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Public Notice of Change in Rates

Tariff Form No. 8
(Tariff Rule 10.1.a et seq.)
PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE IN RATES
WITH PROPOSED EFFECTIVE DATE
NOTICE is hereby given that Hope Gas, Inc.,
dba Dominion Energy West Virginia (“DEWV” or the
“Company”), a public utility, has filed with the PUBLIC
SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA,
revised tariff sheets containing new terms and
conditions for furnishing gas service to approximately
112,000 customers within its service territories in
Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge,
Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln,
Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mingo,
Monongalia, Nicholas, Pleasants, Preston, Putnam,
Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tucker,
Tyler, Upshur, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming
Counties, West Virginia.
DEWV is proposing the following new terms and
conditions for furnishing gas service:
 Revisions to Tariff Sheet No. 8 that require
a landlord or rental agent to enter into an
automatic transfer agreement when new
service is initiated to a rental property.
 Revisions to Tariff Sheet No. 32 that require
a telemetering agreement for transportation
service customers, and provides that DEWV
may install telemetry at the customer’s
expense.
 Removal of language in Tariff Sheet No.
36 that authorizes DEWV to adjust a
transportation customer’s nominations if the
customer fails to comply with a transportation
scheduling order.
 Revisions to Tariff Sheet No. 36 that require
an executed telemetering agreement
to remain in effect when a natural gas
transportation customer returns to sales
service.
The Company provides resale service to the
following customers: Standard Gas Company,
Consumers Gas Utility Company, Cardinal Natural
Gas Company – Northern Division (Lumberport),
Mountaineer Gas Company, Southern Public Service
Company, Cardinal Natural Gas Company – Northern
Division (Blacksville), and Peoples Gas WV LLC.
The increases shown are based on averages
of all customers in the indicated class. Individual
customers may receive increases that are greater or
less than average. Furthermore, the requested rates
and charges are only a proposal and are subject
to change (increases or decreases) by the Public
Service Commission in its review of this filing. Any
increase in rates and charges will not become effective
until authorized and approved by the Public Service
Commission. (If a hearing is scheduled, notice will be
given of the time and place of hearing.)
Anyone desiring to protest or intervene should file a
written protest or petition to intervene prior to October 7,
2021 unless otherwise modified by Commission order.
Failure to timely protest or intervene can affect your
rights to protest any rate increases and to participate
in future proceedings. All protests or requests to
intervene should briefly state the reason for the protest
or intervention. Requests to intervene must comply
with the Commission’s rules on intervention set forth
in the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.
All interventions may be mailed and addressed to
The Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission
of West Virginia, P.O. Box 812, 201 Brooks Street,
Charleston, West Virginia 25323, or may be hand-delivered. Protests may be filed on line through the
Commission website (www.psc.state.wv.us) using
the “Submit a Comment” link or may be mailed to the
Executive Secretary at the same address above.
A complete copy of this tariff, as well a representative
of the Company to provide any information requested
concerning it, is available to all customers, prospective
customers, or their agents at any of the following
offices of the Company: Jo Carol Farmer, Director
– Regulatory and Pricing, 102 Cambridge Place,
Bridgeport, WV 26330.
A copy of the proposed rates is available for public
inspection at the office of the Executive Secretary of
the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION at 201 Brooks
Street, Charleston, West Virginia.
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