2023 GRC Phase 1 and GT&S CARD Rate Case Update

Friday, January 07, 2022

As reported previously, PG&E filed its 2023 General Rate Case (GRC) A.21-06-021 on June 30, 2021 and the 2023 Gas Transmission and Storage (GT&S) Cost Allocation and Rate Design (CARD) A.21-09-018 on September 30, 2021, covering for years 2023 through 2026. In summary, here’s the current anticipated schedule listed in 2023 GRC Phase 1 Scoping Memo issued on October 1, 2021:

  • March 30, 2022 - Intervenor Testimony due
  • April 29, 2022 - Concurrent Rebuttal Testimony due
  • May 16, 2022 – Evidentiary Hearings start
  • August 31, 2022 – Opening Briefs
  • September 30, 2022 – Reply Briefs
  • 2nd Quarter 2023 – Proposed Decision and Final Decision on A.21-06-021, GRC Phase 1

On December 15, 2021, the CPUC held a pre-hearing conference (PHC) on PG&E’s 2023 GT&S CARD A.21-09-018. On January 5, 2022, the CPUC issued the scoping memo in CARD. Based on the current estimated timeline from the 2023 GRC Phase 1 above and the anticipated simultaneous implementation of GT&S rates and revenue requirements proposed in PG&E’s GRC A.21-06-021 filed on June 30, 2021, the CARD Final Decision is currently anticipated in the third quarter of 2023. The following proposed schedule is in the CARD Scoping Memo issued on January 5, 2022:

CARD Informal Workshop January 12, 2022 at 9 AM – Noon, PST, PG&E will be hosting a virtual workshop. In this workshop, PG&E will present a high-level overview of its testimony. There will be an opportunity for parties to ask questions at the end of the presentation.
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Supplemental Testimony March 18, 2022
Intervenor Testimony Due May 20, 2022
Public Participation Hearings June - August 2022
Concurrent Rebuttal Testimony Due July 29, 2022
Evidentiary hearings and/or Workshops, if necessary September 2022
Concurrent Opening Briefs and Reply Briefs October – December 2022
Proposed Decision 3rd Quarter 2023 (GRC 1 PD + One Month)
Final Decision 3rd Quarter 2023 (Concurrent with or following GRC 1 by one CPUC Decision Meeting)
Implementation Rates Effective To be determined

Stay tuned to Pipe Ranger for updates as the Rate Case continues to move forward. If you have any questions, please contact Allen DeBrum at 925.244.3498.