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Rulemaking Proceeding to Amend PUC Substantive Rule §25.101, Relating to Certification Criteria

Summary

The proposed amendment clarifies the definition of a generating unit. Currently, the certification criteria do not apply to any generating unit that is less than ten megawatts that is built for experimental purposes only and not for purposes of commercial operation. Deleting the reference to commercial operation in §25.101(a)(2) will clarify that an electric utility need not apply for a certificate of convenience and necessity even if the experimental unit has some effect on commerce.

Staff Assigned

Joseph Younger, Attorney
512-936-7292

Kevin Mathis
512-936-7380

Project Schedule

The proposals will be published in the Texas Register on January 3, 2014.
Comments are due February 10, 2014. Reply comments are due February 24, 2014.

Documents Available

Proposal for Publication of Amendment to §25.101 as Approved at the December 19, 2013 Open Meeting | MSWord (.doc)