Portland General Electric Company

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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-698-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 29 Second Revised Sheet No. 29

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 29

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)

 

1.58 Transportation: The receipt of Shipper's gas at input points on

Transporter's transportation system (referred to as "Receipt

Points") and the delivery of thermally equivalent quantities by

Transporter to Shipper or for Shipper's account (after making allowance

for any requisite lost and unaccounted for gas at other points

on Transporter's transportation system (referred to as "Delivery

Points") regardless of the direction of flow of gas in Transporter's

pipelines between the Receipt Point and Delivery Points, or of changes in

such directions of flow.

 

1.59 Transporter: Portland General Electric Company, Portland General or

Transportation Service Provider.

 

1.60 Power Plant Operator (PPO) is the term used to describe the entity(ies)

that has responsibility for gas requirements for a natural gas-fired electric

generating facility(ies) and is responsible for coordinating natural gas

deliveries with the appropriate Transportation Service Provider(s) (TSP) to

meet those requirements. The PPO performs a number of coordinated

activities, including, but not limited to, power plant operations, unit

dispatch, natural gas procurement and/or gas transportation arrangements.

Because each PPO is structured differently, specific responsibilities within

each PPO should be determined by the PPO and the point of contact for the PPO

should be communicated to the TSP(s). This definition applies to NAESB

WEQ Standard Nos. WEQ-011-0.2, WEQ-011-1.1, WEQ-011-1.2, WEQ-

011-1.3, WEQ-011-1.4, WEQ-011-1.5, and WEQ-011-1.6 and NAESB WGQ

Standard Nos. 0.2.2, 0.3.11, 0.3.12, 0.3.13, 0.3.14, and 0.3.15.

 

1.61 A Power Plant Operator’s Facility is the term used to describe the

natural gas-fired electric generating unit(s) under the direct control of

the Power Plant Operator. This definition applies to NAESB WEQ Standard Nos.

WEQ-011-1.2 and WEQ-011-1.3 and NAESB WGQ Standard Nos. 0.3.12

and 0.3.13.

 

1.62 Balancing Authority (BA) is the term used by the Wholesale Electric

Quadrant to describe the entity responsible for integrating electric resource

plans ahead of time, for maintaining electric load-interchange-generation

balance within its metered boundaries, and for supporting electric

interconnection frequency in real time. In certain circumstances, a BA may

be a Regional Transmission Organization or Independent System Operator.

This definition applies to NAESB WEQ Standard Nos. WEQ-011-1.5 and

WEQ-011-1.6 and NAESB WGQ Standard No. 0.3.15.