NOTICE OF PURPA HEARING
Carroll EMC will hold a hearing to facilitate the consideration and determination of standards established by the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, as amended by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021.
This hearing is held pursuant to the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq., and particularly pursuant to 16 U.S.C. §§ 2621, 2622, 2631, and 2632. The hearing will be held at the Carroll EMC Corporate Office, with participant sign-in beginning at 8:00 a.m. and the hearing commencing at 9:00 a.m. on July 20, 2023. The following standards will be considered at the hearing:
Demand-response practices, pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 2621(d)(20).
Electric vehicle charging programs, pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 2621(d)(21).
The hearing will be governed by the “Rules for Conducting Proceedings Required by the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (as amended by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021)” (the “Rules”), which was adopted by the Board of Directors of Carroll EMC on February 22, 2023. A copy of the Rules may be obtained at Carroll EMC’s headquarters during business hours. The headquarters is located at 155 North Highway 113, Carrollton, Georgia 30117, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST/EDT. A copy of the Rules also may be downloaded from Carroll EMC’s PURPA Website at www.carrollemc.com/purpa.
In accordance with 16 U.S.C. § 2631, the United States Secretary of Energy, any affected electric utility, and any electric consumer of an affected electric utility has a right to intervene and participate as a formal party of record in the hearing. Please see Rule 4 concerning the procedure for intervention.
Any member of Carroll EMC that does not desire to intervene and participate as a formal party of record nonetheless will be given the opportunity to make an oral or written statement expressing his position and views on the foregoing standards. Please see Rule 5 concerning the procedure for making such statements.
All persons must sign in not later than 9:00 a.m. to ensure that they are able to participate in the hearing. Please see Rule 11 concerning the conduct of the hearing.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
The hearing schedule may be revised or updated; this site will reflect any changes.
Notices of Intervention Due
May 21, 2023
Requests for Information Due
June 5, 2023
Hearing at Carroll EMC
July 20, 2023
Written Limited Appearances Due
August 19, 2023
September 3, 2023
Written Determination Deadline
November 15, 2023
Questions or inquiries about Carroll EMC’s PURPA process and or activities should be directed to Carroll EMC’s PURPA Officer, Heather Whisenhunt, at email@example.com or by calling (770) 830-5726.
Shown below are the various documents that are being made available to those interested or desiring to participate in Carroll EMC’s PURPA proceedings:
PURPA Manual: Description of the rules that will apply to Carroll EMC’s PURPA process.
Notice of PURPA Hearing: Official notice of Carroll EMC’s PURPA hearing.
Notice of Intervention: Form to be used by a person interested in intervening in Carroll EMC’s PURPA proceedings.
Limited Appearance by Written Statement Form: Form to be completed by a person who wishes to make a limited appearance at Carroll EMC’s PURPA hearing.
Request for Information: Form to be used to request information relating to Carroll EMC’s PURPA proceedings.
Application for Compensation: Form to be used to request compensation relating to Carroll EMC’s PURPA proceedings.
Application for Transcript: Form to be used to request a copy of the transcript of Carroll EMC’s PURPA proceedings.
The documents are all available for inspection and copying between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the office of Carroll EMC, 155 N. Highway 113, Carrollton, GA 30117.