Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 12/31/2008, Docket: RP09-158-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 448 Original Sheet No. 448

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

41. TRANSMISSION ELECTRIC POWER COST ADJUSTMENT PROVISION

 

41.1 General

 

This section of the General Terms and Conditions sets forth the procedures to reflect in Seller's

rates changes in the amounts payable by Seller for transmission electric power costs used at (1)

Seller's electric compressor station locations and (2) gas coolers located at compressor station

locations.

 

41.2 Conditions

 

(a) The Transmission Electric Power Cost rates set forth in Transco's Volume No. 1 Tariff may be

increased to reflect a net positive change in Transmission Electric Power rates and shall be

decreased to reflect a net negative change in Transmission Electric Power rates.

 

(b) Seller shall file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reflect net changes in

the Transmission Electric Power rates at least 30 days prior to each April 1, which is the

beginning date for the Transmission Electric Power Annual Period.

 

41.3 Definitions

 

(a) Transmission each Electric Power Annual Period - The annual period beginning April 1,1993

and annual period thereafter (except for the initial annual period which shall be the annual

period beginning September 1, 1992).

 

(b) Actual Transmission Electric Power Costs - The cost incurred by Seller for transmission

electric power used at (1) Seller's electric compressor station locations and (2) gas

coolers located at compressor station locations. Seller shall classify the Actual

Transmission Electric Power Costs between demand and commodity on an as-billed basis. Such

actual cost shall include all charges attributable to any period encompassed by the

effectiveness of this Section 41, including all refunds, surcharges, billing adjustments and

interest, positive or negative.

 

(c) Estimated Transmission Electric Power Costs - The projected Transmission Electric Power

Costs for the Transmission Electric Power Annual Period.

 

(d) Estimated Contract Demand - The projected annual contract demand (including imputed contract

demand for appropriate interruptible transportation services) attributable to services to

which Seller allocates or assigns transmission electric power costs.

 

(e) Estimated Commodity Volumes - The projected annual commodity determinants attributable to

services to which Seller allocates or assigns transmission electric power costs, which costs

are collected through the commodity or volumetric rate component of such services.

 

(f) Deferral Period - The period of 12 months (except for the initial deferral period which

shall be 5 months) ending 2 months prior to the effective date of a change in rates filed

pursuant to this Section 41.

 

41.4 Determination of the Current Transmission Electric Power Rates

 

Seller shall determine the Current Transmission Electric Power Rates for each Transmission Electric

Power Annual Period by the following procedures:

 

(a) The Estimated Transmission Electric Power Costs shall be summed with the balance accumulated

at the end of the Deferral Period in the Transmission Electric Power Deferred Account as

determined in accordance with Section 41.5. Such resulting amount shall be allocated to or

assigned among rate schedules in accordance with the cost classification and allocation

methods and principles in effect on Seller's system.

 

(b) The amounts determined in Section 41.4(a) above will be divided by the Estimated Contract

Demand determinants or Estimated Commodity Volume determinants, as appropriate.