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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

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Welcome...

Commissioners

Brian P. Kalk

Randy
Christmann

Julie Fedorchak
Chairman

Thank you for visiting the website of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The Public Service Commission is a constitutional agency with varying degrees of statutory authority over abandoned mine lands, coal mine reclamation, electric and gas utilities, telecommunications companies, energy conversion facility siting, transmission facility siting, railroads, grain elevators, facility-based grain buyers, roving grain buyers, and hay buyers, auctioneers, auction clerks, weighing and measuring devices, pipeline safety, and underground damage prevention.

To learn more about how the PSC affects the lives of North Dakotans every day, click here: A Day in Your Life

 

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The Commission typically meets in formal session every two weeks; special meetings are held to handle special or emergency situations. Click on a link below to watch or listen to a LIVE meeting.

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Looking for an agenda? A calendar of events and agendas can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

 

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Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Randy Christmann (left)

Commissioner Brian Kalk (right)

 

The PSC takes an active role in protecting consumers by ensuring utilities follow rules, including ones that relate to disconnection of service. Working with consumers to resolve disputes with utilities, and establishing fair rates and regulations. The PSC is constantly looking out for the interests of North Dakotans.

Latest News (To view archived news releases, please visit our Newsroom)

 

Commission Events

State Capitol 12th Floor Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted)

November 17, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

Case No. PU-15-166

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Public Service Commission
Phoenix Construction
Damage Prevention Enforcement

November 17, 2016 - 06:00 pm CST

Other
Mike Jones Retirement Dinner

Ramkota Hotel
Dakota Ballroom
Bismarck, ND

November 18, 2016 - 09:00 am CST

Other
PSC Budget Discussion

November 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. GS-15-705

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Public Service Commission
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
Pipeline Safety Enforcement

Case No. GS-15-711

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
Pipeline Safety Enforcement

November 21, 2016 - 09:00 am CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Wind Farm Decommissioning Rule Change

November 21, 2016 - 11:00 am CST

Work Session
Weights & Measures Quality Assurance

November 21, 2016 - 01:00 pm CST

Other
Xcel Energy Periodic Information Exchange (PIE) Meeting

November 21, 2016 - 03:00 pm CST

Other
James Deutsch Retirement

November 22, 2016 - 09:00 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-16-614

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Epping Transmission Company, LLC
12.75-Inch Crude Oil Pipeline - Williams County
Siting Application
Ernie French Center
NDSU Williston Research Extension Ctr
14120 Hwy 2
Williston, ND

November 23, 2016 - 08:00 am CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-16-539

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Glacier Ridge Wind Farm, LLC
Glacier Ridge Wind Farm Project - Barnes County
Siting Application

November 29, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Work Session
PSC Portfolio Discussion

November 30, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-16-624

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Otter Tail Power Company
Transmission Facility Cost Recovery (2017)
Rates

November 30, 2016 - 02:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-16-658

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Northern States Power Company
Transmission Facility Cost Recovery (2017)
Rates

December 01, 2016 - 08:30 am CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. GS-14-216

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Plote Construction ND, LLC
Damage Prevention Enforcement

December 05, 2016 - 11:30 am CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

December 12, 2016 - 08:30 am CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-15-677

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Public Service Commission
v. Qwest Corporation
Complaint

December 13, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-07-776

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Northern States Power Company
Electric Rate Increase
Application

December 13, 2016 - 02:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-07-776

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Northern States Power Company
Electric Rate Increase
Application

December 14, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

December 15, 2016 - 11:00 am CST

Other
Employee Recognition Luncheon

January 04, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 18, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
RTC Meeting

Dakota Carrier Network Building
4020 Coleman Street
Bismarck, ND

January 24, 2017 - 02:00 pm CST

Other
MISO Update Followed by SPP Discussion

February 01, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 16, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 01, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 06, 2017 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

March 15, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 29, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 12, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 26, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 10, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 24, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 05, 2017 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

June 07, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 28, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 13, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 26, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

September 11, 2017 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

December 04, 2017 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notices

State Capitol 12th Floor Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted)

November 30, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

December 14, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 04, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 18, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 01, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 16, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

March 01, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

March 15, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 12, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 26, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 10, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 24, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 07, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 28, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 13, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 26, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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