On June 5, 2009, the Arizona Corporation Commission ("ACC" or "Commission") issued Decision No. 71104(link is external), which required Arizona Public Service Company ("APS" or "Company") to conduct a vehicle-to-grid ("V2G") feasibility and cost benefit study and to propose a V2G program for Commission consideration, no later than April 2, 2010.
Pursuant to Decision No. 71104, APS submitted a notice of filing(link is external) (“Notice”) on April 1, 2010 which presented a V2G cost benefit study. APS also submitted an overview of the Company's Electric Vehicle Readiness Development Program which outlined APS' approach to effectively prepare its customers and service territory for the availability of of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (collectively referred to as "EV"s).
On September 30, 2010, APS filed an application(link is external) ("Application") seeking approval of the Company's Electric Vehicle Readiness Demonstration Project ("ev-Ready Project") also in compliance with Decision No. 71104.
On Thursday, February 17, 2011, RUCO filed an application to intervene(link is external) in the docket.
On Tuesday,March 1, 2011, the Administrative Law Judge, ("ALJ") assigned to the case issued a Procedural Order(link is external) granting RUCO's request to intervene in the proceeding.
On Wednesday, July 29, 2011, ACC Staff filed a Proposed Order(link is external) on the matter.
On Thursday, July 7, 2011, ACC Staff filed Amended Order(link is external).
On Friday, July 8, 2011, RUCO Comments (link is external)on ACC Staff's Proposed Order.
On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 APS filed a request for extension of time(link is external) to allow the Company to meet with ACC Staff and stakeholders to develop an alternative proposal.
On September 15, 2011, the Commission issued Decision No. 72582(link is external), which approved APS' Experimental Rate Schedule ET-EV and, among other conditions, requires APS to file annual reports detailing the development of the EV market.