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600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 408
Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

701.328.2400 - Phone
877.245.6685 - Toll-Free
800.366.6888 - TTY
701.328.2410 - Fax
ndpsc@nd.gov

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Welcome...

Commissioners

Randy Christmann


Julie Fedorchak


Brian Kroshus,
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 and railroad safety, auctioneers and auction clerks, weighing and measuring devices, gas pipeline safety, and underground damage prevention.

You Should Know...About the ND Public Service Commission

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

 

*COVID-19 Emergency: Office and Hearing Procedures

The Commission's Offices are open to the public, but special procedures may be used for meetings/hearings. Click here for more information.

 

 

Watch/Listen to the Commission Live

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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To participate via telephone, dial 1-888-585-9008 Access Code: 259-316-322

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

 

Rulemaking Hearing: Common Pipeline Carriers & Siting - Nov. 24, 2020, 10 a.m. Central

In keeping with recommendations of public health officials to minimize public gatherings during this COVID-19 emergency, this hearing will be held remotely and members of the public are encouraged to provide their comments in writing or by telephone.

Public Testimony: The Commission will receive testimony to be placed in the official record through the following methods:

  • Written – written testimony may be submitted until the close of business on Dec. 4, 2020, via e-mail by sending to ndpsc@nd.gov or by mail addressed to: Public Service Commission, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 408, Bismarck, ND 58505
  • Telephone – the public may testify over the phone by calling 701-328-4081 to be placed on a list. On Nov. 24, 2020, you will receive a call back in an order determined by th Commission. If you wish to provide documents or photographs for reference during your testimony, please provide them to the above-listed e-mail address with a note expressing the intended use.          

 

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What's Going On...

Commissioner Brian Kroshus, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, (left)

Commissioner Randy Christmann, (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.

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Commission Events

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

December 01, 2020 - 10:00 am CST

Other (49.00KB pdf)
Legislative Discussion

General Public Call-In Information
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Access Code 259-316-322
Bismarck, ND

December 02, 2020 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Informal Hearing

- CANCELLED

December 02, 2020 - 01:30 pm CST

Work Session (50.00KB pdf)
EV Discussion

General Public Call-In Information
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Access Code 259-316-322

December 08, 2020 - 08:30 am CST

Formal Hearing (1873.00KB pdf) Internet Broadcast
Nodak Electric Cooperative v. Otter Tail Power, Complaint - PU-20-356

Case No. PU-20-356

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Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc.
vs. Otter Tail Power Company
Complaint
General Public Call In Information
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Access Code 259-316-322

December 10, 2020 - 09:00 am CST

Formal Hearing (274.00KB pdf) Internet Broadcast
PSC vs. Qwest regarding Show Cause - Case No. PU-20-442

Case No. PU-20-442

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Public Service Commission
vs. Qwest Corporation
Show Cause
General Public Call In Information
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December 11, 2020 - 10:00 am CST

Work Session (51.00KB pdf) Internet Broadcast
Light Mitigation Technology Stakeholder Discussion

General Public Call-In Information
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Access Code 259-316-322
Bismarck, ND

December 16, 2020 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Informal Hearing

CANCELLED

Meeting Notices

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

December 02, 2020 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

Formal (81.00KB pdf)
Administrative (61.00KB pdf)
General Public Call-In Information
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Access Code 259-316-322

December 16, 2020 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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