SCC Invites Electronic Public Witness Testimony Regarding Impact of Electric Vehicles on the Provision of Electric Service

Utilities

JUN 24, 2020

RICHMOND — The State Corporation Commission (SCC) is offering the opportunity for public comments to be received by telephone on July 8, 2020, on issues related to the increased deployment of electric motor vehicles that potentially could affect the affordability and reliability of electricity services delivered to consumers by regulated utilities. The purpose is to gather information to inform future proceedings on the growing issue of vehicle electrification.

The Commission invites the public to comment on one or more of the following issues related to the increased deployment of electric vehicles:

  • Existing development and projected growth of electric vehicles,
  • Rate design issues,
  • Storage-specific issues, and
  • Issues related to public charging stations.

The Commission scheduled the public session to begin at 10 a.m. on July 8, 2020. Public witnesses intending to provide oral testimony must pre-register with the SCC by 5 p.m. on July 6, 2020. Witnesses will be called by SCC staff on July 8 in the order in which they registered. Testimony will be limited to five minutes. The hearing will be webcast at: https://scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting 

Public witnesses wishing to provide testimony may pre-register in one of three ways:

  • Completing a public witness form for case number PUR-2020-00051 on the SCC’s website at: https://scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting
  • E-mailing the same form (PDF version on the same website as above) to SCCInfo@scc.virginia.gov
  • Calling the SCC at 804-371-9141 during normal business hours (8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and providing their name and the phone number you wish the Commission to call to reach you during the hearing.

The SCC has already received 34 written comments from individuals, organizations and utilities addressing specific questions raised by the Commission in a March 24 order establishing the proceeding.

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Case Number PUR-2020-00051 - Order Scheduling Public Session
Contact: Andy Farmer (804) 371-9141‚Äč