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STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Northern States Power Company Case No. PU-22-368 Renewable Resource Cost Recovery (2023) Rates NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR HEARING October 5, 2022 On September 19, 2022, Northern States Power Company (NSP) filed a request for approval of its 2023 Renewable Energy Rider (RER). The purpose of this rider is to recover, from NSP North Dakota electric customers, costs of renewable energy generation not presently reflected in retail rates. In this filing, NSP would recover costs of two new and two previously approved projects. The 2023 RER rate would be applied to all energy billed to each customer effective January 1, 2023. The RER rate would increase from $0.001856 per kWh to $0.002431 per kWh. As a result of the RER rate change, a residential electrical customer consuming 750 kWh per month would experience a bill increase of $0.43 per month. The issues to be considered in this proceeding are: 1. Whether the investments and associated costs for the resources qualify for recovery, 2. Whether the incurred costs are reasonable and prudent, 3. Whether the rate adjustments are consistent with the terms of NSP’s tariff, and 4. Whether NSP’s proposed tariff changes should be approved? Those interested are invited to comment on the application in writing. Persons desiring a hearing must file a written request identifying their interest in the proceeding and the reasons for requesting a hearing. Comments and requests for hearing must be received by November 18, 2022. If deemed appropriate, the Commission can determine the matter without a hearing. For more information contact the Public Service Commission, State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505, 701-328-2400 or Relay North Dakota 1-800-366-6888 TTY. If you require any auxiliary aids or services, such as readers, signers, or Braille materials, please notify the Commission 24 hours in advance. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Randy Christmann, Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chair Sheri Haugen-Hoffart, Commissioner (Oct. 26, 2022) 114072