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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY VIRGINIA
ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
FOR APPROVAL OF FIVE VOLUNTARY TARIFFS TO SUPPORT
TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION,
CASE NO. PUR-2021-00151
On July 23, 2021, Virginia Electric and Power Company (“Dominion” or “Company”) filed an application (“Application”) with the State Corporation Commission (“Commission”)
for approval, pursuant to Code § 56-234 A and Rule 80 A of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (“Rules of Practice”), of five new voluntary companion tariffs
to support transportation electrification in Virginia. Specifically, the Company seeks approval of three tariffs to provide mechanisms for customers to work with the Company to
install electric vehicle (“EV”) charging infrastructure at customers’ premises (“Charging Tariffs”) and two tariffs to establish rates for the Company to charge the public for EV
charging at Company-owned and operated public charging stations (“Pricing Tariffs”).
In support of its Application, Dominion states that EV adoption continues to increase across the country and in Virginia, largely due to advancements in battery technology,
additional EV model availability, declining costs, policy developments, and benefits provided to customers and the environment. The Application states Dominion customers have
sought guidance and advisory support from the Company for charging infrastructure and installation, including requests for guidance on how customers can electrify their fleets.
The Company asserts that the Charging Tariffs will allow the Company to provide customers with near term turnkey solutions. Dominion further states that it does not currently
own or operate any charging stations available to the public, but the Company intends to provide this service in the future to fill any identified gaps in charging availability, such as
on secondary highways or in disadvantaged communities. The Company asserts the Pricing Tariffs will allow the Company to provide such service.
The Application states that the three Charging Tariffs include one to support the Company’s non-residential customers who wish to electrify their fleets (“Fleet Charging Tariff”);
one to support the Company’s non-residential customers who wish to provide Level 2 charging at their premises (“Level 2 Charging Tariff”), such as workplaces, multifamily
communities, or retail establishments; and one to support the Company’s residential customers who wish to have Level 2 charging installed in their homes (“Residential Charging
Tariff”). The Company proposes participation limits for each Charging Tariff to ensure that availability is limited and will complement investment being made by the private sector.
Specifically, the Company proposes the following participation limits on the Charging Tariffs: 165 customers in the Fleet Charging Tariff; 100 customers in the Level 2 Charging
Tariff; and 1,000 customers in the Residential Charging Tariff. The Company states further that the Residential Charging Tariff and the Level 2 Charging Tariff include incentives
for the deployment of charging infrastructure to low-income customers and in low-income communities and communities of color. Specifically, the Residential Charging Tariff and
the Level 2 Charging Tariff include carveouts to provide charging infrastructure to low-income customers, low-income communities and communities of color at no cost, up to 10
percent of the total proposed participation limits. The Application also states that the Fleet Charging Tariff and the Level 2 Charging Tariff both cover a portion of the costs of EV
supply infrastructure. The Company estimates the total program cost for these incentives and carveouts is approximately $18.7 million.
The Application requests approval of two Pricing Tariffs, one to establish a rate for public fast charging (“DCFC Pricing Tariff”) and one to establish a rate for Level 2 charging
(“Level 2 Pricing Tariff”). The Company states that the rates for the DCFC Pricing Tariff and the Level 2 Pricing Tariff are based on the estimated costs for installation, operation, and maintenance of the charging station, plus the rate for services under the Company’s Rate Schedule GS-2. Additionally, the Company asserts that rates are comparable
to third-party rates in Virginia. The proposed rate for the DCFC Pricing Tariff is $0.41 per kilowatt-hour and the proposed rate for the Level 2 Pricing Tariff is $0.28 per kilowatt
hour.
The Commission has taken judicial notice of the ongoing public health issues related to the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. In accordance therewith, all pleadings, briefs,
or other documents required to be served in this matter shall be submitted electronically to the extent authorized by 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Rules of Practice.
Confidential and Extraordinarily Sensitive Information shall not be submitted electronically and should comply with 5 VAC 5-20-170, Confidential information, of the Rules of
Practice. Any person seeking to hand deliver and physically file or submit any pleading or other document shall contact the Clerk’s Office Document Control Center at
(804) 371-9838 to arrange the delivery.
Pursuant to 5 VAC 5-20-140, Filing and service, of the Rules of Practice, the Commission has directed that service on parties and the Commission’s Staff in this matter shall be
accomplished by electronic means. Please refer to the Commission’s Order for Notice and Comment for further instructions concerning Confidential or Extraordinarily Sensitive
Information.
Electronic copies of the Application may be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Company, Sarah R. Bennett, Esquire, McGuireWoods LLP, Gateway Plaza,
800 East Canal Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or sbennett@mcguirewoods.com.
On or before November 4, 2021, any interested person may file comments on the Application electronically by following the instructions on the Commission’s website:
scc.virginia.gov/casecomments/Submit-Public-Comments. Those unable, as a practical matter, to file comments electronically may file such comments by U.S. mail to the Clerk of
the State Corporation Commission, c/o Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118. All comments shall refer to Case No. PUR-2021-00151.
On or before November 4, 2021, any person or entity wishing to participate as a respondent in this proceeding may do so by filing a notice of participation with the Clerk of the
Commission at: scc.virginia.gov/clk/efiling. Those unable, as a practical matter, to file a notice of participation electronically may file such notice by U.S. mail to the Clerk of
the Commission at the address listed above. Such notice of participation shall include the email addresses of such parties or their counsel, if available. A copy of the notice of
participation as a respondent also must be sent to counsel for the Company. Pursuant to 5 VAC 5-20-80 B, Participation as a respondent, of the Rules of Practice, any notice of
participation shall set forth: (i) a precise statement of the interest of the respondent; (ii) a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; and (iii) the factual and
legal basis for the action. Any organization, corporation, or government body participating as a respondent must be represented by counsel as required by 5 VAC 5-20-30, Counsel,
of the Rules of Practice. All filings shall refer to Case No. PUR-2021-00151.
On or before November 4, 2021, any interested person may file a written request for a hearing with the Clerk of the Commission at scc.virginia.gov/clk/efiling. Those unable, as a
practical matter, to file a request for hearing electronically may file such notice by U.S. mail to the Clerk of the Commission at the address listed above. Such request for hearing
shall include the email addresses of such parties or their counsel, if available. A copy of the notice of participation as a respondent also must be sent to counsel for the Company.
Requests for a hearing shall include: (i) a precise statement of the filing party’s interest in the proceeding; (ii) a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; (iii)
a statement of the legal basis for such action; and (iv) a precise statement why a hearing should be conducted in this matter. All requests for a hearing shall refer to Case No.
PUR-2021-00151.
Any documents filed in paper form with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission in this docket may use both sides of the paper. In all other respects, except as modified by the
Commission’s Order for Notice and Comment, all filings shall comply fully with the requirements of 5 VAC 5-20-150, Copies and format, of the Rules of Practice.
The Company’s Application, the Commission’s Rules of Practice, and the Commission’s Order for Notice and Comment may be viewed at:
scc.virginia.gov/pages/Case-Information..
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY

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