The Puerto Rico Energy Commission, pursuant to Act No. 57-2014, as amended, known as the Puerto Rico Energy Transformation and RELIEF Act, and Act No. 170 of August 12, 1988, as amended, known as the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, has adopted the Regulation on Adjudicative Procedures, Notices of Noncompliance, Rate Review Procedures and Investigations. This Regulation took effect on the date of its approval by virtue of Art. 6.20 of Act No. 57-2014, as amended, and Art. 2.13 of the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act.
The purpose of this Regulation is to establish the rules that shall govern the adjudicative procedures before the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, including the review and approval procedures of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) electric service rates, and which will complement the dispositions of the aforementioned Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, as amended, and its interpretative jurisprudence. In addition, this Regulation establishes the rules that shall govern the notice of noncompliance and investigation procedures by the Commission.
The text of this Regulation is available for public scrutiny at the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, located in the World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #702, Hato Rey, PR 00918. The working hours of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission 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 Regulation will also be published along this Notice on the Commission’s Internet website, www.energia.pr.gov.
During a period of thirty (30) days, starting from the publication date of this Notice, any interested person shall be able to submit comments in writing or request an oral hearing concerning the aforementioned Regulation, along with those justifications that, according to the requesting party, merit an oral hearing, to the attention of Mr. Agustín F. Carbó Lugo, Esq., President, World Plaza Building, 268 Muñoz Rivera Ave., Suite #400, Hato Rey, PR 00918, or by electronic mail at: email@example.com.