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Allowable Ex Parte Briefings

Allowable Ex Parte Communication Briefings

An Allowable Ex Parte Communication Briefing is a communication that is conducted in accordance with S.C. Code Ann. 58-3-260 (C) (6).  Communications, directly or indirectly, regarding any law or fact, or other matter that is reasonably expected to become an issue in a proceeding may be conducted before the commission, if properly noticed, consistent with the directives of S.C. Code Ann. 58-3-260. 

On December 8th, 2021, the Public Service Commission outlined the procedures by which an allowable ex parte briefing can be requested, which can be reviewed in this document

Allowable Ex Parte Communication Briefing Procedures and Forms are available for download from the Office of Regulatory Staff website - This link will take you to the ORS Website.

September 1st, 2022  at 3 p.m.: ND-2022-54-E: At the Request of Conservation Voters of SC on Electric Vehicle Charging, Grid Benefits and Examples of Other States’ Programs

March 28th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.: ND-2022-6-C: Charter Communications, Inc.

February 28th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: Dockets No. 2018-321-E and 2018-322-E: Electric Transportation Update and Potential New Programs (Transcript for 2018-321-E) (Transcript for 2018-322-E)

February 16th, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.: ND-2022-3-E: Overview of Santee Cooper’s 2020 Comprehensive Integrated Resource Plan, Plans for its Integrated Resource Plan Update and Presentation of Proposed Procedural Schedule for its Competitive Procurement Renewable Energy Filing/Petition

February 3rd, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: ND-2021-44-E: A Briefing by SC Clean Energy Industries Task Force Regarding the Merger of E4Carolinas and SC Clean Energy Business Association and the Introduction of Team Members

December 7th, 2021 at 2 p.m.: ND-2021-40-EG: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing from Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Incorporated (Piedmont) Regarding the Cost of Gas on Natural Gas Prices and Electricity Prices and Its Impact on Customers

December 7th, 2021 at 10 a.m.: ND-2021-39-EG: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing from Dominion Energy, South Carolina, Incorporated (DESC) Regarding the Cost of Gas on Natural Gas Prices and Electricity Prices and Its Impact on Customers

December 2nd, 2021 at 10 a.m.: ND-2021-34-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing from the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff Regarding Its Oversight of the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper)

November 19th, 2021 at 11 a.m.: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing in Docket No. 2021-349-E

October 14th, 2021 at 10 a.m.: ND 2021-33-E: High-Level Overview of Santee Cooper's Organization and Operations, as Well as the Statutory Responsibility of the Commission

*POSTPONED* August 11th, 2020 at 10 a.m.: ND 2020-20-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Tree Trimming and the Pros and Cons of Above-Ground Utility Lines

*POSTPONED* April 16th, 2020 at 10 a.m.: ND-2020-9-A: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss an Introduction to the State's Consumer Protection Agency

*CANCELLED* January 21st, 2020 at 10 a.m.: ND-2020-2-G: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Contaminated MGP Site on Bramlette Road in Greenville, South Carolina 

December 18th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: ND-2019-38-G: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing and Updates on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

December 11th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: 2018-321-E: Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for Approval of Proposed Electric Transportation Pilot and An Accounting Order to Defer Capital and Operating Expenses

December 11th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: 2018-322-E: Application of Duke Energy Progress, LLC for Approval of Proposed Electric Transportation Pilot and An Accounting Order to Defer Capital and Operating Expenses

December 11th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: ND-2019-35-G: Request for Allowable Ex Parte Communication Briefing for an Update on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

November 7th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: ND-2019-29-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss General Information and Consideration Regarding Regulatory Electric Vehicle Policies

September 25th, 2019 at 2:30 PM: ND-2019-21-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC’s Anderson, South Carolina Energy Storage and Microgrid Project

September 19th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: NDI-2019-20-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Commerce Overview, Current Economic Development Activity, and Role Energy Plays in Recruiting and Growing Business

September 17th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: Docket No. 2019-281-S: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing Regarding Regulatory Treatment of Plant Acquisitions

*POSTPONED* September 4th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: ND-2019-21-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing Regarding Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC's Anderson, SC Energy Storage and Microgrid Project

August 14th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: *Click on each Docket to view transcripts* Dockets No2019-169-E2019-170-E2019-182-E2019-185-E2019-186-E2019-195-E2019-196-E2019-207-E2019-208-E2019-210-E2019-211-E2019-224-E, and 2019-225-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Key Components of Act 62 

July 29th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: Docket No. 2018-202-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Implementation of Tranche 1 of the Competitive Procurement of Renewable Energy Program and Future Plans for Tranche 2

June 26th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: ND-2019-15-E: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss Johnson Development Associates and House Bill 3659

June 12th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: ND-2019-13-E: South Carolina Solar Business Alliance, Incorporated - Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss The South Carolina Energy Freedom Act: An Overview and Next Steps

May 29th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: ND-2019-6-WS: Blue Granite Water Company - Allowable Ex Parte Briefing to Discuss State of the Company

April 30th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: ND-2019-2-A: Allowable Ex Parte Briefing Regarding Colite Technologies' Products and Services

April 4th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: ND-2019-3-E: Inquiry Regarding Tree Trimming and Potential Alternatives

March 7th, 2019 at 10:00 AM:  2017-370-E: Joint Application and Petition of South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and Dominion Energy, Incorporated for Review and Approval of a Proposed Business Combination between SCANA Corporation and Dominion Energy, Incorporated, as May Be Required, and for a Prudency Determination Regarding the Abandonment of the V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Project and Associated Customer Benefits and Cost Recovery Plans 

February 20th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: 2018-319-E: Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for Adjustments in Electric Rate Schedules and Tariffs and Request for an Accounting Order

February 19th, 2019 at 10:00 AM: 2013-298-E, 2016-149-E, and 2017-381-A: Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for Approval of New Cost Recovery Mechanism and Portfolio of Demand-Side Management and Energy Efficiency Programs-Ex Parte BriefingApplication of Duke Energy Progress, LLC Requesting Approval of Its Proposed Home Energy Improvement Program HEIP-6Office of Regulatory Staff's Petition for an Order Requiring Utilities to Report the Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act--Allowable Ex Parte Briefings 

February 14th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: 2017-370-E: Request by Commissioner Williams in Order No. 2019-100 for Briefing by the Office of Regulatory Staff Regarding: COMMISSION ORDER No. 2019-100 AND CUSTOMER EDUCATION PLAN IN ORDER No. 2018-804

February 6th, 2019 at 2:30 PM: 2017-370-E: Requested Allowable Ex Parte Briefing (Mr. Jerry Harvell) Regarding: Merger 

January 24th, 2019 at 2:00 PM: 2017-370-E: Requested/Scheduled Allowable Ex Parte Briefing Regarding Dominion, Inc., and Advertised $1000 Rebate

 

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