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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

701.328.2400 - Phone
877.245.6685 - Toll-Free
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Welcome...

Commissioners

Brian Kroshus


Julie Fedorchak


Randy

Christmann,
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, 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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Commissioner Randy Christmann, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak (right)

Commissioner Brian Kroshus (left)

 

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)

October 24, 2017 - 05:00 pm CDT

Public Input Session Internet Broadcast
Public Input Session - MDU - 2017 Natural Gas Rate Increase -App(PU-17-295)

Case No. PU-17-295

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
2017 Natural Gas Rate Increase
Application

October 25, 2017 - 05:00 pm CDT

Public Input Session Internet Broadcast
Public Input Session - MDU - 2017 Natural Gas Rate Increase - App(PU-17-295

Case No. PU-17-295

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
2017 Natural Gas Rate Increase
Application

November 02, 2017 - 03:00 pm CDT

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Work Session - Cenex Pipeline, LLC, 10" Refined Fuels Pipeline Williams, Mo

Case No. PU-17-97

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Cenex Pipeline, LLC
10" Refined Fuels Pipeline Williams,Mountrail,Ward
Siting Application

November 03, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-17-268

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
Advance Prudence - Thunder Spirit Wind Expansion
Application

Case No. PU-17-269

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
Thunder Spirit Wind Expansion Project
Public Convenience & Necessity

Case No. PU-17-332

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Northern States Power Company
115 kV Transmission Line - Cass County
Public Convenience & Necessity

November 07, 2017 - 02:00 pm CST

Work Session

Case No. PU-17-120

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Northern States Power Company
Advance Prudence - 1,550 MW Wind Generation
Application

November 12, 2017 - 08:00 am CST

Other
NARUC 129th Annual Meeting and Education Conference

Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

November 16, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

November 20, 2017 - 11:00 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-17-284

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Foxtail Wind, LLC
Foxtail Wind Energy Center - Dickey County
Siting Application
Fireside Restaurant
415 1st Ave N
Ellendale, ND

November 28, 2017 - 01:00 pm CST

Other
Monthly Budget Update

November 28, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
November Director's Meeting

November 29, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

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

December 14, 2017 - 11:00 am CST

Other
PSC Employee Recognition Luncheon

December 19, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
December Director's Meeting

December 20, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 10, 2018 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 14, 2018 - 08:00 am CST

Other
ND Grain Dealers Association 105th Annual Convention & Industry Show

Fargo Holiday Inn
Fargo, ND

January 30, 2018 - 03:00 pm CST

Other
January Director's Meeting

January 31, 2018 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 15, 2018 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 27, 2018 - 01:30 pm CST

Other
February Director's Meeting

February 28, 2018 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 14, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 27, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Other
March Director's Meeting

March 28, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 11, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 19, 2018 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
SPP Update Meeting

April 19, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Other
Semi-Annual MISO Updates

April 24, 2018 - 03:00 pm CDT

Other
April Director's Meeting

April 25, 2018 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 03, 2018 - 08:00 am CDT

Other
MARC 2018 Annual Meeting

TBD
Kansas City, MO

Meeting Notices

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

November 03, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

November 16, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

November 29, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

December 20, 2017 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 10, 2018 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 31, 2018 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 15, 2018 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 28, 2018 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

March 14, 2018 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

March 28, 2018 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 11, 2018 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 25, 2018 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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