PUBLIC NOTICE

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Advertiser: Public Notice
NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that in a May 28, 2021 Application, Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (“Delta”) is seeking approval by the Kentucky Public Service Commission to increase the gas service revenues by $9,135,170 on an annual basis, which is approximately 18.6%, and for a Certificate of Public Convenience of Necessity. The proposed annual revenue increases by customer classification are: Residential - $4,802,026 (21.1%); Small Non-Residential - $1,354,251 (19.4%); Large Non-Residential - $2,384,550 (20.6%); Interruptible Service – $ -24 (0%); Transportation – On System Utilization/Special Contracts - $117,711 (33.2%); Transportation – Off System Utilization - $413,652 (15.3%); Farm Tap - $63,004 (2.3%). The proposed effective date of the rates is for service rendered on and after July 1, 2021. Delta has requested the proposed rates be implemented to all customer classifications as shown below: Monthly Customer Charge Classification Present Rate Proposed Rate $ Change % Increase Residential $20.70 $29.03 $8.33 40.2% Small Non-Residential $31.20 $44.40 $13.20 42.3% Large Non-Residential $131.00 $195.04 $64.04 48.9% Interruptible Service $250.00 $267.85 $17.85 7.1% Transportation – Off System Utilization N/A N/A N/A N/A Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farm tap customers) $20.70 $29.03 $8.33 40.2% Consumption Charges* Classification Present Rate Proposed Rate $ Change % Increase Residential $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $5.7072/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.3887 32.2% Small Non-Residential $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $5.6931/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.3746 31.8% Large Non-Residential 1-200 Mcf $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $5.6935/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.3750 31.8% 201- 1,000 Mcf $ 2.66960/ per 1.0 Mcf $3.5196/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.8500 31.8% 1,001- 5,000 Mcf $ 1.87350/ per 1.0 Mcf $2.4700/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.5965 31.8% 5,001 - 10,000 Mcf $ 1.47350/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.9427/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.4692 31.8% Over 10,000 Mcf $ 1.27350/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.6790/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.4055 31.8% Interruptible Service 1-1,000 Mcf $ 1.60000/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.7143/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.1143 7.1% 1,001 - 5,000 Mcf $ 1.20000/ per 1.0 Mcf $1.2857/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.0857 7.1% 5,001 - 10,000 Mcf $ 0.80000/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.8571/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.0571 7.1% Over 10,000 Mcf $ 0.60000/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.6428/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.0428 7.1% Transportation – Off System Utilization $0.28260/ per 1,000 cu. $0.3259/ per 1,000 cu. $0.0433 15.3% ft. of gas transported of gas transported or or $0.28260/ per $0.3259/ per dekatherm dekatherm Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farm tap customers) $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $2.3570/per 1.0 Mcf $ -1.9615 -45.4% *The consumption charges are exclusive of the Gas Cost Recovery rate. The On-System Transportation Rate shall be the same as the Base Rate for Residential, Small Non-Residential, Large Non-Residential and Interruptible customers, as applicable, set forth above. Average Monthly Bills Classification Monthly Current Proposed Average Usage Average Bill Average Bill $ Change % Increase Residential 3.8 Mcf $59.48 $71.82 $12.34 20.7% Small Non-Residential 9.7 Mcf $129.44 $153.49 $24.05 18.6% Large Non-Residential 69.1 Mcf $830.07 $972.19 $142.11 17.1% Interruptible Service 3,801.0 Mcf $5,390.35 $5,583.40 $193.05 3.6% Transportation – On System Utilization Residential 3.9 Mcf $38.81 $51.29 $12.48 32.1% Small Non-Residential 14.2 Mcf $95.00 $125.24 $30.24 31.8% Large Non-Residential 1,106.1 Mcf $3,346.10 $4,411.49 $1,065.39 31.8% Transportation – Off System Utilization 88,455.2 Mcf $24,997.44 $28,827.55 $3,830.11 15.3% Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farm tap customers) 5.4 Mcf $70.18 $71.75 $1.57 2.2% Delta is also requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a pipeline that will provide a second feed to the Nicholasville portion of its system. Delta is proposing changes to the terms and conditions of its Farm Tap service. Delta is also including a $150.00 installation fee and $25.00 reconnection fee for its farm tap customers. Delta is also proposing to merge the Gas Cost Recovery adjustment that applies to its farm tap customers into the Gas Cost Recovery adjustment that applies to all other rate classes subject to a gas cost adjustment. Delta is proposing revisions to its line extension tariff. Other proposed tariff modifications include minor revisions to the Pipe Replacement Program (“PRP”), resetting the PRP rate to $0 pursuant to the current tariff, and elimination of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Surcredit. This application may be examined at the offices of Delta located at 3617 Lexington Road in Winchester, Kentucky, or on the company’s website at https:// www.deltagas.com. This application may also be examined at the offices of the Public Service Commission located at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or on the Commission’s website at http://psc.ky.gov. Comments regarding this application may be submitted by mail to the Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort KY 40602; or through its website at http://psc.ky.gov. The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Delta but the Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates contained in this notice. Any person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, which estab-lishes the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party. If the Public Service Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of the providing of this notice, the Public Service Commission may take final action on the application.
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