Maritime Electric Company,
Application by Maritime
Electric Company, Limited for
approval of amendments to its rates, tolls and charges and
reconsideration of the 2nd block rate elimination.
Electric Company, Limited ("Maritime Electric" or the "Company") has
filed with the Commission:
a) an application for approval of amendments to its rates, tolls
and charges; and
a request to reconsider the
elimination of the 2nd block reduced rate for
electricity consumption greater than 2,000 kWh per month.
HOW TO SEE THE APPLICATION
AND ASK QUESTIONS
A copy of the Company’s initial application and subsequent
additional information and request for reconsideration of 2nd block
rate elimination can be obtained
Any person wishing to
pose questions to Maritime Electric on the initial application, the
additional information filed and the 2nd block rate elimination may
do so by filing their questions, in writing, with the Company on or
before Friday, May 7, 2010. Questions posed to Maritime Electric
must be answered by the Company, in writing, on or before Friday,
May 21, 2010. Copies of both written questions and written answers
must be copied to, or filed with, the Commission not later than May
The public hearing of the application will commence at 9:30 a.m. on
Monday, June 14, 2010, in the Commission's Main Hearing Room, 5th
Floor, National Bank Tower, 134 Kent Street, Charlottetown, and will
continue at such times as will be announced at the hearing.
Any person wishing to make a formal submission to the Commission or
to participate in the public hearing is asked to file with the
Commission and Maritime Electric, by Friday May 21, 2010, a Notice
of Intervention, which concisely states the interest such person has
in the application and the reason for his or her intervention.
Persons planning to present evidence at the hearing are requested to
file copies of written evidence with the Commission and Maritime
Electric, by Friday, May 28, 2010.
IF YOU WISH TO COMMENT ONLY
IN THE HEARING
If you wish, you may comment on issues relating to the application
without becoming a formal intervener. Comments may be made orally by
appearing at the opening of the hearing on June 14, 2010 and making
your wishes known, or by writing a letter to the Commission, prior
to the commencement of the hearing, clearly stating your views.
While it is not necessary to appear at the hearing, interested
parties are encouraged to present their comments in person and be
available for questioning so that their evidence can be fairly
Parties or individuals who have provided comments pursuant to the
initial public notice of this application and who do not wish
these comments considered at the public hearing must provide notice
to the Commission by May 21, 2010.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
information on the application can be obtained by contacting Maritime
Electric at 629-3679 or the Commission at 892-3501 or 1-800-501-6268. Written communications should be forwarded to:
J.W. Geldert, Vice-President,
Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Maritime Electric Company, Limited
P.O. Box 1328
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N2
Island Regulatory & Appeals Commission
Attention: Commission Docket UE20940
P.O. Box 577
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7L1
at Charlottetown, this 22nd day of April, 2010.