RE:      In the Matter of the General Order Interest Rate Calculation of Commission Rule Sections 241(c) and 504(f)(iii) for 2011 - Docket No. 90090-5-XO-10 (Record No. 12699)



(Issued November 23, 2010)


            Pursuant to Sections 241(c) and 504(f)(iii) of the Commission’s Procedural Rules and Special Regulations, the Commission set the interest rate payable on customer deposits held by gas, electric, and water utilities and telecommunications companies in the state of Wyoming, in its open meeting held on November 23, 2010.  The interest rate is set at 1.80% per annum for the period of January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011.


            The interest rate provided for in Rule Section 241 is also incorporated by reference in Rule Section 250, Electric, Gas, and Water Public Utility Commodity Balancing Account, as a basis for periodic pass-on filings, when a utility charges or collects interest on any over- or under-collected balance in an authorized Commodity Balancing Account.  Notice of the 2011 interest rate is also published on the Commission’s web site at 


            The Wyoming Commission Rules may be accessed by going to the Commission’s website at and following the link on “Rules” to the Secretary of State’s website. 


            This Letter Order is effective from January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011.


            MADE and ENTERED at Cheyenne, Wyoming, on November 23, 2010.


                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION:





                                                                        J. BLAIR BALES, Assistant Secretary

Wyoming Public Service Commission

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                                                                        Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002