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52 Pa. Code § 69.11. Definitions.

§ 69.11. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this section and § §  69.12—69.19, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Act—66 Pa.C.S. § §  2201—2212 (relating to Natural Gas Competition Act).

   Design day conditions—The extreme weather conditions that an NGDC uses to project customer requirements.

   Essential human needs retail gas customer—Customers 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 capacity—Assigned capacity or comparable capacity that can be called upon to serve customer requirements on a reliable basis even under design day conditions.

   Gas supply assets—Includes all sources and components associated with the acquisition and delivery of natural gas.

   Interruptible gas service—Indicates natural gas service that can be interrupted under the terms and conditions specified by tariff or contract.

   Interstate capacity—Services provided by a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated entity, including pipeline transportation, storage, peaking, balancing and no-notice services.

   NGDC—Natural gas distribution company.

   NGS—Natural gas supplier.

   Operational flow order—An 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 plan—A plan provided for in 66 Pa.C.S. §  1317(c) (relating to regulation of natural gas costs).

   Residential retail gas customer—As defined in the tariff of each NGDC.

   SOLR—Supplier of last resort.

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