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Information Release – BCUC Review of Fortis Energy Inc. 2022 Long Term Gas Resource Plan

Press Release

June 2, 2022

VANCOUVER – On May 31, 2022, per Order G-146-22, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) began a public hearing to review FortisBC Energy Inc.’s (FEI) 2022 Long-Term Gas Resource Plan (LTGRP) application.

FEI’s 2022 LTGRP was submitted to the BCUC on May 9, 2022, and includes FEI’s long-term view of the resources required to meet future customer demand, reliability requirements, and provincial greenhouse gas reduction targets. The plan takes into consideration the cost of these requirements for FEI’s customers over the 20-year planning horizon (2022 – 2041). The 2022 LTGRP includes a 20-year vision for FEI as well as an Action Plan that identifies the activities FEI intends to pursue over the next four years.

The BCUC will conduct an open and transparent public review process to evaluate the application. The public is invited to participate by:

Requesting Intervener Status by August 10, 2022

Interveners participate actively, responsibly, and respectfully for the duration of the proceeding to help ensure various perspectives are represented.

Registering as an Interested Party by August 10, 2022

To receive email notifications when public information is posted during a BCUC proceeding.

Submiting a Letter of Comment

To share your views, opinions, and insights about an application or matter under review by the BCUC.

To learn more about participating in the proceeding, please visit bcuc.com. More information about FEI’s application is available on the proceeding page.

Background

FEI is required to file a Long-Term Resource Plan for review and approval by the BCUC in accordance with section 44.1(2) of the Utilities Commission Act. FEI last filed a Long-Term Gas Resource Plan in 2017.

About the BCUC

The BCUC is an independent regulatory body, responsible for regulating BC’s energy utilities, as well as its compulsory automobile insurance rates, and intra-provincial pipeline rates. The BCUC is also responsible for administering BC’s Fuel Price Transparency Act. It is the BCUC’s role to balance the interests of customers with the interests of the businesses it regulates. The BCUC carries out fair and transparent reviews of matters within its jurisdiction and considers public input where public interest is impacted.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Krissy Van Loon

Manager, Communications

Phone: 604.660.4727

Email: [email protected]

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