Order UE18-01 - Electric - Maritime Electric Company, Limited -
Interim Rented LED Street & Area Lights (February 26, 2018)
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THE MATTER of the
Electric Power Act, R.S.P.E.I. 1988, Cap. E-4;
THE MATTER of a
request by Maritime Electric Company, Limited for approval of updated
schedule N-28 of the Rates & General Rules and Regulations for rented LED
street and area lights.
on Monday, the 26th day of February, 2018.
J. Scott MacKenzie,
M. Douglas Clow, CPA, CA, Vice-Chair
John Broderick, Commissioner
Maritime Electric Company, Limited (the "Company") has advised the
Commission that it is proceeding with the conversion of LED lighting in
accordance with plans that were previously approved by the Commission;
the Company advises that the technology has changed and improved the type of
LED bulbs that are available to allow for lower wattage LED lights at better
prices that are currently in Schedule N-28 of the Rates & General Rules and
Regulations previously approved by the Commission;
the Company advises that customers are requesting the new LED lighting
the Company requires a revised description and
Order of this Commission to be able to offer the new LED lighting options to
the Commission has reviewed proposed revisions to the Rates & General Rules
and Regulations for Rate Code numbers 619, 625, 666, 670, and 675;
the Company has requested an interim tariff which will be further reviewed
during the next general rate application;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT
1. The revised descriptions for
schedule N-28 of the Rates & General Rules and Regulations for LED street
and area lights are approved as follows:
|175 MV equivalent
|Monthly Rate Effective
at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,
this 26th day of February, 2018.
BY THE COMMISSION:
MacKenzie, Q,C., Chair
M. Douglas Clow, CPA CA, Vice-Chair
John Broderick, Commissioner
Section 12 of the
Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission Act
reads as follows:
may, in its absolute discretion, review, rescind or vary any order or decision made by it,
or rehear any application before deciding it.
Parties to this proceeding seeking a review of the
Commission's decision or order in this matter may do so by filing with the Commission, at
the earliest date, a written Request for Review,
which clearly states the reasons for the review and the nature of the relief sought.
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Act provide as follows:
13.(1) An appeal lies from a decision or order of
the Commission to the Court of Appeal upon a question of law or
(2) The appeal shall be made by filing a notice of
appeal in the Court of Appeal within twenty days after the decision or
order appealed from and the rules of court respecting appeals apply with
the necessary changes.
(3) The Commission shall be deemed to be a party to
(4) No costs shall be payable by any party to an
appeal under this section unless the Court of Appeal, in its discretion,
for special reasons, so orders.
In accordance with IRAC's Records
Retention and Disposition Schedule, the material contained in the official
file regarding this matter will be retained by the Commission for a period
of 5 years.