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Docket: 12-001-R

Style: IN THE MATTER OF AMENDMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION'S NET METERING RULES

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Company Name Docket Role
Commission Initiating Party
Arkansas Building Authority Intervenor
Arkansas Department of Correction Intervenor
Arkansas Department of Human Services Intervenor
Arkansas Tech University Intervenor
Ball, William R. Intervenor
University of Arkansas System Intervenor
APSC General Staff Party
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Arkansas Electric Energy Consumers, Inc. Party
Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative, Inc. Party
Attorney General of Arkansas Party
C & L Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Clay County Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. Party
Farmers Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
First Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Mississippi County Electric Cooperative, Inc. Party
North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Inc. Party
Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company Party
Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc. Party
South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Inc. Party
Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Party
Southwestern Electric Power Company Party
The Empire District Electric Company Party
Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation Party
File Date/Time Description
3:09:00 PM
1/4/2012

1. Order #1 (COMMISSION) Recent developments, including the Arkansas Court of Appeals’ decision issued in Entergy Ark., Inc. v. Ark. Pub. Serv. Comm’n, 2011 Ark. App. 453 regarding the indemnification requirement, indicate that changes to the [Net Metering Rules (NMR)] regarding indemnification are necessary. Accordingly, this Docket is hereby established for the purpose of receiving comments on said indemnification and any other provisions of the NMR that could present impediments to the development and use of net metering facilities in Arkansas. . . . Simultaneous Initial Comments shall be filed no later than 12 noon on Friday, February 24, 2012. Simultaneous Reply Comments shall be filed no later than 12 noon on Friday, March 16, 2012. Simultaneous Sur-Reply Comments shall be filed no later than 12 noon on Friday, March 30, 2012. A public evidentiary hearing to consider all issues raised by the Parties pursuant to the foregoing procedural schedule is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in Commission Hearing Room No. 1, Arkansas Public Service Commission Building, 1000 Center Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. . . . Other entities or individuals desiring official Party status shall file a formal petition to intervene pursuant to Rule 3.04 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (RPP) on or before 12 noon, within thirty (30) days of this Order. . . Finally, Staff shall comply with the requirements of Ark. Code Ann. §§ 10-3-309, 23-15-204 and RPP Rule 12.05 on behalf of the Commission. Establishes Docket. Ks

10:18:00 AM
1/5/2012

2. Petition to Intervene filed by William R. Ball, pro se. Ks (Order #2)

1:12:00 PM
1/24/2012

3. Order #2 (Commission) The Commission approves the Petition to Intervene filed, pro se, on January 5, 2012, by William Ball. Ks

2:26:00 PM
1/27/2012

4. Arkansas Electric Energy Consumers, Inc., submits Petition to Intervene. Cm (Order #3)

9:50:00 AM
2/2/2012

5. Petition to Intervene filed by the University of Arkansas System. Ks (Order #4)

12:20:00 PM
2/2/2012

6. Arkansas Tech University submits Petition to Intervene. Kr (Order #4)

12:42:00 PM
2/2/2012

7. Petition to Intervene filed by Arkansas Building Authority. Ks (Order #4)

3:18:00 PM
2/2/2012

8. Petition to Intervene filed by the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Ks (Order #4)

3:52:00 PM
2/2/2012

9. Arkansas Department of Correction submits Petition to Intervene. Kr (Order #4)

1:39:00 PM
2/10/2012

10. Entergy Arkansas Inc., submits response to petitions to intervene by the University of Arkansas System, Arkansas Tech University, The Arkansas Department of Human Services, The Arkansas Department of Corrections, and the Arkansas Building Authority. Kr

1:55:00 PM
2/10/2012

11. Arkansas Public Service Commission General Staff's Response to Petitions to Intervene by State Agencies. Ks

3:42:00 PM
2/14/2012

12. Order #3 (Commission) Pursuant to Rule 3.04 of the Arkansas Public Service Commission ("Commission") Rules of Practice and Procedure and in accordance with Order No. 1 in this Docket filed on January 4, 2012, and in the absence of objection from any of the parties, the Commission approves the Petition to Intervene filed on January 27, 2012, by Arkansas Electric Energy Consumers, Inc. Ks

3:51:00 PM
2/14/2012

13. ORDER #4 (COMMISSION) The Commission finds that the request of Entergy Arkansas Inc., and the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission that the state agencies' petitions be consolidated and that the agencies be authorized to proceed as a group is reasonable. The Commission grants the Petitions to Intervene of U of A System, Arkansas Tech, Arkansas Building Authority, Arkansas Department Human Services, and Arkansas Department of Correction on the condition that these entities intervene and participate in this proceeding as a single and united State Agencies Intervenor, retaining the rights to advance their individual positions to the extent they diverge from the group. Regarding the persons entitled to receive service and be included on the Commission Secretary's Official Docket Service List for the State Agencies group in this case, each entity forming the larger group is permitted to have one designated representative for service, for a total of five (5) people for the entire State Agencies group. Within five (5) days of the date of this Order, the State Agencies group should provide the Secretary in writing the names and complete contact information, including email addresses, of the five individuals to be included on the List. Kr

4:10:00 PM
2/23/2012

14. Initial comments filed by William Ball. Kr

8:40:00 AM
2/24/2012

15. Pursuant to Order No. 1, the Attorney General of Arkansas submits Initial Comments. Ks

9:31:00 AM
2/24/2012

16. Initial Comments of Joint utilities in Response to Order No. 1 filed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Southwestern Electric Power Company, The Empire District Electric Company, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Cm

10:01:00 AM
2/24/2012

17. Initial Comments filed by the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Cm

10:57:00 AM
2/24/2012

18. Initial comments by Arkansas Building Authority, Arkansas Tech University, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas Department of Correction and University of Arkansas System. Kr

11:21:00 AM
2/24/2012

19. Arkansas Electric Energy Consumers, Inc., and Arkansas Gas Consumers, Inc., will not be filing Initial comments in this matter today. Ks

2:14:00 PM
3/1/2012

20. The General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission submits a copy of the letter addressed to Ms. Donna Davis of the Arkansas Legislative Council, Bureau of Legislative Research for filing in this docket. Ks

9:46:00 AM
3/16/2012

21. Reply Comments of Joint Utilities in Response to Order No.1 filed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Southwestern Electric Power Company, The Empire District Electric Company, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation. Cm

10:38:00 AM
3/16/2012

22. Reply Comments of Attorney General of Arkansas pursuant to Order No. 1. Cm

10:37:00 AM
3/16/2012

23. Reply Comments filed by William R. Ball. Cm

11:42:00 AM
3/16/2012

24. Reply Comments by Arkansas Building Authority, Arkansas Tech University, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas Department of Corrections, and University of Arkansas System. Ks

11:49:00 AM
3/16/2012

25. Reply Comments filed by General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Cm

8:49:00 AM
3/20/2012

26. Letter filed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc. with a corrected Attachment B to the Initial Comments of Joint Utilities in Response to Order No. 1, filed February 24, 2012. Cm

10:41:00 AM
3/21/2012

27. Proof of publication for publication of hearing notice in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette filed by Secretary of the Commission for the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Kr

8:35:00 AM
3/30/2012

28. Joint Surreply Comments of The Attorney General of Arkansas, Arkansas Building Authority, Arkansas Tech University, Department of Human Services, Department of Corrections and the University of Arkansas System. Ks

8:51:00 AM
3/30/2012

29. Surreply Comments of Joint Utilities filed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Southwestern Electric Power Company, The Empire District Electric Company, Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company and Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Cm

11:30:00 AM
3/30/2012

30. Sur-reply Comments of General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Cm

11:39:00 AM
3/30/2012

31. Surreply Comments of William Ball, pro se. Ks

9:27:00 AM
4/13/2012

32. Attorney General of Arkansas submits Supplemental Hearing Response. Cm

12:20:00 PM
4/17/2012

33. Transcript to Hearing held on April 10, 2012 filed by Bushman Court Reporting. Ks

12:20:00 PM
4/17/2012

34. Exhibits to Transcript of Hearing held on April 10, 2012 filed by Bushman Court Reporting. Ks

1:09:00 PM
4/17/2012

35. The General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission submits response to Joint Utilities State Supplement offered as Joint Utilities Hearing Exhibit 1. kr

3:43:00 PM
4/17/2012

36. Entergy Arkansas, Inc., submits letter that the Joint Utilities do not object to the request by the Arkansas Attorney General (AG) and the General Staff to supplement the record with the statues and rules from Alaska and Montana attached to the AG's Supplemental Hearing Response. Kr

11:42:00 AM
5/2/2012

37. ORDER #5 (COMMISSION) There being no further objection, and duly noting the concerns raised by the Attorney General of Arkansas and General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission, the Commission admits the State Supplement into the record, as supplemented by the additional information provide by the Attorney General. Kr

2:42:00 PM
6/15/2012

38. ORDER #6 (COMMISSION) Accordingly, the Commission adopts amendments to the Net Metering Rules exempting governmental entities from the requirement to sign indemnity agreements. These amendments are indicated in blackline Attachment A and as clean version in Attachment B. Ks

2:56:00 PM
6/18/2012

39. Arkansas Public Service Commission Staff letter to the Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin, and Arkansas Register Transmittal sheet; Donna Davis, Bureau of Legislative Research; Arkansas State Library, and Agency Certification Form; Financial Impact Statement; and a final copy of the amended portion of the Net Metering Rules as approved in Order No. 6 in this docket. Ks

1:29:00 PM
6/25/2012

40. Letter filed by the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission with the attached Agency Certification Form of the Arkansas State Library. Ks

11:53:00 AM
7/19/2012

41. ERRATA ORDER # 7 (COMMISSION) On June 15, 2012, by Order No. 6 in this docket, the Arkansas Public Service Commission ("Commission") adopted amendments to the Commission's Net Metering Rules. The Commission hereby replaces Attachments A and B to that order, which provided mark-up and clean versions of the rule amendments, with Attachments A and B to this order. The Commission hereby adopts typographical corrections which are not substantive and which do not raise any issue contested by any party. Ks

10:56:00 AM
7/20/2012

42. Motion for Compliance Tariff Filings filed by the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Ks

2:27:00 PM
8/8/2012

43. ORDER #8 (COMMISSION) The Commission orders and directs all jurisdictional electric utilities to file net-metering tariffs complying with recent amendments to the Commission's Net Metering Rules no later than noon on August 20, 2012, in this docket. Ks

2:27:00 PM
8/8/2012

44. Per Commission Order #8 in this docket issued August 8, 2012, all filings in 12-046-TF are transferred to this docket. Kr

2:57:00 PM
8/16/2012

45. Farmers Electric Cooperative Corporation submits net-metering tariff revisions in compliance with recent amendments to the Commission's Net Metering Rule in this docket. Kr

10:24:00 AM
8/17/2012

46. Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation submits this net-metering tariff with revisions in compliance with recent amendments to Net Metering Rules. Cm

10:45:00 AM
8/17/2012

47. Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm

10:51:00 AM
8/17/2012

48. Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement form. Ks

11:03:00 AM
8/17/2012

49. Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc. submits revised Standard Interrconnection Agreement Form. Cm

11:06:00 AM
8/17/2012

50. Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Ks

11:09:00 AM
8/17/2012

51. North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Inc.,revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm

11:12:00 AM
8/17/2012

52. Mississippi County Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Ks

11:14:00 AM
8/17/2012

53. Clay County Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Ks

11:17:00 AM
8/17/2012

54. C & L Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm

11:19:00 AM
8/17/2012

55. Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Ks

11:22:00 AM
8/17/2012

56. Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Interconnection Agreement Form to meet the requirements established in this docket. Kr

9:00:00 AM
8/20/2012

57. First Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm

9:28:00 AM
8/20/2012

58. Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative, Inc.,submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm (Order#9)

10:07:00 AM
8/20/2012

59. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company submits testimony and exhibits that comply with the amendments to the net metering rules (Tariffs.) Cm (Order#9)

10:57:00 AM
8/20/2012

60. Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm

11:16:00 AM
8/20/2012

61. Farmers Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm (Order#9)

11:58:00 AM
8/20/2012

62. Southwestern Electric Power Company submits Testimony and Exhibits of Sonia B. Morgan seeks approval of its revised Tariff Sheet No. 41 regarding Net Metering. Kr

1:24:00 PM
8/20/2012

63. Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Net Metering Tariff and Standard Interconnection Agreement in compliance with recent amendments to the Commission's Net Metering Rules. Kr (Order#9)

8:07:00 AM
8/21/2012

64. Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Net Metering Tariff and Standard Interconnection Agreement in compliance with recent amendments to the Commission's Net Metering Rules. Cm (Tariffs)

12:58:00 PM
8/24/2012

65. South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative Inc., submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement Form. Cm (Order#9)

11:28:00 AM
8/27/2012

66. The Empire District Electric Company submits updated tariff with revisions pertaining to Net Metering tariff and Standard Interconnection Agreement. Cm (Order#9)

2:24:00 PM
8/28/2012

67. Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation submits replacement of documents filed on August 20, 2012 to meet the requirements established in this docket. Kr (Order#9)

11:47:00 AM
8/29/2012

68. Southwestern Electric Power Company submits revised Net Metering Tariff. Kr (Order#9)

11:55:00 AM
8/29/2012

69. Ashley-Chicot Electric Cooperative, Inc. submits revised page 4 for the Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering. Cm (Order#9)

11:55:00 AM
8/29/2012

70. South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative Inc., submits revised page 4 for the Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering. Cm (Order#9)

10:53:00 AM
9/5/2012

71. Compliance Testimony of Clark D. Cotten, Senior Electrical Engineer, on behalf of the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Ks

11:11:00 AM
9/5/2012

72. First Electric Cooperative Corporation submit revise Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

1:51:00 PM
9/5/2012

73. Southwest Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

1:55:00 PM
9/5/2012

74. Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Ks (Order#9)

1:55:00 PM
9/5/2012

75. Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Ks (Order#9)

2:00:00 PM
9/5/2012

76. Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

2:02:00 PM
9/5/2012

77. C & L Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

2:05:00 PM
9/5/2012

78. Clay County Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Ks (Order#9)

2:07:00 PM
9/5/2012

79. Mississippi County Electric Cooperative Inc. submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

2:09:00 PM
9/5/2012

80. North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Ks (Order#9)

2:11:00 PM
9/5/2012

81. Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

2:15:00 PM
9/5/2012

82. Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc. submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Ks (Order#9)

2:32:00 PM
9/6/2012

83. Compliance Testimony of Clark D. Cotten, Senior Electrical Engineer on behalf of the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Cm

10:57:00 AM
9/10/2012

84. Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation submits revised Standard Interconnection Agreement for Net Metering Facilities. Cm (Order#9)

12:43:00 PM
9/10/2012

85. Compliance Testimony of Clark D. Cotten, Senior Electrical Engineer, on behalf of the General Staff of the Arkansas Public Service Commission. Cm

3:57:00 PM
9/10/2012

86. ORDER #9 (COMMISSION) Based upon the tariff revision applications and the recommendations of Staff, the Commission hereby approves the aforementioned tariffs and Standard Interconnection Agreements. Ks

9:34:00 AM
1/10/2013

87. Order #10 (COMMISSION) Closed Docket. Cm


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