Centerpoint Energy - Mississippi River

Third Revised Volume No. 1

 Contents / Previous / Next / Main Tariff Index



Effective Date: 07/01/2003, Docket: RP03-466-001, Status: Effective

Fourth Revised Sheet No. 167B Fourth Revised Sheet No. 167B : Effective

Superseding: Third Revised Sheet No. 167B




14. CAPACITY RELEASE (Continued)


(ii) open season ends no later than 1:00 p.m. CT on the

business day before timely nominations are due (open season is

three business days);


(iii) evaluation period begins at 1:00 p.m. CT during which

contingency is eliminated, determination of best is made, and ties

are broken;


(iv) evaluation period ends and award posting if no match

required at 2:00 p.m. CT;


(v) match or award communicated by 2:00 p.m. CT;


(vi) match response by 2:30 p.m. CT;


(vii) where match required, award posting by 3:00 p.m. CT;


(viii) The Winning Bid, or the posting of the Prearranged

Release, shall be binding. The notice of award of capacity as

supplemented by the terms of the form of Service Agreement for the

applicable rate schedule, both posted on MRT's Internet web site,

shall constitute the Replacement Capacity Agreement. Once the

Winning Bid is posted completing the Replacement Capacity

Agreement, the Winning Bidder becomes the Replacement Customer.


(d) (i) The Replacement Customer may submit nominations to use

capacity acquired under this Section 14 at the first available

nomination opportunity afforded to Customers by MRT contemporaneous with

or after the completion of the Replacement Capacity Agreement.


(ii) All Release Offers submitted to MRT for posting on any

non-business day or after 12:00 p.m. on any business day shall be

subject to the bidding period set forth in Section 14.4 (b) or (c), as

applicable, beginning on the next succeeding business day.