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Elizabeth S. Jacobs
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Nick Wagner
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Sheila K. Tipton
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Certified Gas Provider (CGP)

CGP-2009-0001 (SPU-2013-0015)  ETC ProLiance Energy, LLC f/k/a ProLiance Energy, LLC On July 2, 2013, ETC ProLiance Energy, LLC (ETC ProLiance) notified the Board that it had acquired the non-affiliate gas marketing assets of ProLiance Energy, LLC (ProLiance) and that ETC ProLiance had been formed to provide the competitive natural gas provider (CNGP) services formerly provided by ProLiance.  On July 3, 2012, the Office of Consumer Advocate filed a pleading raising three issues concerning the request to transfer the CNGP certificate.  On July 8, 2013, ETC ProLiance filed additional information.  On August 7, 2013, the Board issued an amended certificate authorizing ETC ProLiance to provide large volume service in Iowa and noting that the additional information ETC ProLiance filed sufficiently addressed the issues raised by the OCA. 

CGP-2013-0001 Kwik Trip, Inc. On February 28, 2013, Kwik Trip filed an application seeking certification to serve small volume customers as a competitive natural gas provider in Iowa.  On May 14, 2013, Kwik Trip was notified that its application was complete and that the 90-day review period had begun.  On April 5, 2013, the Board issued an order approving the application and granting Kwik Trip a certificate to provide competitive natural gas services to small and large volume customers in Iowa.  Kwik Trip will sell compressed natural gas to the general public at a vehicle fueling station in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

CGP-2013-0002 Rainbo Oil Company d/b/a Kwik Stop C-Stores On July 15, 2013, Rainbo Oil Company d/b/a Kwik Stop C-Stores (Kwik Stop) filed an application seeking certification to serve small volume customers as a competitive natural gas provider in Iowa.  On July 19, 2013, Kwik Stop was notified that its application was complete and that the 90-day review period had begun.  On July 31 and August 6, 2013, Kwik Stop filed additional information.  On August 9, 2013, the Board issued an order approving the application and granting Kwik Stop a certificate to provide competitive natural gas services to small and large volume customers in Iowa.  Kwik Stop will sell compressed natural gas to the general public at a vehicle fueling station in Dubuque, Iowa.

CGP-2013-0003  HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.  On August 26, 2013, HPG filed an application seeking certification to serve large and small volume customers as a competitive natural gas aggregator in Iowa.  On September 11, 2013, HPG filed additional information in support of the application.  On September 12, 2013, HPG was notified that its application was complete and that the 90-day review period had begun.  On October 4, 2013, the Board issued an order approving the application and granting HPG a certificate to provide competitive natural gas services to large and small volume customers in Iowa.

CGP-2013-0004 Great River Energy of Iowa, LLC On September 12, 2013, Great River filed an application seeking certification to serve large volume customers as a competitive natural gas aggregator in Iowa.  On September 13, 2013, Great River was notified that its application was complete and that the 90-day review period had begun.  On October 3, 2013, the Board obtained additional information clarifying that the applicant was seeking certification to provide large volume compressed natural gas service to a transportation company to fuel its fleet of trucks.  On October 10, 2013, the Board issued an order approving the application and granting Great River a certificate to provide competitive natural gas services to large volume customers in Iowa, although Great River is not authorized to provide compressed natural gas service to individual compressed natural gas vehicle owners.  The order clarifies that before Great River is authorized to provide compressed natural gas to individual vehicle owners, Great River must file for an amendment to its CNGP certificate and provide the specific information required to serve small volume customers in Iowa. 

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