Public Notice No. 7629



Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission’s (Commission) Rules, notice is hereby given of the Application of Wyrulec Company (Wyrulec or the Cooperative), for authority to decrease its avoided cost rate from $0.04427 to $0.01775 per kwh, effective February 1, 2021.

Wyrulec is a public utility as defined in Wyo. Stat. § 37-1-101(a)(vi)(C), subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 37-2-112.

On November 2, 2020, Wyrulec filed its Application requesting authority to decrease its avoided cost rate from $0.04427 to $0.01775 per kwh, effective February 1, 2021.

Wyrulec is a distribution cooperative, providing electricity and electrical service to commercial, irrigation and residential members in Wyoming and Nebraska and is an all-requirements power supply consumer of Tri-State Generation and Transmission. The Cooperative is requesting authority to update its avoided cost rate in accordance with Wyo. Stat. § 37-2-122 (d)(i), which states that a distribution cooperative’s avoided cost is the wholesale power supplier’s avoided cost. On October 26, 2020, Wyrulec’s Board of Directors approved changing the Cooperative’s avoided cost rate to equal Tri-State Generation & Transmission’s three-year average avoided cost.

This is not a complete description of the Application. Wyrulec’s Application is on file at the Commission’s offices in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and is available for inspection by any interested person during regular business hours or online at:
Anyone desiring to file a public comment, statement, intervention petition, protest or request for a public hearing in this matter must do file with the Commission in writing on or before December 4, 2020. Any intervention request filed with the Commission shall set forth the grounds of the proposed intervention or request for hearing as well as the position and the interest of the petitioner in this proceeding. Please mention Docket No. 10016-71-CT-20 (Record No. 15645) in your communications.

    If you wish to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing which you will attend and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, call the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or write to the Commission, 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Communications-impaired persons may contact the Commission through Wyoming Relay at 711.

    Dated:    November 5, 2020.

Public Notice No. 7629 published in the Torrington Telegram on November 11 and 18, 2020.