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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

701.328.2400 - Phone
877.245.6685 - Toll-Free
800.366.6888 - TTY
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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)

August 16, 2017 - 01:00 pm CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Order to Show Cause

- POSTPONED

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application

August 17, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Open Investigation

- POSTPONED

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application

September 07, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
Grid Security Discussion

September 25, 2017 - 03:00 pm CDT

Other
Personnel Discussion

September 26, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-17-120

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

October 03, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Public Hearing on Investigation - DAPL - Siting Application (PU-14-842)

- CANCELLED

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application

October 04, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

October 04, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

October 06, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-17-140

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Otter Tail Power Company
Advance Prudence - Astoria Project
Application

Case No. PU-17-141

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Otter Tail Power Company
Advance Prudence - Merricourt Project
Application

Case No. PU-17-143

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Otter Tail Power Company
150 MW - Merricourt Project
Public Convenience & Necessity

October 11, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Work Session - Cenex Pipeline, LLC, 10" Refined Fuels Pipeline (PU-17-97)

Case No. PU-17-97

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

October 12, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
SPP Update Meeting

October 12, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Other
Semi-Annual MISO Updates

October 18, 2017 - 03:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

October 23, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Other Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-17-96

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Otter Tail Power Company
Minn-Kota Ag Products Inc. - Richland County
Public Convenience & Necessity

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 01, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

November 16, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

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 20, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

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

Meeting Notices

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

October 04, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

October 18, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

November 01, 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

 

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