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52 Pa. Code § 58.2. Definitions.

§ 58.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Administrative costs—Expenses not directly related to the provision of program services. The term may include salaries, fringe benefits and related personnel costs for administration, secretarial and clerical support involved in fiscal activities, planning, personnel administration, and the like; office expenses, such as rents, postage, copying and equipment; and other expenses, such as audit and evaluation expenses, advertising and insurance.

   Covered utility—A jurisdictional electric or gas local distribution utility having sales of natural gas for purposes other than resale exceeding 10 billion cubic feet or sales of electric energy for purposes other than resale exceeding 750 million kilowatt-hours during the preceding calendar year or both.

   Eligible customer—A low income or special needs customer who is a residential space heating customer, or a residential water heating customer, or a residential high use electric baseload customer of a covered utility.

   Energy survey—An onsite inspection of a residential building for the purpose of determining the most appropriate usage reduction measures.

   Low income customer—A residential utility customer with household income at or below 150% of the Federal poverty guidelines.

   Pilot program—A program by a covered utility to develop, implement and evaluate new or innovative methods for achieving usage reduction.

   Program measures—Installations which are designed to reduce energy consumption.

   Program services—Services offered or performed by a covered utility or its agent under this chapter.

   Residential high use electric baseload customer—A residential customer of a covered utility utilizing the electric service provided by the covered utility for nonspace heating or nonwater heating end uses such as lighting and major and minor appliance usage and utilizing greater than 125% of the usage of the covered utility’s average residential baseload customer.

   Residential space heating customer—A residential customer of the covered utility utilizing the electric or gas service provided by the covered utility as the primary heating source for the customer’s residence. The term includes customers with gas furnaces that have historically been used for heating but may not currently be operable.

   Residential water heating customer—A residential customer of the covered utility utilizing the electric or gas service provided by the covered utility as the primary water heating source for the customer’s residence.

   Special needs customer—A customer having an arrearage with the covered utility and whose household income is at or below 200% of the Federal poverty guidelines.

   Usage reduction education—A group or individual presentation or workshop in which usage reduction objectives and techniques are explained.

Source

   The provisions of this §  58.2 amended January 2, 1998, effective January 3, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 25. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (178488) to (178489).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  58.5 (relating to administrative costs); and 52 Pa. Code §  58.10 (relating to priority of program services).



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