8CD6CE0DAA9C3F158725845E00574504 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsfPUBLICBILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION FROM COLORADO'S INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITIESINTERIM COMMITTEE INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITY REVIEW INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEEDate Aug 22, 2019 Location Old State Library Presentation from Colorado's Investor-owned Utilities - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment C http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/0F2B76096D8C...$File/19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachC.pdf?OpenElement 19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachC.pdf Attachment B http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/30D115315BBF...$File/19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachB.pdf?OpenElement 19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachB.pdf Attachment D http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/30F9038C99D0...$File/19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachD.pdf?OpenElement 19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachD.pdf 09:53:20 AM Mr. Jack Ihle, representing Xcel Energy, came to the table to provide information on Xcel Energy's operations in Colorado and it's initiatives and goals. He distributed a copy of his presentation to the committee [Attachment B]. 09:56:18 AM Mr. Ihle continued by discussing Xcel's clean energy transition. 09:57:36 AM In response to committee questions, Mr. Ihle discussed Xcel's recent gas filing. 09:58:46 AM Mr. Ihle continued by discussing renewable energy options for customers. 10:03:34 AM Mr. Ihle continued by discussing Xcel Energy's low income and energy assistance programs. 10:08:23 AM Mr. Ihle continued by discussing Xcel's battery deployment and electric vehicle implementation plan. 10:16:54 AM Mr. Ihle wrapped up his presentation by discussing the planning, performance, rate, and administrative reporting that Xcel provides to the PUC. 10:18:05 AM In response to committee questions, Mr. Ihle answered questions regarding local government renewable energy goals and community choice. 10:19:55 AM Mr. Ihle answered a question regarding the electrification of heating and cooling systems. Mr. Ihle stated that Xcel is studying pilots, technologies, and the interplay between electric heating and wind. 10:26:19 AM In response to a committee question, Mr. Ihle discussed Xcel's work local communities to help them reach their energy goals. 10:30:01 AM Mr. Vance Crocker, representing Black Hills Energy, came to the table to discuss the company's operation in Colorado. He distributed a copy of his presentation [Attachment C]. 10:36:05 AM Mr. Crocker continued by discussing the company's service area and renewable energy goals. 10:38:31 AM Mr. Michael Harrington, representing Black Hills Energy, came to the table to discuss the company's history in Southern Colorado. 10:46:54 AM Mr. Harrington continued by discussing Black Hills Energy's rates, it's consumer focused solutions and energy efficiency programs. 10:56:06 AM Mr. Harrington also discussed advanced metering infrastructure and noted that the company has a customer portal where customers have access to real time energy usage data. 10:59:53 AM Mr. Crocker continued by discussing Black Hills Energy's contribution to economic development in Southern Colorado. 11:02:57 AM In response to a committee question, Mr. Crocker discussed Black Hills Energy's economic development activities with small businesses in Southern Colorado. 11:08:40 AM In response to committee questions, Mr. Harrington discussed the history of Black Hills Energy's operations in Southern Colorado and its infrastructure investment in the past decade. 11:14:06 AM Mr. Harrington noted that state legislation required Black Hills to replace two coal-powered plants with natural gas. He also noted that Black Hills has implemented both hot weather and cold weather discount rates. 11:20:06 AM President Garcia, chair, read a statement from a constituent [Attachment D]. 11:20:07 AM The committee recessed.