in response to the BPU's request for comments.