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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

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

Commissioners

Brian P. Kalk

Randy
Christmann

Julie Fedorchak
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, and hay 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 meeting.

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

 

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What's Going On...

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Randy Christmann (left)

Commissioner Brian Kalk (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.

Latest News (To view archived news releases, please visit our Newsroom)

 

Commission Events

May 18, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

- POSTPONED

Case No. PU-15-133

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Dickinson Wind, LLC
230 kV Transmission Line - Stark County
Siting Application
Dickinson State University
Student Center
900 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND

May 18, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Formal Hearing

- POSTPONED

Case No. PU-15-111

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Dickinson Wind, LLC
150 MW Wind Energy Center - Stark County
Siting Application
Dickinson State University
Student Center
900 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND

May 27, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 27, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Work Session Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-14-810

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Northern States Power Company
Advance Prudence - 187 MW Solar Energy Portfolio
Application

May 28, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application
Baymont Inn (formerly Seven Seas Hotel)
2611 Old Red Trail
Mandan, ND

June 02, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Other Internet Broadcast
Informal Conference

Case No. RC-14-846

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Coyote Creek Mining Company, LLC
Revision No. 1 for Permit NACC-1302
Approval

June 02, 2015 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

June 02, 2015 - 02:00 pm CDT

Work Session
Certification to Order Provisions Review, Tree and Shrub Mitigation

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak Office
600 E Boulevard Avenue
12th Floor State Capitol
Bismarck, ND

June 03, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Other
Northern States Power Xcel Energy Periodic Information Exchange Meeting

June 03, 2015 - 12:30 pm CDT

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Basin Electric Power Cooperative Briefing 111(d)

June 11, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Quarterly Transmission Update Meeting

- CANCELLED

June 15, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application
High Plains Cultural Center
194 Central Ave South
Killdeer, ND

June 17, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 24, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-35

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Plains Pipeline, L.P.
8-inch Crude Oil Pipeline - Bison Pipeline Project
Siting Application
Stanley City Hall
208 S Main Street
Stanley, ND

June 26, 2015 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-14-842

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Dakota Access, LLC
Dakota Access Pipeline Project
Siting Application
Ernie French Center
14120 Highway 2
Williston, ND

June 29, 2015 - 09:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-124

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Rolette Power Development, LLC
Rolette Wind Energy Project - Rolette County
Siting Application
Memorial Hall
503 2nd Avenue
Rolette, ND

June 30, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Following Consolidated Cases (GS-13-884/GS-13-885/GS-14-230)

Case No. GS-13-886

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (10-9-13 17:15 p.m.)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. GS-14-229

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (05-06-14 8:57 a.m.)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. PU-14-671

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (5-28-14 3:30 pm)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

June 30, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. GS-13-884

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (9-13-13 11:00 a.m.)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. GS-13-885

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (10-1-13 11:40 a.m.)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

Case No. GS-14-230

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Public Service Commission
Northern Excavating Co., Inc. (04-30-14 1:45 p.m.)
Damage Prevention Enforcement

July 08, 2015 - 03:00 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 09, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-97

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Bridger Pipeline LLC
16-inch Crude Oil Pipeline - Billings & Stark
Siting Application
Belfield City Hall
107 2nd Avenue
Belfield, ND

July 20, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

Case No. PU-15-90

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

July 21, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

Case No. PU-15-90

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

July 22, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 23, 2015 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-15-175

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Northern States Power Company
200 MW Courtenay Wind Farm
Public Convenience & Necessity

Case No. PU-15-181

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Northern States Power Company
Advance Prudence - 200 MW Courtenay Wind Farm
Application

Case No. PU-15-183

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Northern States Power Company
Discontinue Prudence - Courtenay Wind Farm PPA
Application

August 19, 2015 - 06:00 pm CDT

Other
PSC Summer Staff BBQ

TBD

September 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

September 15, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Quarterly Transmission Update Meeting

September 16, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

September 30, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

October 06, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Work Session
Renewable Energy Credit

October 14, 2015 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

November 04, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

November 18, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

December 02, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

December 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
Judicial Room
1400 E Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND

December 16, 2015 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

December 17, 2015 - 11:00 am CST

Other
PSC Employee Recognition Luncheon

January 05, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

January 20, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 10, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 24, 2016 - 01:00 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 12, 2016 - 08:00 am CDT

Other
2016 MARC Conference

Radisson Hotel
605 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notices

May 27, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 17, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 08, 2015 - 01:00 pm CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 22, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

August 12, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

September 02, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

September 16, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

September 30, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

October 14, 2015 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

November 04, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

November 18, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

December 02, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

December 16, 2015 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 05, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

January 20, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 10, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

February 24, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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