Cause No. 45967
PETITION OF NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY LLC PURSUANT TO IND. CODE §§ 8-1-2-42, 8-1-2-42.7 AND 8-1-2-61 FOR (1) AUTHORITY TO MODIFY ITS RETAIL RATES AND CHARGES FOR GAS UTILITY SERVICE THROUGH A PHASE IN OF RATES; (2) APPROVAL OF NEW SCHEDULES OF RATES AND CHARGES, GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS, AND RIDERS (BOTH EXISTING AND NEW); (3) APPROVAL OF A NEW SALES RECONCILIATION ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM; (4) APPROVAL OF REVISED GAS DEPRECIATION RATES APPLICABLE TO ITS GAS PLANT IN SERVICE; (5) APPROVAL OF NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE ACCOUNTING RELIEF, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO APPROVAL OF CERTAIN DEFERRAL MECHANISMS FOR PENSION, OTHER POST-RETIREMENT BENEFITS, AND LINE LOCATE EXPENSES; AND (6) TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY, APPROVAL OF ANY OF THE RELIEF REQUESTED HEREIN PURSUANT TO IND. CODE CH. 8-1-2.5.
Notice is hereby given that on October 25, 2023, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (“NIPSCO”) filed a Petition with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (“Commission”) for (1) authority to modify its retail rates and charges for gas utility service through a phase in of rates; (2) approval of new schedules of rates and charges, general rules and regulations, and riders (both existing and new); (3) approval of a new Sales Reconciliation Adjustment mechanism; (4) approval of revised gas depreciation rates applicable to its gas plant in service; (5) approval of necessary and appropriate accounting relief, including but not limited to approval of certain deferral mechanisms for pension, other post-retirement benefits, and line locate expenses; and (6) to the extent necessary, approval of any of the relief requested pursuant to Ind. Code ch. 8-1-25. A copy of the Verified Petition and other submissions in this proceeding are on file with the Commission, PNC Center, 101 West Washington Street, Suite 1500 East, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. The telephone number of the Commission is (317) 232-2701. Anyone wishing to protest, challenge, or intervene in this action may do so by contacting the Commission.