Customer Rate Hearing Interventions

InterGroup coordinates interventions for customers in rate application reviews, including providing expert evidence on the reasonableness of a utility’s rate proposals.

Newfoundland Rate Hearings

Client
Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales (Newfoundland)

Dates
2001 - Present

Team
Patrick Bowman

InterGroup provided rate hearing support to the Island Industrial Customers including expert witness testimony before the Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities on areas such as revenue requirement, rate design and long-term system planning.

InterGroup has assisted the Island Industrial Customers with ongoing rate design matters including the Rate Stabilization Plan.

For more info contact: Patrick Bowman


Manitoba Industrial Power Users Group - Public Utilities Board Hearings

Client
Manitoba Industrial Power Users Group (Manitoba)

Dates
1988 - Present

Team
Patrick Bowman

InterGroup provides ongoing advice to the Manitoba Industrial Power Users Group (MIPUG) in their role as intervenors in each of the Public Utilities Board's reviews of electricity rates since December 1988 when the Board was first given the jurisdiction to approve electricity rates. MIPUG played a role in the Board’s review of Manitoba Hydro’s Major Capital Projects in 1990, the Centra Gas acquisition in 1999, and Manitoba Hydro's Needs for and Alternatives To capital projects hearing in 2014. MIPUG also made a presentation at the Clean Environment Commission Wuskwatim Hearing.

InterGroup assists MIPUG in electricity rate design matters with Manitoba Hydro, including the elimination of the potential Energy Intensive Industrial Rate.

InterGroup also provides rate hearing support including expert witness testimony before the Manitoba Public Utilities Board.

For more info contact: Patrick Bowman