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Notice about Proposal to Amend Regulation

The Puerto Rico Energy Bureau of the Public Service Regulatory Board (“Energy Bureau”), pursuant Act 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act and Act 38-2017, as amended, known as the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act of the Government of Puerto Rico, proposes to amend Regulation No. 8701, Amendment to Regulation 8618, on Certification, Annual Fees and Operational Plans for Electric Service Companies in Puerto Rico.

The proposed amendments to Regulation 8701 are for the purpose of addressing the provisions regarding the regulatory annual fee in Section 6.16 of Act 57-2014, as amended by Act 17-2019, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Public Policy Act.  On the other hand, Regulation 8701 is proposed to be amended to address the organizational changes pursuant to the Reorganizational Plan of the Puerto Rico Public Service Regulatory Board and Act 211-2018, known as the Act for the Implementation of the Puerto Rico Public Service Regulatory Board Reorganization Plan.

The text of the amendment proposal to the 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, Hato Rey, 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 amendment proposal will also be published along this Notice on the Energy Bureau’s Internet website, www.energia.pr.gov (here).

Any interested person can submit written comments regarding the amendment proposal within thirty (30) days from the publication date of this Notice. Comments must be addressed to the attention of Edison Avilés Deliz, Chairman, and shall be filed by electronic mail at: comentarios@energia.pr.gov; through the Energy Bureau’s electronic filing tool at: https://radicacion.energia.pr.gov/; 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 in person at the Energy Bureau’s Clerk’s Office, located at the referenced address.

The Energy Bureau will hold a public hearing on November 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at its Hearing Room located at World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Eight Floor, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Any person interested in participating in the process may appear at the public hearing.