NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF PETITION BY APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE APPROPRIATE FRAMEWORK FOR COST RECOVERY, THE ALLOCATION OF COSTS NET OF BENEFITS PURSUANT TO CODE § 56-585.5 F AND CLASS AND JURISDICTIONAL COST ALLOCATION CASE NO. PUR-2022-00166 During its 2020 Session, the Virginia General Assembly enacted Chapters 1193 (HB 1526) and 1194 (SB 851) of the 2020 Virginia Acts of Assembly. These du- plicate Acts of Assembly, often called the Virginia Clean Economy Act (”VCEA”), turned efficient on July 1, 2020. The VCEA, inter alia, establishes a compulsory renewable vitality portfolio commonplace (”RPS”) for Appalachian Power Company (”APCo” or ”Company”) in new § 56-585.5 of the Code of Virginia (”Code”). Subdivision D 4 of Code § 56-585.5 requires APCo to submit yearly to the State Corporation Commission (”Commission”) plans and petitions for approval of recent photo voltaic and onshore wind technology capability (”RPS Filing”). In Case PUR-2021-00206, APCo submitted its second annual RPS Filing to the Commission on December 30, 2021. In that case, on July 15, 2022, the Commis- sion directed APCo to file a separate continuing to think about the suitable framework for price restoration, the allocation of prices web of advantages pursuant to Code § 56-585.5 F, and sophistication and jurisdictional price allocation for VCEA-related prices. In compliance with that directive, APCo made a Filing (”Petition”) on September 30, 2022. As a part of its Petition, APCo addresses the next: a. The applicable proxy values for prevented capability prices related to VCEA assets that aren’t bid into the PJM Interconnection, LLC (”PJM”) capability market. b. The applicable proxy values for RECs to be transferred from renewable vitality tasks to a separate REC price restoration mechanism. c. Alternative price allocation methodologies for the Commission’s consideration, together with each jurisdictional and sophistication price allocation alternate options. d. How the Company’s proposal complies with Code § 56-585.5 F to allocate ”prices web of advantages” to prospects who’ve elected to obtain electrical provide service from a provider aside from the utility. e. Specifies the choice price allocation methodology, or methodologies, APCo recommends the Commission undertake. f. Describes how the Company proposes to allocate prices and advantages of VCEA-related assets underneath every of the alternate options offered. g. Details whether or not the Company proposes to make use of the identical or a distinct allocation methodology relying on whether or not the useful resource is Company-owned or an influence buy settlement. Similarly, particulars whether or not the Company proposes to deal with all VCEA-related assets as a fleet, utilizing the identical price allocation me- thodology for all the assets, or in another way, with differing price allocation methodologies relying on the kind of VCEA-related useful resource (i.e., photo voltaic, onshore wind, offshore wind, or vitality storage assets). h. Details the Company’s proposed methodology for calculating the proxy worth of prevented capability prices related to assets not bid into the PJM capability market. i. Provides the proposed fee design for all fee courses for every different price allocation methodology included within the submitting. For every different methodology, additionally embrace a invoice evaluation that gives the projected invoice impacts for residential, small basic service, and huge energy service prospects’ payments. Proposed Cost Recovery Mechanisms APCo proposes to get better the prices related to VCEA-related services by quantifying the worth streams of every facility, together with vitality, capability and RECs. The prices would then be assigned to separate income necessities based mostly on the worth stream methodology. APCo proposes to get better these prices via three fee adjustment clauses (”RACs”): (i)A.5 RPS-RAC: The A.5 RPS-RAC consists of two subcomponents relying on the relevant Code part: (a)A.5 RPS-RACD&E – This RAC recovers the renewable attribute prices related to tasks acquired in compliance with Code § 56-585.5 D&E. (b)A.5 RPS-RACF – This RAC recovers the renewable attribute prices related to tasks acquired in compliance with Code § 56-585.5 F. (ii)A.5 PCAP-RAC: The A.5 PCAP-RAC recovers the capability prices related to tasks acquired via energy buy agreements. (iii)A.6 RPS-RAC: The A.6 RPS-RAC consists of two subcomponents to separate the vitality and capability prices: (a)A.6 RPS-RACC – recovers the capability prices related to Company-owned tasks. (b)A.6 RPS-RACE -recovers the vitality prices related to Company-owned tasks. The Company states that this construction would enable it to find out, as required by Code, the ”price web of advantages” to cost every buyer sort. The Company asserts that its proposed price restoration mechanisms are designed to permit the Company to assign prices to prospects in keeping with the varied necessities within the Code of Virginia. Interested individuals are inspired to assessment APCo’s Petition and supporting paperwork in full for particulars about these and different proposals. The Commission has taken judicial discover of the continued public well being points associated to the unfold of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. In accordance therewith, all pleadings, briefs, or different paperwork required to be served on this matter shall be submitted electronically to the extent licensed by 5 VAC 5 20-150, Copies and format, of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (”Rules of Practice”). Confidential and Extraordinarily Sensitive Information shall not be submitted electronically and may adjust to 5 VAC 5-20-170, Confidential info, of the Rules of Practice. Any individual in search of at hand ship and bodily file or submit any pleading or different doc shall contact the Clerk’s Office Document Control Center at (804) 371-9838 to rearrange the supply. Pursuant to five VAC 5-20-140, Filing and repair, of the Rules of Practice, the Commission has directed that service on events and the Commission’s Staff on this matter shall be completed by digital means. Please confer with the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing or subsequent Hearing Examiner’s Ruling for additional directions regarding Confidential or Extraordinarily Sensitive Information. The Commission entered an Order for Notice and Hearing on this continuing that, amongst different issues, scheduled public hearings on APCo’s Petition. On May 23, 2023, at 10 a.m., the Hearing Examiner assigned to this matter will maintain a telephonic listening to, with no witness current within the Commission’s courtroom, for the aim of receiving the testimony of public witnesses. On or earlier than May 15, 2023, any individual wanting to supply testimony as a public witness shall present to the Commission (a) your identify, and (b) the phone quantity that you just want the Commission to name through the listening to to obtain your testimony. This info could also be supplied to the Commission in 3 ways: (i) by filling out a type on the Commission’s web site at scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting; (ii) by finishing and emailing the PDF model of this kind to [email protected]; or (iii) by calling (804) 371-9141. This public witness listening to will likely be webcast at scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting. On May 24, 2023, at 10 a.m., within the Commission’s second ground courtroom situated within the Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, the Hearing Examiner appointed to this matter will convene a listening to to obtain testimony and proof associated to the Company’s Petition from the Company, any respondents, and the Commission’s Staff. An digital copy of the APCo’s Petition could also be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Company, Noelle J. Coates, Esquire, American Electric Power Service Corporation, 1051 East Cary Street, Suite 1100, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or [email protected]. Interested individuals additionally could obtain unofficial copies from the Commission’s web site: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Case-Information. On or earlier than January 27, 2023, any individual or entity wishing to take part as a respondent on this continuing could accomplish that by submitting a discover of participation at scc.virginia.gov/clk/efiling. Those unable, as a sensible matter, to file a discover of participation electronically could file such discover by U.S. mail to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, c/o Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118. Such discover of participation shall embrace the e-mail addresses of such events or their counsel, if out there. The respondent concurrently shall serve a replica of the discover of participation on counsel to the Company. Pursuant to five VAC 5-20-80 B, Participation as a respondent, of the Rules of Practice, any discover of participation shall set forth: (i) a exact assertion of the inte- remainder of the respondent; (ii) a press release of the precise motion sought to the extent then recognized; and (iii) the factual and authorized foundation for the motion. Any group, company, or authorities physique collaborating as a respondent should be represented by counsel as required by 5 VAC 5-20-30, Counsel, of the Rules of Practice. All filings shall confer with Case No. PUR-2022-00166. For further details about participation as a respondent, any individual or entity ought to receive a replica of the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing. On or earlier than May 22, 2023, any individual or entity could submit feedback on the Petition by following the directions discovered on the Commission’s web site: scc.virginia.gov/casecomments/Submit-Public-Comments. Those unable, as a sensible matter, to submit feedback electronically could file such feedback with the Clerk of the Commission on the deal with listed above. All such feedback shall confer with Case No. PUR-2022-00166. Any paperwork filed in paper type with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission on this docket could use each side of the paper. In all different respects, besides as modified by the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing, all filings shall comply totally with the necessities of 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Rules of Practice. The Petition, the Commission’s Rules of Practice, the Commission’s Order for Notice and Hearing, and different paperwork filed within the case could also be seen at: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Case-Information. APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY


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