§ 69.1803. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this section and § § 69.1801, 69.1802 and 69.180469.1817, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
Alternative energy portfolio standardsA requirement that a certain percentage of electric energy sold to retail customers in this Commonwealth by EDCs and EGSs be derived from alternative energy sources, as defined in the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act (73 P. S. § § 1648.11648.8).
Bilateral contractThe term has the same meaning as defined in 66 Pa.C.S. § 2803 (relating to definitions).
Competitive bid solicitation processA fair, transparent and nondiscriminatory process by which a DSP awards contracts for electric generation to qualified suppliers who submit the lowest bids.
DSPDefault service providerThe term has the same meaning as defined in 66 Pa.C.S. § 2803.
Default serviceElectric generation supply service provided pursuant to a default service program to a retail electric customer not receiving service from an EGS.
Default service implementation planThe schedule of competitive bid solicitations and spot market purchases, technical requirements and related forms and agreements.
Default service procurement planThe electric generation supply acquisition strategy the DSP will utilize in satisfying its default service obligations, including the manner of compliance with the alternative energy portfolio standards requirement.
Default service programA filing submitted to the Commission by the DSP that identifies a procurement plan, an implementation plan, a rate design to recover all reasonable costs and all other elements identified in § 54.185 (relating to default service programs and periods of service).
EDCElectric distribution companyThe term has the same meaning as defined in 66 Pa.C.S. § 2803.
EGSElectric generation supplierThe term has the same meaning as defined in 66 Pa.C.S. § 2803.
Maximum registered peak loadThe highest level of demand for a particular customer, based on the PJM Interconnection, LLC, peak load contribution standard, or its equivalent, and as may be further defined by the EDC tariff in a particular service territory.
PTCPrice-to-compareA line item that appears on a retail customers monthly bill for default service. The PTC is equal to the sum of all unbundled generation and transmission related charges to a default service customer for that month of service.
RTORegional transmission organizationA Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-approved regional transmission organization.
Retail customer or retail electric customerThese terms have the same meaning as defined in 66 Pa.C.S. § 2803.
Spot market energy purchaseThe purchase of an electric generation supply product in a FERC-approved real time or day ahead energy market.
The provisions of this § 69.1803 adopted September 14, 2007, effective September 15, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 5019; amended February 24, 2012, effective February 25, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 1044. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (330092) to (330093).
This section cited in 52 Pa. Code § 69.1801 (relating to scope); and 52 Pa. Code § 69.1802 (relating to purpose).
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