Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC
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Effective Date: 10/15/2004, Docket: RP04-598-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 49 Second Revised Sheet No. 49 : Effective
Superseding: Substitute First Revised Sheet No. 49
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
6. BILLING (Continued)
(b) Rendering of Bills to be Electronic Unless Otherwise Elected
Unless Customer elects, in the manner set forth below, to have bills rendered via U.S.
mail, bills shall be rendered electronically via Pine Needle's EBB. Bills shall be
rendered electronically when Pine Needle posts notification on Pine Needle's
informational posting website that invoices are approved or final on Pine Needle's
EBB. Contemporaneously with such posting, Customer shall receive that notification in
its private mailbox in Pine Needle's EBB. In addition, Customer may elect, on Pine
Needle's EBB, to receive e-mail notification, to the e-mail address designated by
Customer, when bills are rendered electronically. It is the Customer's responsibility
to maintain current e-mail information in Pine Needle's EBB.
If requested in writing on or before October 25, 2004, Customer may elect to continue
to have bills rendered via U.S. mail. Subsequently, Customer may change the method by
which Pine Needle renders bills to such Customer (i) no more frequently than once
every 12 months and (ii) upon 60 days prior written notice to Pine Needle; provided
however, the first such change shall not become effective prior to November 1, 2005.
Rendered is defined as postmarked, time stamped, and delivered to the designated site
or designated as approved or final on Pine Needle's EBB.
(c) Billing Adjustments
Prior period adjustment time limits should be 6 months from the date of the initial
invoice with a 3-month rebuttal period, excluding government required rate changes.
The standard shall not apply in the case of deliberate omission or misrepresentation
or mutual mistake of fact. Parties' other statutory or contractual rights shall not
otherwise be diminished by this standard.
(d) Supporting Data
Pine Needle and Customer shall each deliver to the other for examination such
pertinent records and charts as shall be necessary to verify the accuracy of any
statement, chart or computation made by either of them under or pursuant to any of the
provisions hereof, of the applicable rate schedule or of the service agreement.
(a) Payment of Bills
Except as otherwise hereinafter provided in this Section 7, Customer shall pay to Pine
Needle by wire transfer of immediately available funds on or before the 10th day of
each month Pine Needle's bill for the demand charges for service rendered during the
preceding calendar month and any adjustment of these charges for the previous month(s)
on or before the 20th day of each month Pine Needle's bill for the remainder of the
charges for service rendered during the preceding calendar month and any adjustment of
these charges for the previous month(s).
If the payment date is not a Business Day then payment is due the following Business
Party making payment should submit supporting documentation; party receiving payment
should apply payment per supporting documentation provided by the paying party; and if
payment differs from invoiced amount, remittance detail should be provided with the
payment, except when payment is made by electronic funds transfer (EFT), in which case
the remittance detail is due within two Business Days of the payment due date. The
Statement of Account should report outstanding balances by invoice.