Kentucky Public Service Commission


View Case Filings for: 2020-00289


Case Number:2020-00289
Service Type:Gas
Filing Date:8/31/2020
Category:Regular
Utilities:

Atmos Energy Corporation


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

PBR Mechanism









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
6/20/2022 4:18:22 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. Atmos’ proposal to extend the PBR mechanism without modification is denied. 2. The current gas cost sharing calculation shall be modified as required herein, so that variances from 0 to 9.4 percent of Atmos’ actual gas costs are shared 70 percent to ratepayers and 30 percent to shareholders, with sharing thereafter allocated 50/50 between Atmos and its customers. 3. Atmos’ PBR tariff shall be modified to explicitly state the date the PBR mechanism approved and extended herein expires. 4. Atmos’ PBR mechanism, with the modifications required herein, is approved and effective on the date of this order through May 31, 2025. 5. Atmos shall file annual reports of its activity under the extended PBR including the same information as contained in the report filed in this proceeding. These reports shall be filed by August 31 of each calendar year, commencing in 2022. 6. Within 60 days after May 31, 2024, Atmos shall file an evaluation report on the results of the PBR mechanism for the PBR years ending in 2021 through 2024. This report shall be considered in any proceeding established to continue, modify, or terminate the PBR mechanism.


3/2/2022 2:43:35 PM

Atmos Energy Reply Brief 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2022-03-02_Atmos_Energy_Reply_Brief_-_2020-00289.pdf

2022-03-02 Atmos Energy Reply Brief - 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Reply_Brief_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Reply Brief Cover Letter 2020-00289

2/28/2022 2:59:19 PM

OAG Post-Hearing Position


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

2/18/2022 3:26:58 PM

2020-0089 Atmos Energy Post-Hearing Brief


Jo Lanz Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Post_Hearing_Brief.pdf

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Post Hearing Brief

Read1st_Atmos_Energy_Post_Hearing_Brief_Cover_Letter_-_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st Atmos Energy Post Hearing Brief Cover Letter - 2020-00289

2/16/2022 11:36:22 AM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Petition for Confidentiality Responses to Staff Post-Hearing Set 1


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-0~1.PDF

2020-00289 Petition for Confidentiality Atmos Responses to Staff PH Set 1

2/16/2022 11:29:08 AM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Post-Hearing Set 1


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-0~2.PDF

2020-00289 Petition for Confidentiality Atmos Responses to Staff PH Set 1

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_PH_Set_1.pdf

(2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to Staff PH Set

Read1st_-_Atmos_Responses_to_Staff_PH_Set_1_Cvr_Ltr_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Responses to Staff PH Set 1 Cvr Ltr 2020-00289

Staff_PH_1-04_Att1_-_Jun2017-May2018_Pipeline.xlsx

Staff PH_1-04_Att1 - Jun2017-May2018 Pipeline.xlsx

Staff_PH_1-04_Att2_-_Jun2018-May2019_Pipeline.xlsx

Staff PH_1-04_Att2 - Jun2018-May2019 Pipeline.xlsx

Staff_PH_1-04_Att3_-_Jun2019-May2020_Pipeline.xlsx

Staff PH_1-04_Att3 - Jun2019-May2020 Pipeline.xlsx

Staff_PH_1-05_Att1_-_Design_Day_Demand.xlsx

Staff PH_1-05_Att1 - Design Day Demand.xlsx

Staff_PH_1-06_Att1_-_Reserve_Margin.xlsx

Staff PH_1-06_Att1 - Reserve Margin.xlsx

2/10/2022 2:48:11 PM

20220210_PSC Notice of Filing Hearing Documents.pdf


2/8/2022 2:28:19 PM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Revised Response to AG DR 1-13


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Revised_Response_to_AG_1-13_2022-02-08.pdf

Atmos Energy Revised Response to AG DR 1-13 2020-00289

AG_1-13_Att1_-_KY_Asset_Managers.xlsx

AG_1-13_Att1 - KY Asset Managers.xlsx

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Revised_Response_to_AG_DR_1-13_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Revised Response to AG DR 1-13 Cover Letter 2020-00289

2/7/2022 4:02:44 PM

Order Entered: 1. Atmos’ petitions for confidential treatment are granted in part and denied in part. 2. Atmos’ petitions for confidential treatment for its 2020 Annual Report, Four- Year Evaluation, Exhibit A, 2021 Annual Report, and documents provided in Response to Staff’s First Request Items 1 and 9, Attorney General’s First Request Item 26, Staff’s Second Request Item 1, and Attorney General’s Second Request Item 6 are granted. 3. Atmos’ petition for confidential treatment for the document provided in response to Attorney General’s First Request Item 13 is denied. 4. The designated material granted confidential treatment by this Order shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for ten years or until further Order of this Commission. 5. Use of the designated material granted confidential treatment by this Order in any Commission proceeding shall comply with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 13(9). 6. Atmos shall inform the Commission if the designated material granted confidential treatment becomes publicly available or no longer qualifies for confidential treatment.


2/2/2022 9:10:24 AM

Data Request


1/28/2022 8:21:51 AM

Order Entered: 1. Post-hearing data requests, if any, shall be filed on or before February 2, 2022. 2. Responses to post-hearing data requests shall be filed on or before February 16, 2022. 3. Counsel for Atmos may file a memorandum brief in support of Atmos’s post- hearing position on or before February 18, 2022. 4. The Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, by and through the Office of Rate Intervention (Attorney General), may file a memorandum brief in support of its post-hearing position on or before February 28, 2022. 5. Counsel for Atmos may file a reply to the Attorney General’s brief, if any, on or before March 7, 2022. 6. This case shall stand submitted for a decision by the Commission effective 12:01 a.m., March 8, 2022.


1/19/2022 12:01:26 PM

Atmos Energy Hearing Notice Tear Sheets 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2022-01-19_Atmos_Energy_Hearing_Notice_Tear_Sheets_2020-00289.pdf

2022-01-19 Atmos Energy Hearing Notice Tear Sheets 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Hearing_Notice_Tear_Sheets_Cvr_Ltr_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Hearing Notice Tear Sheets Cover Letter 2020-00289

1/18/2022 10:08:17 AM

KBA PHV receipt


John Hughes Atmos Energy

1/14/2022 4:03:40 PM

Atmos Energy Responses to Staff DR Set 3 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2022-01-14_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_Set_3_2020-00289.pdf

Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 3 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_Set_3_Cvr_Ltr_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 3 Cover Letter 2020-00289

Staff_3-02_Att1_-_Asset_Portfolio_TGT_Trunkline_ANR.xlsx

Staff_3-02_Att1 - Asset Portfolio TGT Trunkline ANR.xlsx

Staff_3-02_Att2_-_TGP_Asset_Portfolio.xlsx

Staff_3-02_Att2 - TGP Asset Portfolio.xlsx

1/13/2022 12:30:27 PM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Kevin Frank Pro Hac Vice Motion


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2022-01-13_Atmos_Energy_Frank_Pro_Hac_Vice_Motion_2020-00289.pdf

2022-01-13 Atmos Energy Frank Pro Hac Vice Motion 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Frank_Pro_Hac_Motion_Cvr_Ltr_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Frank Pro Hac Vice Motion Cover Letter 2020-00289

1/5/2022 12:19:04 PM

Atmos Energy Request for Hearing Notice Publication 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2022-01-05_Atmos_Energy_Proposed_Hearing_Notice_2020-00289.pdf

Atmos Energy Proposed Hearing Notice 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Hearing_Notice_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Hearing Notice Cover Letter 2020-00289

12/17/2021 3:49:42 PM

Order Entered: 1. A hearing in this matter shall be held virtually on January 27, 2022, at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. 2. Commission Staff shall provide the parties with details for joining the hearing via video link. 3. Atmos shall file no later than January 14, 2022, responses to Commission Staff’s Third Request for Information, attached to this Order as an Appendix. 4. Atmos shall give notice of the hearing in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(2)(b). In addition, the notice of hearing shall include the following statements: “This hearing will be streamed live and may be viewed on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov”; and “Public comments may be made at the beginning of the hearing. Those wishing to make oral public comments may do so by following the instructions listed on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov.” At the time the notice is mailed or publication is requested, Atmos shall forward a duplicate of the notice and request to the Commission. 5. Pursuant to KRS 278.360 and 807 KAR 5:001, Section 9(9), a digital video transcript shall be made of the hearing.


8/25/2021 2:12:27 PM

2020-00289 - Atmos Energy Annual Performance Based Rates (BPR) Filing


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2021-08-25_Atmos_Energy_KY_PBR_Annual_Report_2020-00289.pdf

2021-08-25 Atmos Energy KY PBR Annual Report 2020-00289

Read1st_-_2021_Atmos_Energy_KY_PBR_Annual_Report_Cover_Letter.pdf

Read1st - 2021 Atmos Energy KY PBR Annual Report Cover Letter

3/25/2021 4:23:21 PM

Atmos Energy Performance Based Rates Brief 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

Atmos_Energy_PBR_Brief_2020-00289.pdf

Atmos Energy PBR Brief 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_PBR_Brief_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy PBR Brief Cover Letter 2020-00289

3/25/2021 10:18:39 AM

OAGs Comment


J. Michael West Office of the Attorney General

3/22/2021 9:51:54 AM

Order Entered: 1. The parties’ joint request is granted in part. 2. The parties shall file simultaneous briefs on March 25, 2021. 3. The Commission may take additional evidence in this matter through written requests for information or at a hearing set pursuant to a subsequent order.


2/23/2021 1:14:03 PM

OAG and Atmos Amended Joint Statement Regarding Submission of Case and Motion to File Briefs


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

1/15/2021 12:12:49 PM

OAG and Atmos Joint Statement Regarding Submission of Case


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

12/21/2020 1:15:27 PM

Atmos Energy Responses to AG Set 2 2020-00289 Petition for Confidentiality


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

12/21/2020 1:13:31 PM

Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 2 2020-00289 Petition for Confidentiality


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

12/18/2020 1:54:56 PM

Atmos Energy Responses to AG Set 2 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_AG_Set_2_(PUBLIC)_2020-00289.pdf

Atmos Energy Responses to AG Set 2 (PUBLIC) 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_AG_Set_2_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Responses to AG Set 2 (PUBLIC) 2020-00289

12/18/2020 1:51:24 PM

Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 2 2020-00289


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_Set_2_(PUBLIC)_2020-00289.pdf

Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 2 (PUBLIC) 2020-00289

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_Set_2_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 2 (PUBLIC) 2020-00289

Staff_2-03_Att1_-_Segmented_Release_Savings.xlsx

Staff_2-03_Att1 - Segmented Release Savings.xlsx

Staff_2-05_Att1_-_PBR_by_State_Chart.xlsx

Staff_2-05_Att1 - PBR by State Chart.xlsx

12/3/2020 4:32:38 PM

Data Request


12/3/2020 4:25:41 PM

OAG Second Request for Information


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

11/13/2020 3:40:50 PM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 1


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Petition_for_Confidentiality_Staff_Set_1.pdf

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 1 Petition for Confidentiality

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_Staff_Set_1_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - 2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to Staff Set 1 Cover Letter

Staff_1-09_Att2_-_KY_TGP_Asset_Portfolio.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att2 - KY TGP Asset Portfolio.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att3_-_KY_TGT_ANR_Trunk_Asset_Portfolio.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att3 - KY TGT ANR Trunk Asset Portfolio.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att6_-_KY_TGP_Summer_Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att6 - KY TGP Summer Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att7_-_KY_TGP_Winter_Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att7 - KY TGP Winter Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att8_-_KY_TGT_Trunk_ANR_Summer_Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att8 - KY TGT Trunk ANR Summer Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att9_-_KY_TGT_Trunk_ANR_Winter_Plan.xlsx

Staff_1-09_Att9 - KY TGT Trunk ANR Winter Plan.xlsx

11/13/2020 3:28:50 PM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to AG DR Set 1


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Petition_for_Confidentiality_AG_Set_1.pdf

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to AG DR Set 1 Petition for Confidentiality

Read1st_-_Atmos_Energy_Responses_to_AG_Set_1_Cover_Letter_2020-00289.pdf

Read1st - 2020-00289 Atmos Energy Responses to AG DR Set 1 Cover Letter

10/30/2020 7:45:40 AM

Data Request


10/29/2020 8:26:40 PM

First Request for Information


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

10/19/2020 3:54:02 PM

Order Entered: 1. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix to this Order shall be followed. 2. a. Responses to requests for information shall be appropriately bound, tabbed, and indexed, with the original and an electronic version to the Commission. Electronic documents shall be in portable document format (PDF), shall be searchable, and shall be appropriately bookmarked. Each response shall include the name of the witness responsible for responding to the questions related to the information provided. b. Each response shall be answered under oath, or for representatives of a public or private corporation or a partnership or an association or a governmental agency, be accompanied by a signed certification of the preparer or person supervising the preparation of the response on behalf of the entity that the response is true and accurate to the best of that person's knowledge, information, and belief formed after a reasonable inquiry. c. Any party shall make timely amendment to any prior response if it obtains information that indicates the response was incorrect when made or, though correct when made, is now incorrect in any material respect.


10/7/2020 10:43:07 AM

Waiver of Service by U.S. Mail


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

10/2/2020 11:43:20 AM

Order Entered: 1. The motion of the Attorney General to intervene is granted. 2. The Attorney General shall be entitled to the full rights of a party and shall be served with the Commission's Orders and with filed testimony, exhibits, pleadings, correspondence, and all other documents submitted by parties after the date of this Order. 3. The Attorney General shall comply with all provisions of the Commission's regulations, 807 KAR 5:001, Section 8, related to the service and electronic filing of documents. 4. Pursuant to 807 KAR 5:001, Section 8(9), within seven days of entry of this Order, the Attorney General shall file a written statement with the Commission that: a. Certifies that it, or its agent, possesses the facilities to receive electronic transmissions; and b. Sets forth the electronic mail address to which all electronic notices and messages related to this proceeding should be served.


9/8/2020 12:14:43 PM

Motion to Intervene


Angela M. Goad Office of the Attorney General

8/31/2020 4:30:02 PM

2020-00289 Atmos Energy Submission of Annual and Four Year Term Reports and Motion to Modify and Extend the Performance Based Ratemaking Mechanism


Eric Wilen Atmos Energy Corporation

2020-00289_Atmos_Energy_Performance_Based_Rates_REDACTED_2020-08-31.pdf

Atmos Energy Submission of Annual and Four Year Term Reports and Motion to Modify and Extend the Performance Based Ratemaking Mechanism

Read1st_-_Executive_Director_Cover_Letter.pdf

Read1st - Atmos Energy Submission of Annual and Four Year Term Reports and Motion to Modify and Extend the Performance Based Ratemaking Mechanism Cover Letter

8/28/2020 9:45:10 AM

20200828_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


8/28/2020

Atmos Energy Corporation Notice of Intent to File an Application for Performance Based Ratemaking Mechanism Using Electronic Filing Procedures


20200828_Atmos Energy Corporation Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Atmos Energy Corporation Notice of Intent and Election