AltaLink 2019-2021 General Tariff Application

AltaLink 2019-2021 General Tariff Application


The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved an application from AltaLink Management Ltd. requesting approval of its 2019-2021 general tariff application. As a regulated transmission utility, the AUC reviews the rates AltaLink Management Ltd. charges for electric transmission service that are allocated to the retail customers and applied to both regulated and non-regulated retail electricity bills.

In its application, AltaLink Management Ltd. applied for:

  • a 2019 revenue requirement of $884.6 million.
  • a 2020 revenue requirement of $886.7 million.
  • a 2021 revenue requirement of $888.7 million.
  • approval to change its salvage cost recovery methodology and requests approval of a new Net Salvage reserve account for 2019-2021.
  • a proposed refunding of accumulated depreciation surplus of approximately $31.2 million over 2019-2021.
  • an approximate $90 million per year of rate reduction related to the change from the future income tax method to the flow-through method.
AltaLink Management Ltd. also applied for approval to continue with the following previously approved deferral and reserve accounts:
  • taxes other than income taxes
  • annual structure payments
  • direct assign capital 
  • iternational financial reporting standards
  • hearing costs
  • injuries and damages
  • post-retirement benefits plan liability

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Proceeding 23848            Register

Application status: completed

Decision: 23848-D01-2020, issued April 16, 2020

 Hearing: November 25-30, 2019

Location: William Andrew Grieve Hearing Room

AUC contact: 

Dwayne Ward 403-592-4425 or 

Lorrie Mullen 780-643-1933 or

AltaLink Management Ltd. contact: 

 Zora Lazic 403-267-3450 or

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