Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.920
Rights of electricity service suppliers


(1)

Every electricity service supplier is authorized to use the distribution facilities of Oregon Community Power on a nondiscriminatory basis.

(2)

Oregon Community Power shall provide:

(a)

Electricity service suppliers and retail electricity consumers access to the Oregon Community Power transmission facilities and distribution system that is comparable to that provided for Oregon Community Power’s own use; and

(b)

Electricity service suppliers and retail electricity consumers timely access to information about the Oregon Community Power transmission facilities and distribution system, metering and loads comparable to that provided to Oregon Community Power’s own nondistribution divisions, affiliates and related parties.

(3)

Oregon Community Power shall allow any electricity service supplier that has been certified by the Public Utility Commission to provide direct access to nonresidential electricity consumers. [2007 c.807 §30]
Note: See note under 757.812 (Definitions for ORS 757.812 to 757.950).
Chapter 757

Notes of Decisions

Under regulatory scheme, Public Utility Commissioner has authority to promulgate rule limiting telephone company's liability for directory listing errors or omissions. Garrison v. Pacific NW Bell, 45 Or App 523, 608 P2d 1206 (1980)

Refund is proper exercise of Public Utility Commission's general powers if refund (1) is based only on information in existence at time of rate order for which refund is being made; (2) is not based on evaluation of public utility's actual expenses or revenues; and (3) is not effectuated by offsetting future rates. Gearhart v. Public Utility Commission, 255 Or App 58, 299 P3d 533 (2013), aff'd 356 Or 216, 339 P3d 904 (2014)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Governor and Public Utility Commissioner to enter into binding agreements with respect to uniform curtailment plans, (1977) Vol 38, p 861


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