124th Legislature

Second Regular Session

Chapter 179

H.P. 1119 - L.D. 1581

Resolve, Regarding Commercial Electricity Customers Whose Bills Increased after a Decrease in Electricity Use

Sec. 1. Best rate option; credit for affected customers. Resolved: That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Public Utilities Commission shall direct the transmission and distribution utility serving those commercial electricity customers that are eligible for the best rate option pursuant to the final order in Public Utilities Commission Docket # 2009-397 dated March 5, 2010 that experienced higher electricity bills after decreasing their electricity use and to credit such a commercial electricity customer in a manner approved by the commission for the difference between what the customer was actually charged for delivery service during the 12-month period preceding the date of the final order and what the customer would have been charged under the best rate option during that period. The commission shall ensure that a transmission and distribution utility recovers in rates all costs incurred pursuant to this section.

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