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STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA PUBLIC SERVICE COM

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Montana-Dakota Utilities Co 2022 Electric Rate Increase Application Case No. PU-22-194 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING December 14, 2022 Please take notice that beginning on May 1, 2023, at 8:30 am central time the Commission will conduct a Public Hearing in the Commission Hearing Room on the 12th floor of the State Capitol at 600 East Boulevard Ave. in Bismarck, North Dakota. On May 16, 2022, Montana-Dakota Utilities Company (MDU) filed with the Commission an increase in rates for electric service. MDU’s proposed rates would result in an increase in its annual North Dakota electric service revenue of $25,365,558 or 12.3 percent. Interim rates subject to refund were approved on July 14, 2022. The issues to be considered in this matter are: 1. What is the value of MDU’s property, used and useful, for the service and convenience of the public in North Dakota? 2. What is MDU’s rate of return on its property, used and useful, for the service and convenience of the public in North Dakota? 3. What is a just and reasonable rate of return on MDU’s property, used and useful, for the service and convenience of the public in North Dakota? 4. What rates and charges are necessary to provide a just and reasonable rate of return on MDU’s property, used and useful, for the service and convenience of the public in North Dakota? 5. Are MDU’s rate schedules designed in such a manner that they result in a basis of charge to its customers that is just and reasonable without discrimination? For more information, contact the Public Service Commission, State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505, 701-328-2400; or Relay North Dakota 1-800-366-6888 TTY. If you require any auxiliary aids or services, such as readers, signers, or Braille materials please notify the Commission. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Randy Christmann, Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chair Sheri Haugen-Hoffart, Commissioner (Dec 21, 2022) 131717