Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC
Fifth Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 11/30/2009, Docket: RP10-77-000, Status: Effective
Third Revised Sheet No. 549 Third Revised Sheet No. 549
Superseding: Substitute Second Revised Sheet No. 549
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
14. CAPACITY RELEASE (continued)
14.10 Exceptions to Bidding Requirement for Pre-arranged Releases.
(a) For releases that become effective on or after July 30, 2008, the following
need not comply with the bidding requirements of this Section 14, but shall be
subject to all other provisions of this Section 14:
(1) a release for any period of thirty-one (31) days or less,
(2) a release for more than one (1) year at the maximum tariff rate,
(3) a release of capacity to an asset manager (as defined in Section
284.8(h)(3) of the Commission's regulations), and
(4) a release of capacity to a marketer participating in a state-regulated
retail access program (as defined in Section 284.8(h)(4) of the
For releases that become effective on or after July 30, 2008, any release, with
the exception of releases to an asset manager or to a marketer participating in
a state-regulated retail access program, with a term that is greater than
thirty-one (31) days and less than or equal to one (1) year must be posted for
bidding pursuant to Section 14.4(b) above, regardless of the proposed rate. A
release under this Section 14.10 may be effected by the Releasing Customer's
satisfying the notice requirements of Section 14.4 and the selected Approved
Bidder's submitting a bid satisfying the requirements of Section 14.4. Such
release shall become effective immediately upon Algonquin's receipt of both
such notice and such bid, but no sooner than the date specified in Releasing
Customer's Notice, subject to compliance with the other provisions of this
tariff. The information provided by the Releasing Customer pursuant to Section
14.4(a) will be posted on the LINK® System and by electronic data interchange
as required by Section 14.4(d).
(b) The standard timelines applicable to pre-arranged capacity releases that are
not subject to the competitive bidding requirements are as follows:
Posting of prearranged deals not subject to bid are due by 10:30 a.m.
Posting of prearranged deals not subject to bid are due by 5:00 p.m. CCT.
Intraday 1 Cycle:
Posting of prearranged deals not subject to bid are due by 9:00 a.m. CCT.
Intraday 2 Cycle:
Posting of prearranged deals not subject to bid are due by 4:00 p.m. CCT.
Prior to the nomination deadline for the chosen cycle for the begin date
specified in the Releasing Customer's Notice, the Prearranged Customer must
initiate confirmation of prearranged deals electronically. Algonquin will
issue a contract within one Hour of the award posting (with a new contract
number, when applicable).
Nominations for gas flow are possible beginning at the next available
nomination cycle for the effective date of the contract. Such nominations will
be processed in accordance with the nomination and scheduling requirements of
Sections 22 and 23 of the General Terms and Conditions; however, in no
circumstances will gas flow prior to the effective date of the release as
specified in Releasing Customer's Notice.