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Seventh Revised Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 03/14/2010, Docket: RP10-375-000, Status: Effective
Fifth Revised Sheet No. 615 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 615
Superseding: Fourth Revised Sheet No. 615
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
15. PERIODIC RATE ADJUSTMENTS
Periodically rates and charges under Pipeline's FERC Gas Tariff shall be adjusted to reflect
changes in Pipeline's expenditures for electric power, research and development, the Gas
Research Institute, the Annual Charge Adjustment and the Applicable Shrinkage Adjustment.
Such expenditures shall include both expenditures chargeable to operations as well as
expenditures includable in rate base. Pipeline and Customer recognize that Pipeline will
from time to time experience changes in costs related to providing service under this FERC
Gas Tariff, including, but not limited to, changes in the cost of labor, benefits, materials
and supplies, taxes, required rate of return, costs associated with the resolution of past
disputes or outstanding uncertainties concerning amounts owed by Pipeline or Customer or
attributable to Pipeline or Customer, and costs generated by decisions of the Commission, the
courts or by an arbitration panel or other body having jurisdiction over the Pipeline.
Pipeline hereby notifies Customers that it may be appropriate, equitable and consistent with
cost responsibility to allocate such costs among Customers based on or taking into account
past period factors, such as contract demand levels, purchases or other factors related to a
prior period of time. Pipeline hereby notifies Customers that Pipeline shall have the right
from time to time to make rate change filings which may include such costs and utilize an
allocation methodology based in whole or in part on factors related to past periods.
Customer shall have the right to intervene and protest any such filing.
15.1 Electric Power Cost (EPC) Adjustment
This Section 15.1 provides a mechanism by which changes in electric power costs
used for the operation of transmission compressor stations with electric motor
prime movers can be reflected in Pipeline's jurisdictional rates.
(B) Procedure for Changing Jurisdictional Rates:
In accordance with the following procedure, rates and charges for storage and
transportation service under Rate Schedules CDS, FT-1, MLS-1, SCT, IT-1, SS, SS-
1, and those applicable Rate Schedules listed on the Summary of Rates of
Pipeline's First Revised Volume No. 2 (hereinafter EPC Rate Schedules) shall be
adjusted to reflect changes in Pipeline's expenditures for electric power.
(1) Electric Power Costs (EPC)
Electric Power Costs shall include all charges payable to others for the
purchase of electric power used for the operation of transmission
compressor stations with electric motor prime movers.