Regulatory Affairs

Overview As a Member-owned generation and transmission cooperative based in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a jurisdictional electric utility regulated by the Public Service Commission of Kentucky (“the Commission” - Commission Homepage). In general, the Kentucky Revised Statutes (“KRS”) and the Kentucky Administrative Regulations (“KAR”) define the Commission’s regulatory authority. This regulatory webpage provides access to documents relevant to the Commission’s regulatory authority, to Big River’s present tariff on file with the Commission, and to information regarding Big Rivers’ proceedings currently before the Commission. Should you have any comments or feedback regarding this webpage, please e-mail them to regulatory@bigrivers.com with a subject of Regulatory Webpage Feedback. If you prefer, you may mail those comments to: Big Rivers Electric Corporation ATTN: Rates and Tariffs P. O. Box 24 Henderson, KY 42419-0024 [Please note:  Accessing the information below will require Adobe Acrobat© and sufficient memory capable of opening files approaching 200 +/- MBs.] Commission’s Regulatory Authority The links below provide access to KRS Chapter 278, KRS Chapter 279, and 807 KAR Chapter 5. These sites are maintained by the Legislative Research Commission of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (“LRC”).  The LRC is solely responsible for these sites. Should any conflict arise between the wording of any hardcopy of a statute or regulation, and these electronic versions, the electronic versions will take precedence. Big Rivers Present Tariff Big Rivers present tariff is on file with the Commission. You may access by clicking the link below. On June 30, 2017, Big Rivers electronically filed with the Commission proposed changes to its Demand-Side Management Programs.  Big Rivers is withdrawing two of the programs and modifying a third program.  A copy of that filing is available at the following link: Big Rivers Proceedings before the Commission The lists below provide information about the principal proceedings before the Commission which involve Big Rivers. For more recent cases, these links only provide access to major document within each proceeding. They do not include access to all motions, orders, petitions, and other documents. For older cases, a generic link to the listed case number provides a complete listing of all publicly available documents in the proceeding. One may access additional information using the Commission’s Non-Electronic Case Docket (http://www.psc.ky.gov/Home/Library?type=Cases) and the case numbers below.    1.  Big Rivers General Rate Case (Case No. 2013-00199)

Volume 1 of 5 Volume 2 of 5 Volume 3 of 5 Volume 4 of 5 Volume 5 of 5 – Direct Testimony

Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 1 of 2 Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 2 of 2 – Part I Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 2 of 2 – Part II

  • Discovery Responses – Filed September 3, 2013

Responses to 2nd PSC Staff Requests Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 1 of 3 Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 2 of 3 Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 3 of 3 Responses to 1st KIUC Requests Responses to 1st Sierra Club Requests

  • Discovery Responses – Filed September 30, 2013

Responses to 3rd PSC Staff Requests Responses to 2nd AG Requests – Volume 1 of 2 Responses to 2nd AG Requests – Volume 2 of 2 Responses to 2nd KIUC Requests Responses to 2nd Sierra Club Requests

  • Discovery Responses – Filed November 15, 2013

Responses to 4th PSC Staff Requests

  • Responses to Requests from January 7-9, 2014 Hearing

Responses to Requests from January 7-9 Hearing Attachment to Response to Item 8 Request from January 7-9 Hearing Attachment to Response to Item 12 request from January 7-9 Hearing Attachment to Response to Item 13 request from January 7-9 Hearing

    2.  Big Rivers General Rate Case (Case No. 2012-00535)

Volume 1 of 5 Volume 2 of 5 Volume 3 of 5 Volume 4 of 5 Volume 5 of 5 – Direct Testimony

Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 1 of 2 Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 2 of 2 – Part I Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests – Volume 2 of 2 – Part II

  • Discovery Responses – Filed February 28, 2013

Responses to 2nd PSC Staff Requests Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 1 of 4 Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 2 of 4 Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 3 of 4 Responses to 1st AG Requests – Volume 4 of 4 Responses to 1st KIUC Requests Responses to 1st ALCAN Requests

  • Discovery Responses – Filed March 28, 2013

Responses to 3rd PSC Staff Requests Responses to 2nd AG Requests Responses to 2nd KIUC Requests

  • Discovery Response – Filed April 25, 2013

Responses to 1st Sierra Club

  • Discovery Responses – Filed May 15, 2013

Responses to 2nd Sierra Club

  • Discovery Responses – Filed May 29, 2013

Responses to 3rd KIUC

  3.  Big Rivers 2011 General Rate Case (Case No. 2011-0003635)     4.  Big Rivers Integrated Resource Plans 2014 Integrated Resource Plan (Case No. 2014-00166)

Responses to 1st PSC Staff Requests Responses to 1st PSC Staff Request – Item 23 Attachment: Volume 1 of 2 Responses to 1st PSC Staff Request – Item 23 Attachment: Volume 2 of 2 Responses to 1st AG Requests Responses to 1st AG Request – Item 20 Attachment No. 3 Responses to 1st AG Request – Item 26 Attachment Nos. 3, 11, 12, and 13 Responses to 1st AG Request – Item 26 Attachment No. 9 Responses to 1st Sierra Club Requests Responses to 1st Sierra Club Request – Item 5 Attachments Responses to 1st Sierra Club Request – Item Nos. 31 and 35d Attachments

  • Discovery Responses – Filed October 15, 2014

Responses to 2nd PSC Staff Requests Responses to 2nd AG Requests Responses to 1st KIUC Responses to 2nd Sierra Club Requests

  • Comments – Filed December 4, 2014

Comments of Attorney General Comments of Sierra Club

2010 Integrated Resource Plan (Case No. 2010-00443)     5. Big Rivers Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) Cases Solar Array Demonstration Project (Case No. 2016-00409) 2015 Transmission Line CPCN (Case No. 2015-00051) 2012 Environmental Compliance Plan CPCN (Case No. 2012-00063)     6.  Big Rivers Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) Reviews Two-Year FAC Review (Case No. 2017-00006) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2016-00235) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2016-00006) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2015-00237) Two-Year FAC Review (Case No. 2014-00455) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2014-00230) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2013-00449) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2013-00266) Two-Year FAC Review (Case No. 2012-00555) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2012-00323 Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2011-00487) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2011-00250) Two-Year FAC Review (Case No. 2010-00495) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2010-00269) Six-Month FAC Review (Case No. 2009-00510)       7.  Big Rivers Six-Month Environmental Surcharge (ES) Reviews Sixth-Month ES Review (Case No. 2016-00368) Sixth-Month ES Review (Case No. 2016-00124) Two-Year ES Review (Case No. 2015-00320)   Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2015-00124) Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2014-00323) Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2014-00097) Two-Year ES Review (Case No. 2013-00347) Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2013-00139) Six-Month ES Reviews (Case No. 2012-00534) Two-Year ES Review (Case No. 2012-00262) Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2011-00085) Six-Month ES Review (Case No. 2010-00368)     8.  Big Rivers DSM Tariff Filings DSM Tariff Filing (Case No. 2015-00118) DSM Tariff Filing (Case No. 2013-00099)     9. Administrative Case on Smart Grid / Smart Meter Technologies (Case No. 2012-00428)