§ 69.11. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this section and § § 69.1269.19, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
Act66 Pa.C.S. § § 22012212 (relating to Natural Gas Competition Act).
Design day conditionsThe extreme weather conditions that an NGDC uses to project customer requirements.
Essential human needs retail gas customerCustomers consuming gas service in buildings where persons normally dwell including apartment houses, dormitories, hotels, hospitals and nursing homes, as well as the use of natural gas by sewage plants. (See § 69.22 (relating to definitions).)
Firm capacityAssigned capacity or comparable capacity that can be called upon to serve customer requirements on a reliable basis even under design day conditions.
Gas supply assetsIncludes all sources and components associated with the acquisition and delivery of natural gas.
Interruptible gas serviceIndicates natural gas service that can be interrupted under the terms and conditions specified by tariff or contract.
Interstate capacityServices provided by a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated entity, including pipeline transportation, storage, peaking, balancing and no-notice services.
NGDCNatural gas distribution company.
NGSNatural gas supplier.
Operational flow orderAn order issued by an NGDC to protect the safe and reliable operation of its gas system, either by restricting service or requiring affirmative action by shippers.
Reliability planA plan provided for in 66 Pa.C.S. § 1317(c) (relating to regulation of natural gas costs).
Residential retail gas customerAs defined in the tariff of each NGDC.
SOLRSupplier of last resort.
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