ATCO Electric Transmission general tariff

ATCO Electric Transmission 2018-19 General Tariff Application


In a January 15, 2019, letter, the Commission set out the details of the oral hearing for this proceeding. The first week of the hearing was completed between January 21 and 25, 2019. The second week of the hearing was scheduled for February 4 to 8, 2019. On February 3, 2019, Commission counsel informed parties that the second week of the hearing would commence on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. 

Please read the February 3, 2019, letter for more information.

ATCO Electric filed an application requesting approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission of its transmission tariff for 2018-2019, including:

  • A revenue requirement for the transmission tariff of $606.6 million for 2018 and $627.4 million for 2019.
  • A refund of $261.3 million over the test period related to previously collected rate base balances for construction work-in-progress on direct assigned capital projects over the 2013-2016 period.
  • The continued use of deferral accounts, reserve accounts and placeholders from 2018 to 2019.
  • A productivity factor of 0.3 per cent on the 2018 and 2019 forecast total operating and capital maintenance costs related to the sharing of potential savings on shared services costs with customers through reduced rates.
  • Updated depreciation rates.
  • Continued recovery of federal future income taxes.

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Proceeding 22742           Register

Application status: completed

Hearing dates: January 21 to 25, 2019, and February 5 to 6, 2019

Hearing location: Edmonton hearing room


Decision issued: 22742-D01-2019, issued July 4, 2019

AUC contact: David Cherniwchan 
 780-422-4308 or 

 ATCO Electric contact: Keryn Lyster 

780-420-3842 or  


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