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The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy (BHWG) for authority to pass on a wholesale gas cost decrease of $0.0084 per therm for non-Choice Gas customers, effective for usage on and after December 1, 2023. The rate is applicable to 67,287 customers, including the Cheyenne and Cody divisions and all non-Choice Gas 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.

The proposed gas cost rate results in a decrease of $0.88 (0.9%) in the monthly bill for the typical residential customer using 104 therms per month during December 2023 through February 2024.

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 or online at: (enter Record No. 17433).

Anyone desiring to file a statement, intervention petition, protest, or request for a public hearing must file with the Commission on or before February 19, 2024. 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. 30026-83-GP-23.

Dated: January 19, 2024.

Publish: January 25 and February 1, 2024

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