Granite State Gas Transmission, Inc.

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 03/01/2010, Docket: RP10-322-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 87 Original Sheet No. 87

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

17. ANNUAL CHARGE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE PROVISION (ACA)

 

17.1 Purpose

 

Annual charges are assessed against gas pipelines by the

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under Part 382 of the

Commission's Regulations prior to each fiscal year in order to

cover the cost of the operation of the FERC. For the purpose of

recovering annual charges assessed Transporter by the FERC, this

Article 17 establishes pursuant to Section 154.38(d)(6) of the

Commission's Regulations an ACA Surcharge to be applicable to all

quantities transported by Transporter. Transporter shall not

recover any annual charges recorded in FERC Account No. 928 in an

NGA Section 4 rate case. This ACA Surcharge is in addition to any

amounts otherwise payable to Transporter under said Rate

Schedules.

 

17.2 Rate Schedules to ACA Surcharge

 

The ACA Surcharge shall be applicable to the quantities

transported under Transporter's Transportation Rate Schedules

FT-1, FT-NN, and IT-1.

 

17.3 Basis of the ACA Surcharge

 

The ACA Surcharge shall be that increment, which has been

approved by FERC Orders approving an annual charge unit rate. The

currently effective ACA Surcharge shall be reflected in this FERC

Gas Tariff.

 

17.4 Filing Procedure

 

The initial ACA Surcharge or any subsequent changes in such

surcharge shall be filed by Transporter at least thirty (30) days

prior to the proposed effective date unless the establishment by

the FERC of the annual