Portland General Electric Company
Original Volume No. 1
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Effective Date: 08/01/2009, Docket: RP09-698-000, Status: Effective
Second Revised Sheet No. 29 Second Revised Sheet No. 29
Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 29
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. DEFINITIONS (Continued)
1.58 Transportation: The receipt of Shipper's gas at input points on
Transporter's transportation system (referred to as "Receipt
Points") and the delivery of thermally equivalent quantities by
Transporter to Shipper or for Shipper's account (after making allowance
for any requisite lost and unaccounted for gas at other points
on Transporter's transportation system (referred to as "Delivery
Points") regardless of the direction of flow of gas in Transporter's
pipelines between the Receipt Point and Delivery Points, or of changes in
such directions of flow.
1.59 Transporter: Portland General Electric Company, Portland General or
Transportation Service Provider.
1.60 Power Plant Operator (PPO) is the term used to describe the entity(ies)
that has responsibility for gas requirements for a natural gas-fired electric
generating facility(ies) and is responsible for coordinating natural gas
deliveries with the appropriate Transportation Service Provider(s) (TSP) to
meet those requirements. The PPO performs a number of coordinated
activities, including, but not limited to, power plant operations, unit
dispatch, natural gas procurement and/or gas transportation arrangements.
Because each PPO is structured differently, specific responsibilities within
each PPO should be determined by the PPO and the point of contact for the PPO
should be communicated to the TSP(s). This definition applies to NAESB
WEQ Standard Nos. WEQ-011-0.2, WEQ-011-1.1, WEQ-011-1.2, WEQ-
011-1.3, WEQ-011-1.4, WEQ-011-1.5, and WEQ-011-1.6 and NAESB WGQ
Standard Nos. 0.2.2, 0.3.11, 0.3.12, 0.3.13, 0.3.14, and 0.3.15.
1.61 A Power Plant Operator’s Facility is the term used to describe the
natural gas-fired electric generating unit(s) under the direct control of
the Power Plant Operator. This definition applies to NAESB WEQ Standard Nos.
WEQ-011-1.2 and WEQ-011-1.3 and NAESB WGQ Standard Nos. 0.3.12
1.62 Balancing Authority (BA) is the term used by the Wholesale Electric
Quadrant to describe the entity responsible for integrating electric resource
plans ahead of time, for maintaining electric load-interchange-generation
balance within its metered boundaries, and for supporting electric
interconnection frequency in real time. In certain circumstances, a BA may
be a Regional Transmission Organization or Independent System Operator.
This definition applies to NAESB WEQ Standard Nos. WEQ-011-1.5 and
WEQ-011-1.6 and NAESB WGQ Standard No. 0.3.15.