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PSC Reminds Consumers of Town Hall Meetings In Black Hills Rate Case

PSC Reminds Consumers of Town Hall Meetings in Black Hills Rate Case


PSC Reminds Consumers of Town Hall Meetings
               In Black Hills Rate Case

Lincoln, September 21, 2020 – The Nebraska Public Service
Commission reminds consumers that it will be holding virtual
Town Hall meetings as a part of the Black Hills Energy Rate
case application process.

On June 1, 2020, Black Hills Energy filed an application with the PSC
seeking a$17.5 million general rate increase. The proposal will
increase Black Hills’ fixed customer charges and distribution
charges, the rates regulated by the Commission.

As a part of the process, and in order to provide information and
address questions regarding the potential rate increase, the
Commission will hold three virtual Town Hall meetings . The Town
Hall Meetings scheduled for Tuesday, September 22 and Thursday,
September 24 will be held virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus
public health emergency. A detailed schedule of the Town Hall
meetings and information on participating can be found on the PSC
website @ https://tinyurl.com/BlackHillsRateCaseTownHallMtgs .

The town hall meetings will begin with a presentation of by Black
Hills Nebraska Gas, followed by a presentation by the Public
Advocate. Customers are represented by the Public Advocate, an
attorney with experience in natural gas matters. Lincoln attorney
Bill Austin is currently serving as the Public Advocate. The public
will also have the opportunity to ask questions. Questions may also
be submitted in advance of the town hall meetings. A link to submit
questions can be found on the NG-109 Town Hall Meeting page of
the PSC website. Questions submitted prior to the town hall meetings
will be asked during one of the town hall meetings. A recording of the
Sept. 24, town hall meeting will be made available when completed
on the PSC YouTube channel

The PSC also reminds consumers the Commission will hold a formal
hearing on the Black Hills proposal beginning October 26, to hear
evidence from the company, the Public Advocate and the other
parties. The location and online access to the hearing will be
provided once determined. ###

Deb Collins- Media & Communications Mgr.
(402) 471-0226


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