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Notice about Extension of Public Comment Period

The Energy Bureau of the Puerto Rico Public Service Regulatory Board (“Energy Bureau”), pursuant to Act 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act, Act 239-2004, as amended, known as General Cooperative Associations Act of 2004, Act 258-2018, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Cooperatives Act and Act 38-2017, as amended, known as the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act of the Government of Puerto Rico, proposes to adopt the Regulation for Electric Cooperatives in Puerto Rico.

On March 15, 2019, the Energy Bureau issued a Public Notice through which it granted a period of thirty (30) days to any interested person to submit comments in writing or request a public hearing about the Regulation. In order to provide interested persons with further opportunity to submit comments to the proposed Regulation, the Energy Bureau has determined to extend the period for public comments by thirty (30) days, starting from the publication date of this Notice.

The text of the Proposed Regulation is available for public scrutiny at the Energy Bureau’s Clerk Office, in the World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Plaza Level Suite 202, San Juan, PR 00918. The working hours of the Energy Bureau are between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on business days. The Proposed Regulation is also available on the Energy Bureau’s internet website, www.energia.pr.gov.

Comments and/or petitions for a public hearing must be addressed to the attention of Edison Avilés Deliz, Chairman, and shall be filed by (i) electronic mail at: comentarios@energia.pr.gov; (ii) by the Energy Bureau’s electronic filing tool at: https://radicacion.energia.pr.gov/; (iii) by postal mail addressed to the Puerto Rico Energy Bureau’s Clerk’s Office at World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Plaza Level Suite 202, San Juan, PR 00918; or (iv) in person at the Energy Bureau’s Clerk’s Office, located at the address above.

Furthermore, consistent with the Energy Bureau’s public participation policy, any person interested may appear at the Public Hearing scheduled for April 22, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Energy Bureau’s Hearing Room at the World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., 8th Floor, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.