List of Testimony

Testimony before the Public Utility Commission of Texas 

Docket            On behalf of                     Description

 6032            PUCT  Staff            Petition of Central Power & Light Company for fixing of refund with interest and amendment of monthly interim fuel factor. Performed fuel forecast.

 6611            PUCT  Staff            Petition of Southwestem Electric Power Company for recovery of unrecovered fuel expense with interest thereon and the setting of revised fixed fuel factors. Performed prudence investigation which resulted in fuel refunds; fuel forecast.

 6765            PUCT  Staff            Application by Houston Lighting & Power Company for authority to change rates. Prudence of fuel procurement and fuel forecast.

6963            PUCT  Staff            Investigation regarding the reasonableness of Houston Lighting & Power Company’s Spring Creek and Ken McGee Coal Contract Costs. Prudence of long-term coal contracts.

 6992            PUCT Staff            Investigation regarding Texas-New Mexico Power Company for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for a proposed generating station (coal-fired) within Robertson County. Economic study of best and most economic option for utility resource acquisition. 

7195/6755            PUCT            Application of Gulf States Utilities Company for authority to change rates.  Inquiry of the Public Utility Commission of Texas into the prudence and efficiency of fhe planning and management of the construction of the River Bend Nuclear Generating Station. Prudence of fuel procurement and fuel forecast.

7460            PUCT Staff            Application of El Paso Electric Company for authority to change rates. Prudence of fuel procurement and fuel forecast.

7510            PUCT Staff            Application of West Texas Utilities Company for authority to change rates. Prudence of fuel procurement and fuel forecast. 

7512            PUCT Staff            Application of Lower Colorado River Authority for authority to change rates. Prudence of fuel procurement and fuel forecast.

10473            HL&P               Notice of Intent of Houston Lighting & Power Company for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for DuPont Project, Webster Units 1 & 2 Refurbishment Project, and Greens Bayou Units 3 & 4 Refurbishment Project. Economic study of resource procurement. 

10832    HL&P               Houston Lighting & Power Company’s Standard Avoided Cost Calculation for the Purchase of Firm Energy and Capacity from Qualifying Facilities Pursuant to Subst. R. 23.66(h)(3). History of resource planning and appropriateness of marginal cost. 

11000             HL&P               Application of Houston Lighting & Power Company for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for the DuPont Project. Economic study of resource procurement. 

11999            HL&P               Application of Houston Lighting & Power Company for Approval of Tariff for Economic Improvement Service Rate Schedule EIS. Appropriateness of marginal cost. 

12138    HL&P               Notice of Intent of Houston Lighting & Power Company for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for Advanced Gas Turbine Projects. Economic study of resource procurement.

12065             HL&P               Complaint of Kenneth D. Williams Against Houston Lighting & Power Company, Prudence of utility planning; industry restructuring.

12957    HL&P               Application of Houston Lighting & Power Company for Approval of Experimental Tariff for Special Contract Pricing, Rate Schedule SCP. Appropriateness of marginal cost.

I5000             HL&P               An Investigation into Issues Related to the Electric Utility Industry and Regulatory Restructuring.  Industry restructuring. 

15001             HL&P               An Investigation into Potentially Stranded Investment in the Electric Utility Industry in Texas. Industry restructuring. 

15002    HL&P               An Investigation into the Scope of Competifion in the Electric Utility Industry in Texas. Industry restructuring. 

21665             Reliant              Application of Reliant Energy, Incorporated for a Financing Order to Securitize Regulatory Assets and Other Qualified Costs. Industry restructuring and securitization of regulatory assets.           

21956    Reliant              Application of Reliant Energy, Inc. for Approval of Business Separation Plan. Industry restructuring. 

22355    Reliant              Application of Reliant Energy HL&P for Approval of Unbundled Cost Of Service Rate Pursuant to PURA $39.207 and Public Utility Commission Substantive Rules25.344. Industry restructuring and recovery of stranded costs.

23950            Reliant              Petition of Reliant Energy, Inc. to Establish Price to Beat Fuel Factor and Request for Good Cause Exception to Subst. R.25.47. Industry restructuring and setting of default service rate.

24790             Reliant              Petition to Appoint Provider of Last Resort Pursuant to PURA 39.7 06 for Residential and Small Non-Residential Customers in the Entergy, TXU East-DFW, and TXU West-DFW Service Areas and for Large Non-Residential Customers in the Reliant North, Reliant South, CPL Gulf Coast, CPL Valley, WTU, and SWEPCO Service Areas. Industry restructuring and setting of  POLR rate.

29526             Reliant               Application Of CenterPoinf Energy Houston Electric For A True-Up Filing.  Rate design for stranded cost true-up. 

35620   Reliant              Application of CenetrPoint Houston Electric LLC for Approval to Implement Advanced Meter Information Network Pursuant to PURA 39.107(i).  Benefits of smart meter deployment. 

37361  Occidental            Application of  Southwestern Public Service Company for Authority to Revise Its Tariff for Purchase of Non-Firm Energy from Qualifying Facilities.  Appropriate price to pay for non-firm energy deliveries in SPP

38448  Just Energy            Petition of Just Energy Texas, LP for the Commission to Resolve a Billing Dispute.  Nature of unaccounted for energy and how to calculate the amount of unaccounted for energy to bill a customer under a contract allowing pass-through of such charges

40443 TIEC                       Application of Southwest Electric Power Company for a Rate Increase.  Prudence of decision of continue construction of a coal contract and impact of putting that plant in rates in Texas and not in Arkansas

40449 Occidental            Complaint of Ascendant Renewable Energy Corp. Against Southwestern Public Service. Appropriate interconnection procedure for a distribution level Qualifying Facility in SPP and interpretation of SPS tariffs and contracts

40445  PUCT Staff            Petition of Calpine Corporation for Voluntary Mitigation Plan.  Considerations ofr approval of VMPs and market design issues

 

Testimony Filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

 FERC Dockets            On behalf of                        Description

 ER98-927-000     Reliant                          Application of Reliant Energy Mandalay, L. L.C., to sell  energy, capacity and ancillary services at market based rates.  Market Power study. 

ER98-928400            Reliant                        Application of Reliant Energy Ellwood, L.L. C., to sell energy, capacity and ancillary services at market based rates. Market Power study. 

ER98-930-000            Reliant                        Application of Reliant Energy Etiwanda, L.L. C., to sell energy, capacity and ancillary services at market based rates. Market Power study. 

ER98-93 1400            Reliant                        Application of Reliant Energy Cool Water, L. L. C., to sell energy, capacityand ancillary services at market based rates.   Market Power study.

ER98-2878-000   Reliant                        Application of Reliant Energy Ormond Beach, L. L C., to sell energy, capacity and ancillary services at market based rates. Market Power study. 

ER99-3 143-000            Reliant              Application of Reliant Energy Indian River, L. L. C., to sell energy, capacity and ancillary services at market based rates. Market Power study.

Testimony In Other States

Dockets                        On behalf of                        Description

 Maryland PSC 

9063                        Reliant                        In The matter of The Optimal Market Design For The Electric Industry In

Maryland.  Wholesale and Retail Market design.

Pennsylvania PUC

P-00032071            Reliant                        Duquesnse Light Company Petition for Approval of Plan for Post Transition POLR Service.  Wholesale and Retail Market design and supply procurement. 

P-00052188             RESA[1]                        Petition of Pennsylvania Power Co. for Approval of Interim PLR Supply Plan.  Wholesale and Retail Market design.

Kansas Corporation Commission 

12-KG&E-17-CON Occidental            Application Of Kansas Gas And Electric Company For Approval Of The Energy Supply Agreement Between Kansas Gas And Electric Company And Frontier El Dorado Refining Company LLC.  Economics of special contracts and  customer bypass of utility service. 

CIVIL LITIGATION

CAUSE no. C-356-10-A            Lorali, Ltd, Danhana, Ltd, RGV Warehouse, Ltd, and Richann, Inc. v. Sempra Energy Soultion, LLC and Priority Power, LL, 92nd Judicial Court, Hidalgo County, Texas.  Commercial Reasonability of Retail Electric Contracts and Wholesale and Retail Market Design.

Cause No. A-09-CA-917-SS            JD Wind v. Public Utility Commission of Texas, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division 

Legislative Testimony

Joint Meeting of Texas House Interim Committee of Natural Resources and House Regulated  Industries, May 2009 – Advanced Metering

Texas House Regulated Industries, February 2007 – State of the Electric Industry

 Texas Senate Business and Commerce, February 2007 – State of the Electric Industry 

Texas House Regulated Industries, March 2005 – State of the Electric Industry


[1] Retail Electric Suppliers’ Association