Administrative Code

Creating a Report: Check the sections you'd like to appear in the report, then use the "Create Report" button at the bottom of the page to generate your report. Once the report is generated you'll then have the option to download it as a pdf, print or email the report.

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 302. Filing Requirements in Support of Applications for Authority to Construct and Operate an Electric Generating Facility
8/11/2020

20VAC5-302-35. Information Required from Electric Utilities Subject to § 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Any incumbent electric utility as defined in § 56-576 of the Code of Virginia and subject to the commission's ratemaking authority pursuant to § 56-585.1 of the Code of Virginia shall provide justification of the need for the proposed facility. In addition, the following information shall be included:

1. Initial feasibility and front end engineering design studies that support the specific plant design, plant type and site selected.

2. Initial fuel supply studies that demonstrate the availability and adequacy of selected fuels.

3. Detailed support for planning assumptions regarding plant performance and operating costs, including historical information for similar units, where available.

4. Economic studies that compare the selected alternative with other options considered, including sensitivity analyses and production costing simulations of the applicant's overall generating resources that demonstrate that the selected option is the best alternative.

5. Load and generating capacity reserve forecast information that demonstrates the need for the plant in the in-service year proposed.

6. Detailed cost estimate for the facility, including projected costs of construction, transmission interconnections, fuel supply related infrastructure improvements and project financing.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13, 56-265.2 and 56-580 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 19, Issue 01, eff. August 21, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 10, eff. January 15, 2009.

Website addresses provided in the Virginia Administrative Code to documents incorporated by reference are for the reader's convenience only, may not necessarily be active or current, and should not be relied upon. To ensure the information incorporated by reference is accurate, the reader is encouraged to use the source document described in the regulation.

As a service to the public, the Virginia Administrative Code is provided online by the Virginia General Assembly. We are unable to answer legal questions or respond to requests for legal advice, including application of law to specific fact. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult an attorney.