48. The Régie shall, on the application of an interested person or on its own initiative, fix or modify the rates and conditions for the transmission of electric power by the electric power carrier or the rates and conditions for the supply, transmission or delivery of natural gas by a natural gas distributor or for the storage of natural gas or the conditions for the distribution of electric power by the electric power distributor.
The Régie shall fix or modify the rates for the distribution of electric power by the electric power distributor in the cases provided for in any of sections 48.2 to 48.4. To that end, it may request any relevant document or information from the electric power distributor.
For the purposes of this section, the Régie may, in particular, require the electric power carrier, the electric power distributor or a natural gas distributor to file a modification proposal.
Applications under the first paragraph or any of sections 48.2 to 48.4 must be filed with the documents and fees prescribed by regulation. Applications filed by the electric power distributor or a natural gas distributor must include a document describing the impact a rate increase would have on low-income earners.
1996, c. 61, s. 48; 2000, c. 22, s. 10; 2006, c. 46, s. 37; 2019, c. 27, s. 61.