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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY VIRGINIA ELECTRICAND POWER COMPANY FOR APPROVAL TO ESTABLISH VOLUNTARY RATE DESIGNATED RIDER CRC PURSUANT TO 34 B OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA CASE NQ PUR-2018-00133 On August 15 2018, Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Virginia ("Dominion or Company ) filed an application "Application) with the State Corporation Commission Commission) pursuant to Enactment ClauseoSenate Bill 966,passed during the 2018 General Assembly Session (Enactment Clause56234 Bo the Code of Virginia (Code), and Rule 80 of the Commissions Rules of Practice and ProcedureRul of Practice") or approval to establish a voluntary rate, designated Rider CRC, Manufacturing and Commercial Competitiveness Retention Credit Rider (Rider CRC). The Company states in its Application that Rider CRC is designed to support economic development in Dominion's service territory by offering a retention credit, in the form or a two percent discount on the total monthly base generation charges to any cligible retail large general service customers who agree to take Electric Service, indluding Electricity Supply Service, as those terms are defined in the Company's Terms and Conditions on file with the Commission exclusivelyom the Company for a period of at least three years. The Company further states that Enactment Cluse 1 directs the Company to offer a retention credit to large manufacturing and commercial customers who are digible to participate under the terms and conditions proposed in the Application. According to the Application, to participate in RiderCRC, large general service customers must currently take service pursuant to, or otherwise qualify to take service under:(1) RateSchedule GS-3, Large General Service Secondary Voltage (2) Rate S hedule GS 4 Large General Service Primary Voltage or 3 a y pecial ates or contracts approved pursuant to Code § 56-2352 (each a Principal Tariff subject to the following limitations. The Company, states that large general service customers who wish to subscribe to Rider CRCmust not be receiving service from the Company under any egerimental or ilot pro rar tariff rate schedule tariff rate schedule or market-based rates tariff rate schedule to purchase 100% rene ble en y, or companion tariff rate schedule, such as Rate Schedule MBR GS-3, Large General Service -Secondary Voltage (Experimental), Rate Schedule MBR GS-4, Large General ServicePrimary Voltage (Experimtal,or Schedule RF The Company states that, to qualify for Rider CRC, an eligible large general service cstomer account CQualifying Account") must-have, during the most recent calendar year, established a peak measured anerage 30-minute demand greater than 500 kilowatts, which did not exceed one percent of the Company's peak road during the most recent calendar year, unless the customer had a non- coincident peak demand m excess of 90 megawatts in calendar year 2006 or any calendar year thereafter. The Company further states that a large general service customer wishing to participate in Rider CRC would be required to execute an Agreement for Electric Service ESA) with the Company for each Qualifying Account that memorializes the customers election to volunteer for Rider CRC The initial term of each ESA would be separately negotiated with each participating large general service customer, however the initial term would be for a period of at least three years (Thitial Term). Following the expiration oh the Initial Term, the ESA would automatically renew annually for additional one-year terms (each subsequent term referred to asa Renewal Term"), unless and until the ESA is cancelled by written notice by either party at least 60 days prior to the expiration of the Initial Term or Renewal Term, as applicable Once an ESA has been executed, the Company would make service under Rider CRC effective on the first day of the billing month immediately following the last regular meter reading date for eadh Qualifying Account. The two percent reduction m the total monthly base generation charges (billed by the Company to the Qualifying Account pursuant to the large general service customers existing Principal Tarif) would appear as a separate line item on the participating customer's balling statement. The Company proposes to make Rider CRC effective for usage on and after the first day of the month that is at least 60 days following the date of the Commissions final order in this proceeding. The Company also proposes to make annual reports to the Commission if Rider CRC is approved Interested persons are encouraged to review the Application and supporting documents for further details of the Company's proposals. The Company's Application and the Order for Notice and Comment that the Commission entered in this case are available for public inspection during regular business hours at each of the Company's business offices in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Copies also may be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Company,Lisa S. Booth,Esquire, Dominion Energy Services, Inc. 120 Tredegar Street Riverside 2, Richmond, Virginia 23219. If acceptable to the requesting party, the Company may provide the documents by electronic means. Copies of the Application and the public version of all documents filed in this case also are available for interested persons to review in the Commissions Document Control Center located on the first floor of the Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, between the hours of 8:15 am and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Interested persons also may download unofficial copies from the Commission's website: htpirwww.scc.virginia govrcase. On orbefore October 12,2018, any interested person wishing to comment on the Company's Application shall file written comments on the Application with Joel H. Peck, Clerk, State Corporation Commission, clo Document Control Center, PO. Box 2118 Richmond Virginia 23218-2118. Any interested person de r ng file comments e ectroncal y maydo so on or be ore October 12, 201 by fo own g the instructions on the Commassons we site li tp://ww cs c magovc se Compact discs or am other form of electronic storage medium may not be filed with the comments. All such comments shall refer to Case No. PUR-2018-00133. On or before October 12, 2018, any person or entity wishing to participate as a respondent in this proceeding may do so by filing a notice of participation. If not filed electronically an original and teen ( 1 5) co es ofthe nsce o participation shall be su omitted to the Clerk of the Comm ssion at the a ress above. A copy of the notice o participation as a res ondent also must be sent to counsel for the Company at the address set forth above. Pursuant to Rule 5 VAC S-20-80 B, Participation as a respondet, of the Commissions Rules of Practice, any notice of participation shall set forth: (i) a precise statement of the interest of the respondent: (i) a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; and (ii) the factual and legal basis for the action. All filings shall refer to Case No PUR-2018-00133. On orbefore October 12, 2018, any interested person may file a written request for a hearing. If not filed electronically, an original and fifteen (15) copies of the request for hearing shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Commission at the address set forth above. Written requests for hearing shall refer to Case No PUR-2018-00133 and shall indude: (i) a precise statement of the interest of the filing party: (ii a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; (ili) a statement of the legal basis for such action. and (iv)a precise statement why a hearing should be conducted in the matter. A copy also shall beveson Dominion at the address set forth above All documents filed with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission in this docket may use both sides of the paper. In all other respects, all filings shall comply fully with the requirements ofs VAC5-20- 150, Copies and format, of the Commssion s Rules of Practice. The Commission's Rules of Practice may be viewed at and Comment in this proceeding may be obtained from the Clerk of the Commission at the address above. ia.gowlcase. A printed copy fthe Commissions Rules of Practice and an official copy of the Commissions Order for Notice VIRGINIAELECTRICAND POWER COMPANY