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National Grid - Docket No. 4647 - Order No. 22779 issued to National Grid approving revised Gas Cost Recovery Factors effective for usage on or after November 1, 2016. Written Order issued April 27, 2017.

National Grid - Docket No. 4647 - Order 22717 issued to National Grid on its February 1, 2017 request to align the incentive periods of the Gas Procurement Incentive Plan (GPIP) and Natrual Gas Portfolio Management Plan (GPMP). Written Order issued 3/10/17.

National Grid - Docket No. 4590 -Order No. 22417 issued to National Grid approving the Company's proposed 2017 Gas ISR Plan. Written Order issued May 24, 2016.

National Grid - Docket No. 4038 - Order No. 22418 approving National Grid's March 3, 2016 request for changes to the Natural Gas Portfolio Management Plan incentive sharing mechanism. Order issued 5/24/16.

National Grid - Docket No. 3476 - Order No. 22336 issued approving National Grid ’s January 22, 2016 Request to Modify Frequency of Reporting Requirement from monthly to biannual. The report identifyes the number of customers who sought to have their gas service turned on for any reason and the amount of time those customers waited after requesting their service to be turned on. Written Order issued 2/24/16.

National Grid -Docket No. 4573 - Order No. 22266 approving National Grid's revised Distribution Adjustment Charges effective November 1, 2015. Written Order issued 12/11/15. . Errata Order issued 7/12/16.

National Grid - Docket No. 4576 - Order No. 22242 approving National Grid's Revised Gas Cost Recovery Filing, and associated GCR charges and gas marketer transporation factors effective November 1, 2015. Written Order issued 11/30/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4520 - Order No. 22146 approving National Grid's Market Area Hedge Proposal filed on August 18, 2015. Written Order issued 10/13/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4540 - Order 22046 approving National Grid's Gas Infrastructure, Safety, and Reliability Plan for FY 2016 with exception and compliance requirements. Written Order issued 8/24/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4520 - Order No. 22024 approving National Grid's amendment to its Gas Procurement Incentive Plan and the Marcellus Hedge Proposal. Written Order issued 8/6/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4520 - Order No. 21924 approving National Grid's revised GCR factors effective for usage on and after November 1, 2014, incentives for the Natural Gas Portfolio Mgmt. Plan and the Gas Procurement Incentive Plan (GPIP). Written Order issued 6/3/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4523 - Order No. 21905 approving National Grid's proposed changes to the Gas Customer Choice Program (5/11/15)

National Grid - Docket No. 4514 - Order No. 21855 approving National Grid's Distribution Adjustment Charge Filing and associated DAC factors effective November 1, 2014. Written Order issued 3/18/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4514 - Order No. 21856 approving National Grid's November 6, 2014 tariff advice filing to amend certain terms of its gas tariff, RIPUC NG-Gas No. 101. Written Order issued 3/18/15.

National Grid - Docket No. 4474 - Order No. 21779 approving National Grid's proposed FY 2015 Gas Infrastructure, Safety and Reliability Plan. Written Order issued 12/16/14.

National Grid - Docket 4436 - Order No. 21784 approving National Grid's August 28, 2014 Request for Additional Hedge proposal. Written Order issued 12/17/14.

National Grid - Docket No. 4431 - Order No. 21464 approving National Grid's revised Distribution Adjustment Clause factors effective November 1, 2013. Written Order issued 5/15/14.

National Grid - Docket No. 4436 - Order No. 21465 approving National Grid's revised Gas Cost Recovery rates effective April 1, 2014. Written Order issued 5/15/14.

National Grid - Docket No. 4436 - Order No. 21449 approving National Grid's revised Gas Cost Recovery rates effective November 1, 2013. Written Order issued 4/30/14.

National Grid - Docket No. 4405 - Order No. 21346 denying National Grid's April 11, 2013 tariff filing to modify NG-GAS No. 101, Section 1, Schedule A, Sheet 11, Part 8.0- Discontinuance of Service. Writen Order issued 2/6/14.

National Grid - Docket No.4402 - Order No. 21093 approving National Grid's tariff request to modify NG-Gas No. 101, Section 1, Schedule A, Part 6.0 - Installation of Meters, effective 7/1/13. Written Order issued 7/2/13,

National Grid - Docket No. 4380 - Order No. 21030 approving National Grid's proposed FY 2014 Gas Infrastructure, Safety and Reliability Plan. Written Order issued May 3, 2013

National Grid - Docket No. 4339 - Order No. 21005 approving National Grid's proposed revised Distribution Adjustment Charge Filing and charges effective November 1, 2012. Written Order issued April 8, 2013.

National Grid - Docket No. 4346 - Order No. 20890 approving revised GCR factors effective November 1, 2012. Also, includes Commission Errata Order No. 20906. Written Orders issued November 19, 2102 and December 20, 2012.

National Grid - Docket No. 4333 - Order No. 20784 approving National Grid's Tariff Advice to Revise the On-System Margin Credits Tariff Provisions of the Distribution Adjustment Clause (DAC). Written Order issued 8/8/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4270 - Order No. 20783 approving National Grid's request to modify the capacity release provisions of the Terms & Conditions for Gas Marketers. Written Order issued 8/1/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4206 - Order No. 20745 issued to National Grid's on the Company's October 18, 2010 Revenue Decoupling Mechanism proposal . Written Order issued 5/25/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4271 - Order No. 20733 approving National Grid's Tariff Filing to Eliminate the Natural Gas Vehicle Service Rate 70. Written Order issued 5/10/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4306 - Order No. 20725 approving National Grid's FY 2013 Gas Infrastracture, Safety and Reliability (ISR) Plan. Written Order issued 5/3/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4283 - Order No. 20617 issued to National Grid approving revised Gas Cost Recovery charges effective November 1, 2011. Written Order issued 1/10/12.

National Grid - Docket No. 4269 - Order No. 20581 issued to National Grid approving a Distribution Adjustment Charge credit of $0.0062 per therm effective 11/1/11. Written Order issued 12/12/11.

National Grid - Docket No. 4270 - O rder No. 20543 approving National Grid's capacity release modification on an provisional basis until remaining issues are resolved. Written Order issued 11/17/11

National Grid - Docket No. 4218 - Order No. 20468 approving National Grid's proposed Gas Infrastructure, Safety and Reliability Plan for FY 2012 submitted pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 39-1-27.7.1. Written Order issued 9/12/11.

National Grid - Docket No. 4209 - Order No. 20591 approving NGrid's revised 2011 EEP for gas and gas EPP charge of $0.4111 per dekatherm effective 8/1/11. Written Order issued 12/16/11.

National Grid - Docket No. 4209 - Order No. 20308 decision approving 2011 Energy Efficiency Program (EEP) Plan for electric and gas, associated budgets, and electric EEP Charge of $0.00526 per kWh and gas EEP charge of $0.15 per dkthm effective January 1, 2011. Written Order issued March 14, 2011.

National Grid - Docket No. 4199 - Order No.20230 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery Charges for effect November 1, 2010. Written Order issued 12/21/10.

National Grid - Docket No. 4196 - Order No. 20231 authoriozing National Grid to implement an overall Distribution Adjustment Charge credit of $0.0098 per therm for effect November 1, 2010. Written Order issued 12/21/10.

National Grid - Docket No. 4034 - Order No. 20108 approving National Grid's Request to Modify the 2011 Accelerated Replacement Plan to shift some spending from service replacement to focus on main replacement work. Written Order issued 8/26/10.

National Grid - Docket No. 4034 - Order No. 19991 approving the Company's Accelerated Replacement Plan for FY beginning April 1, 2010. Written Order issued 4/30/10.

National Grid - Docket No. 4097 - Report & Order No. 19832 approving revised GCR rates effective November 1, 2009. Written Order issued 11/20/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4077 - Report and Order No. 19833 approving a revised DAC credit of ($0.0116) per therm effective November 1, 2009. Written Order issued11/20/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4028 - Order No. 19741 granting National Grid's Motion Motion for Summary Judgment and granting National Grid's petition seeking nullification of the City of Providence Ordinance is granted. Written Order issued 9/1/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4056 - Order No. 19712 approving National Grid's proposal to eliminate Non-Firm Sales and update the current transportation agreement. Written Order issued 7/16/09. Written Order issued 7/16/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 3943 - Order No. 19710 approving the Division of Pubic Utilities' May 5, 2009 Motion for Clarification proposing a rate base adjustment and proposed Accelerated Replacement Program process. Written order issued 7/16/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4038 - Order No. 19627 approving National Grid's Portfolio Management Plan. Written Order issued 4/24/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4043 -Order No. 19617 approving National Grid's Request to Amend Non-Firm Sales Service Tariff Rate 60 (RIPUC NG-Gas 101 Section 5 Schedule G Tariff). Written Order issued April 9. 2009.

National Grid - Docket No. 4034 - Order No. 19611 approving the Company's Accelerated Replacement Plan for FY beginning April 1, 2009. Written Order issued 4/7/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 4000 - Order No. 19608 approving the Parties' Settlement Agreement regarding National Grid's Gas and Electric Energy Efficiency Program Plan for 2009. Written Order issued 4/6/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 3982 - Order No. 19582 to National Grid Gas approving revised Gas Cost Recovery charges effective December 1, 2008. Written Order issued 2/26/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 3943 - Order No. 19563 authorizing National Grid to collect additional revenue requirements of $13,659,773 or 10.88% for a total cost of service of $139,266,486 and approving new rates effective December 1, 2008. Written Order issued January 29, 2009.

National Grid - Docket No. 3943 - Order No. 19528 approving National Grid's Compliance Tariff Filing. Writen Order issued January 8, 2009.

National Grid - Docket No. 3977 - Order No. 19562 issued to National Grid approving a revised Distribution Adjustment Charge of ($0.0032) per them effective December 1, 2008. Written Order issued 1/28/09.

National Grid - Docket No. 3961 - Order No. 19418 issued to National Grid approving the Company's interim Gas Cost Recovery (GCR) factors effective July 15, 2008. Written Order issued Septmber 17, 2008.

Rules Governing the Termination of Residential Electric, Gas and Water Utility Service - Docket No. 3876 - Order No. 19922 issued in response to the comments received and providing rationale for adopting or not adopting comments regarding the PUC's amendment to the termination rules. New amended termination rules were adopted for effect March 1, 2008. Written Order issued 3/5/08.

National Grid - Docket No. 3858 - Order No. 19189 denying the Town of Portsmouth's Motion to Dismiss NGrid's petition pursuant to R.I.G.L. 39-1-30. Wirtten Order issued 1/24/08.

National Grid - Docket No. 3881 - Order No. 19174 approving Ngrid's request to amend RIPUC NG Gas No. 101 to allow for submetering to occur to commercial and residential rental property over six units for purpose of allocating the cost of gas effective 12/20/07. Written Order issued 1/10/08.

National Grid - Docket No. 3859 - Order No. 19152 approving National Grid's Distribution Adjusment Charge for period effective 11/1/07 - 10/31/08 . Written Order issued 12/18/07.

National Grid - Docket No. 3868 - Order No. 19151 approving National Grid's Gas Cost Recovery factors, gas marketer transporation factors and natural vehical rate for period 11/1/07 - 10/31/08 and changes to the Gas Purchasing Plan tariff. Written Order issued 12/18/07.

SilentSherpa Consulting Services - Docket No. 3887 - Order No. 19115 deyning SilentSherpa's Petition to Remedy National Non-Firm Sales Service Rate RIPUC Natural Gas No. 101. Order issued 10/30/07.

National Grid - Docket No. 3804 - Order No. 18055 granting utilities' Request for Relief from Order No. 18943 in connection with the Affordable Energy Plan. Order issued 8/31/07.

National Grid - Docket No. 3804 - Order No. 18973 approving Affordable Energy Plans for low-income household customers of National Grid, Block Island Power Co. and Pascoag Utility District. Order issued 5/31/07.

The George Wiley Center - Docket No. 1725 - Order No. 18941 denying the Wiley Center's request for a two-week extension of the winter moratorium until May 1, 2007. Written Order issued 5/3/07.

Rules and Regulations Governing the Termination of Electric, Gas and Water Service - Docket No. 3761 - Order No. 18887 on comments and rationale for amending the rules governing the termination of residential utility service to add a provision for "Summer Moratorium". Written Order issued 3/5/07.

National Grid - Docket No. 3766 - Order No. 18879 approving revised GCR charges for National Grid (and GCR charges combined with revised DAC charges) results in a 5.4% rate reduction or an annual decrease of $92 to a residential heating customer using 1,035 therms per year (an annual biil decrease from $1,701 to $1,609). The revised rates are approved effective 11/1/06. Written Order issued 2/22/07.

National Grid - Docket No. 3760 - Order No. 18838 approving a Distribution Adjustment Charge of $0.003 per therm effective November 1, 2006 for National Grid. Written Order issued 1/24/07.

New England Gas Co. - Docket No. 3690 - Order No. 18780 approving a revised Distribution Adjustment Charge credit (refund) of $0.003 per therm effective November 1, 2005. Written Order issued 12/1/06.

Division of Public Utilities - Docket No. D-06-15 - Report & Order No. 18705 adopting new Rules and Regulations Prescribing Standards for Gas Utilities, Master Meter Systems and Jurisdictional Propane Systems as reflected in "Appendix 2" to Report & Order. The new rules are effective October 5, 2006. Division issues Erratum Order No. 18740 to correct newly adopt Rules & Regulations Prescribing Standard for Gas Utilities, Master Meter Systems and Jurisdictional Propane Systems. Order issued 10/30/06.

Narragansett Electric Co. and Southern Union Co. (New England Gas Co.) - Docket No. D-06-13 - Report and Order No. 18676 approving the purchase by the Narragansett Electric Company of the assets associated with the regulated gas distribution business owned and operated by Southern Union Company in Rhode Island as the New Gas Company. Written Order issused 7/25/06.

New England Gas Co. - Docket No. 3696 - Order No. 18521 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery Charges effective 11/1/05 (an increase of 17.3%). The increase is based on upon the NYMEX strip of 10/20/05 and an under-collection balance of $13 million deferred in the Company's gas cost account. Order issued 1/30/06. Errata Order No. 18523 issued 2/1/06.

New England Gas Co. - Docket 3548 - Order No. 18365 approving Company's proposed revision to the Distribution Adjustment Charge (DAC) and components associated w/ the DAC factor effective 11/01/04 and Commission's further modification to the company's Earnings Sharing Mechanism. Written order issued 9/13/05.

New England Gas Co. - Docket 3436 - Order No. 18273 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery Charges and Natural Gas Vehicle Rate and modifications to the Gas Procurement and Asset Management Incentive Plan filed by NEGas. Order issued 6/16/05.

New England Gas Co. - Docket 3548 - Order No. 17971 approving revised Distribution Adjustment factors effective November 1, 2003. Order issued August 23, 2004.

New England Gas Co. - Docket 3436 - Order 17970 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery charges effective June 1, 2004. Order issued August 20, 2004.

Rules & Regulations Governing the Termination of Gas and Electric Service - Dkt. 1725 - Order No. 17617  Order denying the George Wiley Center's Petition for Emergency Relief to temporarily adopt changes to the existing regulation, specifically, modify the rule requiring a 25% down payment on arrearages and permit a lower down payment for the restoration of service.  Order issued November 21, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3436 - Order No. 17606 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery charges for effect 11/01/03.  Order issued on November 21, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3476 - Order No.17605 approving a Service Quality Plan providing for monitoring provision and measures for service quality, safety and meter testing for effect July 1, 2003.  Order issued on November 21, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3436 - Order No. 17590 approving a new Transitional Sales Service for commercial and industrial customers who migrate from transportation sales to firm sales, for effect 10/01/03.  Order issued on October 27, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3459 - Order No. 17524  approving Distribution Adjustment Clause factor and New England Gas' revenues reduction of $5.2 million.  Order issued August 1, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3436 - Order No. 17484 ordering the Company to institute bill credit for the increase Gas Cost Recovery charge from 03/01/03 to 03/31/03.  Order issued on June 3, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3436 - Report & Order No. 17444 approving revised Gas Cost Recovery factors for period April 1 - October 31, 2003, Gas Marketer Transportation factors for period September 1, 2002 - October 31, 2003, and a modified Gas Procurement and Asset Management Incentive Plan.  Order issued May 2, 2003.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3401 - Report & Order No. 17381 approving a Settlement Agreement to implement a "one state, one rate" tariff structure for effect July 1, 2002.  The agreement will provide the Company with a base-rate revenue requirement in the amount of $124,9297,39, exclusive of gas purchases, gross receipt tax, any cost recovered through the DAC and non-base-tariff revenues for effect July 1, 2002.  Order issued on 02/28/03. 

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3401 - Order No. 17379 granting the Company's Motion for a Waiver of the Test Year Requirement of Rule 2.6 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.  Order issued on 02/28/03. 

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3436 - Order No. 17380 approving Gas Cost Recovery factors on a per therm cost are $0.6251 for residential and small C&I customers, $0.06110 for medium C&I customers, $0.6192 for large low load factor customers, $0.5641 for large high load factor customers, $0.6081 for extra large low load factor customers, and $0.5331 for extra large high load factor customers for effect 07/01/02 - 10/31/03.  Also, approving Gas Marketer Transportation factors for effect 09/01/02.  Order issued on 02/28/03.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3433 - Order No. 17041 providing Commission's findings and final order regarding Commission's investigation of the Company's service quality procedures.  Order issued on 06/21/02.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3433 - Order No. 17001 to initiate a Commission investigation of the Company's service quality and procedures.  Also, directing the Company to provide, free of charge to customers, properly licensed personnel to turn on (or relight) the pilot light of any customer whose pilot is not operating because service was disrupted due to damage or repair of the NE Gas system by the Company or a third party.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3401 - Order No. 16990 issued in response to the Company's Request for Confidential Treatment of responses to data responses.  Order issued on 05/16/02.

Request to Amend Rules & Regulations Governing the Termination of Residential Electric, Gas, and Water Utility- Docket 3426 - Order 16966 approving amendments to current regulations. Order issued April 16, 2002.

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 3401 - Order No. 16925 granting the United Steel Workers of America, Local 12431 Motion to Intervene in Company's proposed rate consolidation filing.  Order issued on 02/25/02.

New England Gas Co. - Dkts. 1673 & 1736 - Order No. 16909 authorizing the implementation of revised GCC and PGPA factors effective December 15, 2001. 

New England Gas Co. - Dkt. 1673 - Order No. 16833 authorizing the implementation of revised transportation-related Gas Charge Clause factors for effect 11/01/01.

Providence Gas Co./Valley Gas  Co. - Dkts. 1673, 1736 & 3347Report & Order No. 16745 issued on 10/17/01, approves: 1) gas charge factors effective 09/01/00, 10/01/00 & 12/15/01, 2) a Gas-Price Mitigation Plan and Gas-Price Purchasing Program and Gas Purchase Implementation Plan , 3) a Settlement Agreement providing for a reduction in the interest rate applied to the deferred gas cost account of the Companies, 4) approves a Settlement Agreement of the Commission's investigation into the propriety of gas purchases for the winter heating season 2000-2001 , and 5) approves revisions to the ProvGas' Transportation Terms and Conditions effective 06/21/01.

Valley Gas Co. - Dkt. 3341 - Order No. 16726 establishing a new Very Large Firm Transportation Service tariff effective July 12, 2001, issued on 10/01/01.

Providence Gas Co. - Dkt. 3295 - Commission's advisory opinion to the Energy Facility Siting Board determining that there is need for the proposed construction of the LNG transfer station in Middletown. Order No. 16647 issued 07/02/01.

Providence Gas Co. - Dkt. 3100 Order No. 16634 denying the Company's request to detariff ComfortPlans.  Issued 06/13/01.  

Providence Gas Co. - Dkt 2581 Order No. 16584 approving Settlement Agreement Appendix A, Amendment to Settlement Agreement Appendix B, and Second Amendment to Settlement Agreement Appendix C.    The Order approves and extend the Price Stabilization Plan for a term of twenty-one months or until June 30, 2002. Issued on 04/30/01.

Valley Gas Co. - Dkt. 3030   Order No. 16564 extending and expanding the Supplemental Low Income Energy Assistance Plan through 11/30/01.  Issued 04/03/01.

Petition of Valley Gas Co., Bristol & Warren Gas Co. and Southern Union Co.-Dkt. D-00-2, and Petition of Providence Energy Corp., Providence Gas Co. and Southern Union Co. -Dkt. D-00-3 Order in response petitioners Motion for Reconsideration of Order No. 16338.  Order No. 16347 issued 08/10/00.

Petition of Valley Gas Co., Bristol & Warren Gas Co. and Southern Union Co.-Dkt. D-00-2, and Petition of Providence Energy Corp., Providence Gas Co. and Southern Union Co. -Dkt. D-00-3   Order approving mergers.  Order No. 16338 issued 07/24/00.

Valley Gas Co. - Dkt. 1736   Order No.16182 approving revised Purchase Gas Adjustment factor of $0.435 per Mcf effective 02/01/00 issued on 03/01/00.

Valley Gas Co. - Dkt. 1736  Order No. 16031 approving Annual Purchase Gas Adjustment factor to be in effect November 1999 -September 2000 issued 01/18/00.

Providence Gas Co. - Dkt. 2902 Order No. 16029 approving enhancements to ProvGas Business Choice Program, which allows Medium, Large & Extra large C&I customers to obtain their gas supply from competitive marketers issued on 01/13/00.

Providence Gas Co. - Dkt. 1673   Order No. 16030 approving Annual Gas Charge to be in effect November 1999-October, 2000 issued on 01/13/00.


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