May 4, 2023
The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy (BHWG or the Company) to establish a total purchased gas cost rate of $0.6895 per therm, representing a decrease of $0.0396 per therm, effective on and after March 1, 2023. The rate is applicable to 68,405 customers, including all Cheyenne and Cody Division customers and customers in the Casper, Gillette, and Torrington Divisions who have elected to take service under the Gas Cost Adjustment Rate. The Commission’s approval is subject to notice, protest, intervention, refund, change, further investigation, opportunity for hearing, and further order of the Commission.
The proposed gas cost rate results in a monthly decrease of approximately $1.71 (2.5%) for the typical residential customer using 43 therms monthly during March 2023 through May 2023.
Commission Rule Chapter 3, Section 26 allows a utility to pass on to its customers known or projected commodity cost increases or decreases on a dollar-for-dollar basis, subject to public notice, opportunity for hearing and refund.
BHWG’s Application is available at the Commission in Cheyenne, Wyoming or online at: http://dms.wyo.gov/external/publicusers.aspx (enter Record No. 17229).
Anyone desiring to file a statement, intervention petition, protest or request for a public hearing must file with the Commission on or before May 26, 2023. A proposed intervention or request for hearing must set forth the grounds and the position and interest of the petitioner in this proceeding.
If you wish to participate in this matter and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Communications-impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711. Please mention Docket No. 30026-70-GP-23.
Dated: April 24, 2023.
Publish: April 27 and May 4, 2023