Public Notice No. 8755

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy (BHWG) for authority to pass on a wholesale gas cost decrease of $0.1104 per therm for non-Choice Gas customers, effective on and after September 1, 2023. The rate is applicable to 67,241 customers, including all Cheyenne and Cody divisions, and all the non-Choice Gas customers in the Casper, Gillette, and Torrington divisions who have elected to take service under the Gas Cost Adjustment Rate. The Commission’s approval is subject to notice, protest, intervention, refund, change, further investigation, opportunity for hearing, and further order.

The proposed gas cost rate results in a monthly decrease of $4.63 (8.1%) for the typical residential customer using 42 therms monthly during September 2023 through November 2023.

Commission Rule Chapter 3, Section 26 allows a utility to pass on to its customers known or projected commodity cost increases or decreases on a dollar-for-dollar basis, subject to public notice, opportunity for hearing, and refund.

    BHWG’s Application is available at the Commission in Cheyenne or online at: http://dms.wyo.gov/external/publicusers.aspx (enter Record No. 17386).

Anyone desiring to file a statement, intervention petition, protest, or request for a public hearing must file with the Commission on or before October 26, 2023. A proposed intervention or request for hearing must set forth the grounds and the position and interest of the petitioner in this proceeding.

If you wish to participate in this matter and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Communications-impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711. Please mention Docket No. 30026-80-GP-23.

Dated: September 26, 2023.

Public Notice No. 8755 published in the Torrington Telegram on September 29 and October 6, 2023.