§ 58.2. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
Administrative costsExpenses 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 utilityA 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 customerA 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 surveyAn onsite inspection of a residential building for the purpose of determining the most appropriate usage reduction measures.
Low income customerA residential utility customer with household income at or below 150% of the Federal poverty guidelines.
Pilot programA program by a covered utility to develop, implement and evaluate new or innovative methods for achieving usage reduction.
Program measuresInstallations which are designed to reduce energy consumption.
Program servicesServices offered or performed by a covered utility or its agent under this chapter.
Residential high use electric baseload customerA 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 utilitys average residential baseload customer.
Residential space heating customerA residential customer of the covered utility utilizing the electric or gas service provided by the covered utility as the primary heating source for the customers residence. The term includes customers with gas furnaces that have historically been used for heating but may not currently be operable.
Residential water heating customerA 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 customers residence.
Special needs customerA customer having an arrearage with the covered utility and whose household income is at or below 200% of the Federal poverty guidelines.
Usage reduction educationA group or individual presentation or workshop in which usage reduction objectives and techniques are explained.
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).
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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