Reliant Energy Gas Transmission Company

Fourth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1998, Docket: RP98-259-000, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 322 First Revised Sheet No. 322 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 322

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(continued)

 

28. ELECTRIC POWER COSTS TRACKER

 

28.1 General. Transporter's Electric Power Costs Tracker

shall be revised prospectively to reflect over-

collections and undercollections of electric power

costs incurred by Transporter for compression of

natural gas.

 

28.2 Definitions. The definitions of terms applicable to

this section are as follows:

 

Electric Power Costs ("EPC") shall mean the cost of

electric power purchased by or for Transporter to be

used in the operation of compressor stations and other

field locations. EPC shall also include any related

stranded costs or other surcharges imposed by electric

power suppliers that may be billed or allocated to

Transporter.

 

Base Period shall mean, for the April 1 filing, the

twelve months ended the previous December 31, and for

the October 1 filing, the twelve months ended the

previous June 30.

 

EPC Tracker shall mean the rate applicable to

Transporter's Rate Schedules.

 

Recovery Period shall mean the period during which

the revised EPC Tracker will be in effect.

 

28.3 Filing of revised EPC Tracker. Transporter shall

file with the Commission, on April 1 and October 1

of each year, a schedule of EPC Tracker, as

determined in accordance with Section 28.4 hereof,

to be effective for the Recovery Period beginning

May 1 or November 1 of each year, respectively,

together with supporting documentation.

 

28.4 For each transportation rate schedule, the revised

EPC Tracker shall be calculated on the basis of

the difference between (a) the actual electric power

costs billed during the Base Period and (b) the amount

of electric power costs collected by Transporter

during the Base Period. This difference shall be

divided by projected throughput to determine the EPC

Tracker rate to be in effect during the Recovery

Period.