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Effective Date: 03/01/2008, Docket: RP08-184-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 117 Original Sheet No. 117 : Pending






4.3 Posting and Bidding Timeline. For the Capacity

Release business process timing model, only the following

methodologies shall be supported by SGRM and provided to Releasing

Customers as choices from which they may select and, once chosen,

shall be used in determining the awards from the bid(s) submitted.

They are: 1) highest rate, 2) net revenue and 3) present value.

Other choices of bid evaluation methodology (including other

Releasing Customer defined evaluation methodologies) can be

accorded similar timeline evaluation treatment at SGRM's

discretion; however, SGRM is not required to offer other choices

or similar timeline treatment for other choices. Further, SGRM

shall not be held to the timeline specified in Sections 4.3(a) and

4.3(b) below should the Releasing Customer elect another method of

evaluation. Should the Releasing Customer elect another method of

evaluation, the timeline specified in Section 4.3(c) below shall

apply. The proposed duration of Customer's release determines the

minimum bid period for the Customer's offer pursuant to this

Section 4. The Capacity Release timeline is applicable to all

parties involved in the Capacity Release process; however, it is

only applicable if (i) all information provided by the parties to

the transaction is valid and the Replacement Customer has been

determined to be creditworthy before the capacity release bid is

tendered and (ii) there are no special terms or conditions of the



The Capacity Release timeline is as follows:


(a) For standard releases of less than one (1) year:


- Offers shall be tendered by 12:00 p.m. CCT on

a Business Day;

- The bid period shall end at 1:00 p.m. CCT on the

same Business Day or at 1:00 p.m. CCT on any

subsequent Business Day as specified in Releasing

Customer's offer, whichever is elected by

Releasing Customer;

- Evaluation period begins at 1:00 p.m. CCT on the

Day the bid period ends, during which contingency

is eliminated, determination of best bid is made,

and ties are broken;

- Evaluation period ends and award is posted if no

match is required at 2:00 p.m. CCT the same Day;

- If the Prearranged Replacement Customer's bid is

not the "best bid", SGRM shall allow such

Prearranged Replacement Customer a Matching

Period of thirty (30) minutes from 2:00 p.m.

until 2:30 p.m. CCT on the Day the Bid Period

ends, or such later time as specified in the

Releasing Customer's offer, to determine whether

to match the "best bid" and to notify SGRM of

its decision.

- If a match is required, the award will be posted

by 3:00 p.m. CCT.