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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, July 13, 2017 of July " MOUNTAIN STATES - Mountain States Hospice is seeking compassionate, caring individuals who would like to bring love and care into the lives of the terminally ill and their families. Mountain States Hospice is committed to providing quality and compassionate set-Aces. Training is provided. Flexible.hours are available to work around your schedule. Volunteering for Hospice is a very rewarding experience. A small amount of your time would mean so much to a needing family! Volunteers can vcorkin a Itospice office or sit with hospice patients in Washington County and Russell County. For more information or to sign up please contact: Samantha Hess, Hospice Bereavement and Volunteer Coordinator At .(276) 883-8484 EXT.. 8585 or by email HessSA2@msha.com NOTICE TO TIlE PI_IBLIC OF A PETITION BY APPALACIIIAN POWER COMPANY FOR APPROVAL OF A RATE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE, RPS-RAC, TO RECOVER THE INCREMENTAL COSTS OF PARTICIPATION IN TIlE VIRGINIA RENEV~'ABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARD PROGRAM PURSUANT TO ~r~'~. CODE 56-585.1 A 5 D AND 56-585.2 E CASE NO. PUR-2017-00065 " Appalachian Power Company (%kPCo') adjustment clause, RPS-RAC. has apl)lied for approval to revise its rate AI Co requests a total reVenne requiremeut of $5,76 million for its 2018 RPS-RAC. A Hearing Examiner appointed by the Contnfission will hear the ease on November 2, 2017, at 10 a.m. Further infi)rmation about this ease is available on the SCC webs|re at: htt!):!lww~.see.virginia.gov/ease. On June t, 20 I7. Appalachian Power Company ("APCo" or "'Company"). pursuant 1o 56-585. I A 5 d and 56-585.2 E of the Code of Virginia C'(.+ode'.) and the Fbml Order issued in Case No. PUE-20 I6-00042, filed with the State Corporation Commission {"Commission"! a Petition asking the Commission to approve a rate adjttstment clause, designated as the RPS RAC. for recovery of the incremental costs related to the Company'sparticipation in Virginia's Renewable Energy Porttblio Standard Program. APCo requests implementation of its proposed revenue factor eff+ective April I, 20t 8. through March 31 + 2019 {"2018 Rate Year'+). F'or the 2018 Rate Year. the Company states that it calculated a revenue t~quh,ement tot the RPS-R AC of $5.76 million, which takes into account: { ! ) actual and projected costs associated with wind purchased prover agreements for the period April 2017 through March 2019; (2) an actual under-recovery balance as of March 3 I, 20t 7; (3) projected net proceeds associated with sales of renewable energy credits fi)r April 2017'thmt,gh March 2{119" (4} prq}ec:ted Generation Attribute "h'acking System vohtmetric fee~, for April 2017 through March 2019: and {51 the projected RPS-RAC payments for the period April 20t 7 through March 2018. If the proposed RPS-RAC is approved, the impact on customer bills ~,ould depend on a customeUs rate schedule and usage. According to A.PCo. implementation of its proposed RPS-RAC On April l, 2018. would increase the bill of a residential customer using l o000 kik)watt hours per month by approximately $0.65. While the proposed RPS-RAC would also affect non residel}tial customer bills, the Company indicates it Ires not alk)eated RPS-RAC costs to ce+~tain Large Power Service customers identified by (.?()de 56-585.2 E. Interested persons are encouraged lo review the Petition and supporting docmnents for fhe delails of these and other proposals. TAKE NOTICE that the Commission may adopt rates that differ from those appearing in the Company's Petkion and supporting documents and may apportion revenues among customer classes and/or design tx/*,es it1 a manner differing from that sho~,n in the Petition and supporting documents, The Commission entered an Order for Notice m~d 1 tearing {"Order') that, among other thi}~gs, scheduled a heari**g on November 2. 2017, beginning at 10 a.m,, in the Commission's second floor eourtr~m* located in the llyter [~uildlng. t300 Fast Main Street, Richmond. Vi~ginia 23"..'. t9, |br the purpose of receiving testimony fiom members of the public and evidm~ee related to the Company's Petition from the Company: any respondents, and the Commission's Staff An), person desiri~lg to test}l)+ ms a public witness at fltis public hearing she, aid appear in the Commission's cou{~room fifteen (15) minutes prior to the starting time of the hearing and contact the Commission's BaililE A copy of the Company's Petition and the Commission's Order are available t~r public inspection during regular business horn's at each of the Company's business oftices in the Commom~eahh of Virginia, A copy also may be obtained, at no cost. by written request to counsel fbr the Company+ Noelle J, Coates. Esquire, American Electric Power Service Corporation. 3 James ('enter+ 1051 E. CaD" Street. Suite 1100. Richmond, Vilginia 23219, tf acceptable to the requesting party, the Corn pany may provide the copies by electronic means. Interested persons also may review copies of the public version of MI documents filed in Case No. PUR-2017-00065 ir~ Ihe Commisslon's Document Control Center located on the first floor oflhc [~,ler Building. 13(10 East Main Street, Richmond. Virginia 23219~ betwee,~ the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.n-L~ Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, Interested persons also may dowlfload unottlcial copies of these documents from the Commission's webs|re: htt.g-/Av~!.~+_.5.c,)Li+_'gj.!_~ja+g~2k'~c,.,%qge. On or betbre October 26, 2017, any interested person wishing to comment on the Company's Petition shall file written comments x~,ith Joel H, Peck. Clerk. State Corporation Commission. c/o [)oenment Control Center; RO. Box 2118, Richmond. Virginia 23218-21 l 8. Any interested person desiring to submit comments electronically may do so by follo~,ing the instructions fi)und on the Commission's website: kt[p+;~/+~y+ww++.~+c~.,..~+~.~gi!~/O,gs.)v/ease. Compact discs or any other tbrm of?electronic storage n:edium may not be filed with the comments. All comments should refer to Case No. t~UR-20t7-00065. On or betbre August 23, 20717, any i~erson or entity may pm~icipate as a respondent in this proceeding by filing a notice ofpartieipatk)n. If not filed etectrcmically, an origimd and fifteen (151 copies of the notice of participation shall be submitted to the Clerk of the C?c,ntmission at the address set torth above. A copy of the notice of participatkm as a reslxmdent simultaneously shall be sent to counsel [or APCo at the address set forth above. Pursuant to Rule 5 VAC 5 20 80 B, Pavt.icipaliort ~s a respomtcm, of the Com- mission's Rules of Practice and Proeednre {."Ruler of Practice"), any notice of participation shall set fbrth: it) a preeige statemel~t ofthe interest of the respondent: (ii) a stmement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; and 0it) the factual and legal basis *br the action, [:'or additional infi)rtnation abont participation as a respondent, any pemon or entib" shonld obtain a copy of the Commission's Order. On or before September 19, 2(1t 7. each respondent may file witl~ the Clerk of the Commission, arid serve on the Commission's Staff, the Company. and all other respondents, any testimon), and exhibits by which the respondent expects to establish its case, and each ~.itness's testimony shall include a summary not Iv, exceed one page. If not filed electronically, an original and fifleen 1151 copies of such testimony and exhibits shall be snbntitted to the Ckn'k of the Commission at the address above, ,Respondents also shall comply with the Commission's Rules of Practice, including: 5 VAC 5-20-140. IqlingarMservice; 5 VAC 5+20-150, (?op/e.~ andr/~t'~at; and 5 VAC 5-20-240. l-'repart, dtes*imony andexhibiLs. All filings shall re fi:r to Case No. PU R-2017-00(165. The Commission's Rules ofrpmetice may be viewed at: ~+~..N~c,virginia,g~?y/case+ A printed copy of the Rules of Practice and an of I+eial copy of the Commission+s ()rder in this proceeding may be obtained fi+om the Clerk of the Commission at the address above. APPALACHIAN P O~VER COMPANY"