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NOTICE is hereby given,

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NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to article IV, section 21 (D) (1) of the Louisiana Constitution, that on March 15, 2011, Entergy Louisiana, LLC (“ELL”), an electric public utility providing retail electric service to customers in forty-three (43) Parishes of the State of Louisiana, filed with the Louisiana Public Service Commission (“LPSC” or the “Commission”), pursuant to Article IV, Section 21(D)(3) of the Louisiana Constitution and Title 45, Section 1163.1 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, an adjustment to the Financed Storm Cost Rider I (“Rider FSCI”) and Storm Cost Offset Rider (“SCOI”) in LPSC Docket No. U-29203, and an adjustment to the Financed Storm Cost Rider II (“Rider FSCII”) and Storm Cost Offset Rider II (“SCOII”) in LPSC Docket No. U-30981, which will go into effect with the first billing cycle of April 2011 (April 1). In conjunction with Act 55 of the Louisiana Legislature’s Regular Session of 2007, LPSC Order U-29203-F authorized the following as it relates to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: (1) approval and authorization for the LURC to finance, through the issuance of “system restoration bonds” by the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (the “LPFA”), a contribution to ELL’s capital; (2) approval to create system restoration property in favor solely of the corporation, including the right to impose and collect system restoration charges sufficient to pay system restoration bonds and associated financing costs; and (3) approval of a tariff to implement the system restoration charges on behalf of the Corporation. Further, the Corporation and ELL received Commission authorization for the issuance of system restoration bonds in one or more series in an aggregate principal amount equal to the sum of (a) $545,000,000 of system restoration costs, plus (b) the costs of funding storm damage reserves in the amount of $152,000,000 in a restricted escrow account, plus (c) issuance costs of $9,300,000. When rounded, these components resulted in a total issuance of $687,700,000. LPSC Order U-30981-A relates to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike and provides for the same financing structure as LPSC Order U-29203-F discussed above. LPSC Order U-30981-A gives Commission authorization for the Corporation and ELL to issue system restoration bonds in one or more series in an aggregate principal amount equal to the sum of (a) $260,729,711 of system restoration costs, plus (b) the costs of funding storm damage reserves in the amount of $200,000,000 in a restricted escrow account, plus (c) issuance costs of $8,170,289. When rounded, these components result in a total issuance of $468,900,000. To finance these costs, the Co-Applicants implemented Riders FSCI and SCOI rates the first billing cycle of August 2008 and Riders FSCII and SCOII rates the first billing cycle of August 2010. The FSCI and FSCII rates are adjusted at least semi-annually and the SCOI and SCOII rates are adjusted at least annually. Both sets of riders will continue in effect until all system restoration bonds have been paid in full and all financing costs of the system restoration bonds have been recovered in full. Consistent with the LPSC’s determination in Order Nos. U-29203-B, U-29203-G, U-30981, and U-30981-A, the calculation of the FSCI, FSCII, SCOI, and SCOII rates will apply to all rate classes, including the Special Contracted Rate customers and will be non-bypassable, which means that, with limited exception, all existing and future LPSC-jurisdictional ELL customers will be responsible for these charges. Using the method of allocation and rate design approved by the LPSC, the system restoration charge, billed on behalf of the LURC, the total net effect of Riders FSCI and SCOI on the monthly electric bill for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional residential customers using 1,000 kWh will increase $0.90. The net effect for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional Small General Service customers using 12,500 kWh will increase $13.48. The net effect for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional Large General Service customers using 1000 kW and 500,000 kWh increase $306.06. Using the method of allocation and rate design approved by the LPSC, the system restoration charge, billed on behalf of the LURC, the total net effect of Riders FSCII and SCOII on the monthly electric bill for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional residential customers using 1,000 kWh will increase $0.17. The net effect for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional Small General Service customers using 12,500 kWh will increase $2.49. The net effect for one of ELL’s LPSC-jurisdictional Large General Service customers using 1000 kW and 500,000 kWh increase $56.39. In sum, beginning with the first billing cycle of April 2011 (April 1) the total net effect of Riders FSCI, FSCII, SCOI, and SCOII to an ELL LPSC-jurisdictional residential customer using 1,000 kWh will be an increase of $1.07 from $89.25 to $90.32. The total net effect to an ELL LPSC-jurisdictional Small General Service customer using 12,500 kWh will be an increase of $15.97 from $1,256.28 to $1,272.25. The total net effect to an ELL LPSC-jurisdictional General Service customer using 1000 kW and 500,000 kWh will be an increase of $362.45 from $35,496.65 to $35,859.10. A copy of these rider schedules may be viewed in the Office of the Louisiana Public Service Commission in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The next semi-annual adjustment for Riders FSCI and FSCII will be effective beginning with the first billing cycle in September 2011. The next annual adjustment for Riders SCOI and SCOII will be effective beginning with the first billing cycle in April 2012.
Entergy Louisiana, LLC
1td: March 24, 2011

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