Recent OCA Filings


Rocky Mountain Power

March 16, 2018 - RMP - Record No 14847 - Bryce Freeman Testimony and Exhibits detailing the OCA recommendations in the DSM docket.

Rocky Mountain Power

March 2, 2018 - RMP - Record No 14781 - Bryce Freeman Public Testimony and Exhibits detailing additional OCA recommendations in the New Wind/Transmission CPCN docket.
 

Rocky Mountain Power

November 20, 2017 - RMP - Record No 14781 - Bryce Freeman Public Testimony and Exhibits detailing the OCA recommendations in the New Wind/Transmission CPCN docket.

Black Hills Energy

November 15, 2017 - BHE - Record No 14800 - Denise Parrish Public Testimony and Exhibits detailing the OCA recommendations in the Energy Cost Adjustment docket.

Century Link

November 15, 2017 - CL - Record No 14742 - Bryce Freeman Public Testimony and Exhibits detailing the OCA recommendations in the Deregulation docket.

 

 

 

 

OCA in the News 

Local News 8 (Idaho Falls, ID) - April 14, 2018 -

The Wyoming OCA is cited in the article "Wyoming wind projects gain approval" http://www.localnews8.com/news/wyoming/wyoming-wind-projects-gain-approval/729201779 about the recently decided Rocky Mountain Power wind and transmission case.

KPVI (Pocatello, ID) - April 14, 2018 -
The Wyoming OCA is cited in the articles "Wyoming regulators approve Pacificorp's $2 billion wind power and transmission project" https://www.kpvi.com/news/regional_news/wyoming-regulators-approve-pacificorp-s-billion-wind-power-and-transmission/article_55b341b8-7ab3-57c9-8575-7f0810eaed6a.html and "Wyoming Approval Advances PacifiCorp Wind Expansion" https://www.kpvi.com/news/regional_news/wyoming-approval-advances-pacificorp-wind-expansion/article_f21b7168-3f5d-11e8-9393-c7b266858d96.html  about the recently decided Rocky Mountain Power wind and transmission case.

Casper Star Tribune - September 9, 2017-
Wyoming OCA Administrator Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "Rocky Mountain Power wants to spend billons on wind energy in Wyoming, but there will be hurdles" about issues surrounding the recently filed Rocky Mountain Power wind energy cases. Click to read Article

Utility Dive - December 20, 2016 -
Wyoming OCA Attorney Christopher Leger is quoted in the article "How Microsoft and a Wyoming utility designed a data center tariff that works for everyone"   http://www.utilitydive.com/news/how-microsoft-and-a-wyoming-utility-designed-a-data-center-tariff-that-work/430807/ about issues surrounding the recent Large Power Contract Tariff case.

Salt Lake Tribune - June 7, 2016 -
Wyoming OCA Attorney Christopher Leger is quoted in the article "California moving forward with plans for regional power grid, but questions, debate far from over"  http://www.sltrib.com/news/3966224-155/california-moving-forward-with-plans-for?fullpage=1 about issues surrounding the 2015 Rocky Mountain Power Rate Case.

News Letter Journal - March 10, 2016 -
The Administrator of the Wyoming OCA Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "Objections to gas proposal"  http://newslj.com/objections-to-gas-proposal/ about the recently filed Black Hills cost of service gas hedging case.

Casper Journal - March 7, 2016 -
OCA Senior Analyst Belinda Kolb is quoted in the article "Rocky Mountain Power pursues shorter term contracts" http://casperjournal.com/business/article_4a0f51c7-1c08-53a7-8b25-9d22480bd226.html about the Rocky Mountain Power Qualifying Facilities case.

Casper Star Tribune - March 7, 2016 -
The Administrator of the Wyoming OCA Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "To Drill or not to Drill: For gas utilities, increasingly that is the question"  http://trib.com/business/energy/to-drill-or-not-to-drill-for-gas-utilities-increasingly/article_18fe152a-66f0-5b39-9185-6b0a12998609.html about the recently filed Black Hills cost of service gas hedging case.

Saratoga Sun - March 2, 2016 -
The Administrator of the Wyoming OCA Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "OCA opposes Black Hill's plan to acquire reserves"  http://www.saratogasun.com/story/2016/03/02/news/oca-opposes-black-hills-plan-to-acquire-reserves/5208.html about the recently filed Black Hills cost of service gas hedging case.

Wyoming Business Report - February 24, 2016 -
The Administrator of the Wyoming OCA Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "Advocates: Utility reserve proposal could be risky" http://www.wyomingbusinessreport.com/advocates-utility-reserve-proposal-could-be-risky/ about the recently filed Black Hills cost of service gas hedging case.

Wyoming Public Media - March 5, 2015 -
The Administrator of the Wyoming OCA Bryce Freeman is quoted in the article "Rocky Mountain Power Requests Rate Increase" http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/rocky-mountain-power-requests-rate-increase-0 about the recently filed general rate case.

Billings Gazette - April 1, 2014 -
The Wyoming OCA is mentioned in the article "Environmentalists sue EPA over regional haze" http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/wyoming/environmentalists-sue-epa-over-regional-haze-plan/article_f1cc2b07-7a6f-56c6-b957-1c5a51764a6c.html about a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to control regional haze.

OCA Quick Facts

Did you know the Office of Consumer Advocate is not funded from the general fund and represents all Wyoming citizens in matters involving public utilities before the Public Service Commission? For other quick facts, please see the OCA Fact Sheet. For a more long term view on what the OCA has accomplished over time, see the 2003-2010 Fact Sheet released in 2012.