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Consultation on Rule 022: Rules on Costs in Utility Rate Proceedings

The Alberta Utilities Commission is seeking feedback on a number of proposed​ amendments to Rule 022​: Rules on Costs in Utility Rate Proceedings.
The objective of this consultation is to receive feedback on how Rule 022 can be amended to promote consistent and effective participation in Commission proceedings, and to provide clarity in the rule for participants while also respecting that these costs are ultimately paid by ratepayers and should be limited to what is necessary, efficient and reasonable in the circumstances.
To participate in the consultation, please register on the Rule 022 AUC Engage project page and submit your comments regarding the proposed changes to the rule. The deadline for submitting comments is Thursday, October, 27, 2021
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Consultation on proposed amendments to AUC Rule 023

The Alberta Utilities Commission is seeking feedback on a number of proposed amendments to Rule 023Rules Respecting Payment of Interest. Rule 023 provides guidance regarding the payment of interest on outstanding balances.


The proposed amendments simplify Rule 023 and ensure broad application of the rule. To participate in the consultation, please register on the Rule 023 AUC Engage project page and submit your comments regarding the proposed changes to the rule. The deadline for submitting comments is Thursday, October, 7, 2021.​

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Bitcoin mining in Alberta and the AUC's application process​

​Bitcoin mining. Although the business may be new to Alberta, the regulatory requirements have existed for many years to ensure that the power plants that provide electricity to these facilities operate in a safe manner. ​

​With more crypto-currency-focused companies looking to Alberta to base their operations, it’s important for all prospective bitcoin operators to understand the AUC’s application process and to follow the necessary requirements that all power plants in Alberta adhere to.​

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ATCO Electric Ltd. Disposal of 2018-2020 Transmission Deferral Accounts and Annual Filing for Adjus​tm​ent Balances​​ oral argument and reply (Proceeding 26573)

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