Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.922
Transition credits and charges


Each retail electricity consumer of Oregon Community Power shall receive a transition credit or pay a transition charge as determined under this section.


The total of all transition credits or transition charges shall equal the net value of all economic utility investments and all uneconomic utility investments of Oregon Community Power.


The board of directors of Oregon Community Power shall adopt one of the following methods to establish the net value described under subsection (2) of this section and all procedures connected with the adopted method:




Administrative valuation; or


Ongoing valuation.


The transition credit or transition charge that applies to a retail electricity consumer under this section may change to reflect the duration of the service option chosen by the consumer, but may not be changed because of the electricity service supplier chosen by the consumer. [2007 c.807 §31]
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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