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Trainings on PUC Processes & Getting Involved

The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) offers trainings to help you better understand our processes and encourage your participation. Below you will find links to trainings that have been offered, as well as a list of upcoming training events that may be of interest to you. For sessions using Zoom, please view these instructions for assistance.

Scheduled Training Sessions

When: Monday, September 11, 2023 from 1-4 p.m.

Where: PUC's Hearing Room, 1st Floor, 201 High Street SE, Salem OR 07301

This training is intended to support groups and individuals new to Commission processes, particularly during contested cases, where groups/individuals are not represented by counsel. The training will include a detailed review of new and existing rules and procedures for accessing intervenor funding. 

Spanish translation services are available -- please contact us by 5 p.m. August 31st. For questions, send an email. 

Recorded Training Sessions - Available Online

Decision Making Process, Issues Addressed by the PUC, Current/Upcoming Dockets (May 31, 2023 session)

Climate Change and Utility Investment

Wildfire and Public Safety -- Focus on Wildfire-Related Issues and Dockets

Low Income Ratemaking and Access to Services

Remote Hearings - Best practices and expectations 

Public Meetings -- What to expect and how to comment 

Rulemaking - What to expect, phases, how to comment

Future Training Sessions

Public Records Requests - Process and features of the new request platform

Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) - Process and expectations

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Protective Orders

Bench Requests

Round-up of issues associated with record development

Filing Center - How to format and file, when to file, what to do if there is an issue

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