Colorado Department of Law — Annual Report 2009
Advised the Public Utilities Commission in its consideration of the 120-day bid evaluation reports filed by Public Service Company and the independent evaluator as part of Phase II of Public Service’s application for approval of its electric resource plan covering 2008-2015.
Advised the Public Utilities Commission in Qwest Corporation’s application under House Bill 08-1227 to increase the cap for its basic local exchange service offering.
Advised the Public Utilities Commission on various new taxicab applications, which are premised on the relaxed entry standard enacted at § 40-10-105(2)(b) C.R.S., as amended by
House Bill 08-1227.
Advised the PUC in an investigation
concerning the PUC’s legal authority to regulate the resource planning activities of cooperative electric associations and Tri- State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. The PUC and Tri-State reached agreement on a process that increases the transparency of Tri-State’s resource planning activities.
Continue to advise PUC regarding proposed transmission line construction project extending from San Luis Valley to Pueblo. Matter concerns the application and interpretation of Senate Bill 07-100, codified at § 40-2-126, concerning the construction of transmission lines to support renewable electricity generation.