TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Puc 100ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

††††††††† PART Puc 101APPLICABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 101.01Applicability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 102DEFINITIONS

††††††††† Section Puc 102.01Adjudicative Proceeding

††††††††† Section Puc 102.02Commission

††††††††† Section Puc 102.03Compliant

††††††††† Section Puc 102.04Contested Case

††††††††† Section Puc 102.05Customer

††††††††† Section Puc 102.06Document

††††††††† Section Puc 102.07Hearing

††††††††† Section Puc 102.08Motion

††††††††† Section Puc 102.09Order

††††††††† Section Puc 102.10Party

††††††††† Section Puc 102.11Person

††††††††† Section Puc 102.12Petition

††††††††† Section Puc 102.13Prehearing Conference

††††††††† Section Puc 102.14Prehearing Order

††††††††† Section Puc 102.15Presiding Officer

††††††††† Section Puc 102.16Proceeding

††††††††† Section Puc 102.17Public Statement Hearing

††††††††† Section Puc 102.18Respondent

††††††††† Section Puc 102.19Routine Filings

††††††††† Section Puc 102.20Rulemaking

††††††††† Section Puc 102.21Staff

††††††††† Section Puc 102.22Technical Session

 

††††††††† PART Puc 103DESCRIPTION AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 103.01Commission Functions

 

††††††††† PART Puc 104REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 104.01Public Access to Information

 

CHAPTER Puc 200PROCEDURAL RULES

††††††††† PART Puc 201GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.01Applicability

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.02Place of Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.03Construction

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.04Public Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.05Waiver of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.06Requests for Confidential Treatment of Documents Submitted by Utilities in Routine Filings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 201.07Requests for Release to the Public of Confidential Documents Submitted in Routine Filings

 

††††††††† PART Puc 202OPERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.01Requests for Commission Determinations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.02Docket and Calendar of Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.03Computation of Time

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.04Extensions of Time

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.05Date of Filing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.06Requirements for Written Communications

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.07Signatures

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.08Obstructing Justice

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.09Withdrawal of Presiding Officer or Commissioner

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.10EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.11EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.12EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.13EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.14EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.15EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.16EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.17EXPIRED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 202.18EXPIRED

 

††††††††† PART Puc 203ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.01Staff Participation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.02Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.03Electronic Copies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.04Form

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.05Pleadings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.06Petitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.07Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.08Motions for Confidential Treatment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.09Discovery

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.10Amendments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.11Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.12Notice of Adjudicative Proceeding

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.13Postponement of Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.14Presiding Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.15Prehearing Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.16Appearances Before the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.17Intervention

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.18Public Comment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.19Consolidation of Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.20Settlement and Stipulation of Facts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.21Limiting Number of Witnesses or Time

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.22Exhibits

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.23Evidence

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.24Cross Examination

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.25Burden and Standard of Proof

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.26Order of Procedure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.27Administrative Notice

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.28Views and Inspections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.29Recess and Adjournment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.30Reopening the Record

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.31Transcripts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.32Briefs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.33Rehearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 203.34Retention of Decisions

 

††††††††† PART Puc 204FORMAL COMPLAINTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.01Submission of Formal Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.02Complaints Regarding Utilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.03Review of Complaints by Utilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.04Investigation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.05Adjudicative Proceedings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.06Investigations Initiated by the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 204.07Complaints Regarding Non-Utilities

 

††††††††† PART Puc 205RULEMAKING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.01How Adopted

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.02Manner for Adoption

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.03Requests to Commission for Rulemaking

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.04Request for Notice of Intended Rulemaking Action

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.05Public Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 205.06Explanation of Proposed Rule

 

††††††††† PART Puc 206ALTERNATIVE REGULATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.01Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.02Utility May Petition

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.03Commission Shall Initiate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.04Adjudicatory Proceedings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.05Description of Alternative Form of Regulation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.06Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.07Standards for Approval

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.08Reporting Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 206.09Withdrawal of Approval

 

PART Puc 207DECLARATORY RULINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 207.01Declaratory Rulings

 

CHAPTER Puc 300RULES FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE

††††††††† PART Puc 301APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 301.01Application of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 301.02Notice of Intent to Produce Electricity

 

††††††††† PART Puc 302DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.01Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.02Competitive Electric Power Supplier (CEPS)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.03Creep

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.04Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.05Demand

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.06Electronic Indicating Demand Device

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.07Electronic Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.08Electric Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.09Energy Conservation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.10Full Load

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.11Independent System Operator for New England (ISO-NE)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.12Indicating Demand Device

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.13Light Load

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.14Master Metering

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.15Mechanical Indicating Demand Device

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.16Mechanical Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.17Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.18Power Factor

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.19Power Factor Load

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.20Recording Demand Device

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.21Register Multiplier

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.22Root Mean Square

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.23Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 302.24Wide-Scale Emergency

 

††††††††† PART Puc 303SERVICE PROVISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 303.01Filing of Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 303.02Master Metering

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 303.03Meter Reading

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 303.04Change in Character of Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 304QUALITY OF ELECTRIC SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 304.01Frequency

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 304.02Voltage Variation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 304.03Interruptions of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 304.04Voltage Complaints

 

††††††††† PART Puc 305METER ACCURACY AND TESTING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.01Inspection of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.02Test and Calibration of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.03Test Schedules for Watt-hour Meters and DemandDevices

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.04Request Tests and Reports and Records of Meter Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.05Customer's Bill Adjustments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.06Testing Facilities and Equipment, Watt-Hour Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 305.07Testing Facilities and Equipment, Portable Indicating Standards

 

††††††††† PART Puc 306EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.01Standard Practice in Construction, Operation and Maintenance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.02Joint Pole Construction

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.03Electrical Interference

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.04Safety Instructions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.05Resuscitation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.06Notification of Accidents and Property Damage

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.07Commission Inspection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.08Uniform Utility Damage Prevention Program

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.09Emergency Response Standards and Electrical Outage Restoration

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 306.10Physical and Cyber Security Plans, Procedures and Reporting

 

††††††††† PART Puc 307RECORDS AND REPORTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.01Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.02Preservation of Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.03Reports to Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.04Uniform System of Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.05Short Term Debt

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.06Interconnection Agreements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.07Reliability Reporting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.08Reporting During Wide Scale Emergencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.09Reporting of Reliability Measures

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 307.10Tree-Pruning Standards

 

††††††††† PART Puc 308FORMS REQUIRED BY ALL ELECTRIC UTILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.01E-1 Monthly Report on Voltage Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.02E-2 Quarterly Report on Interruptions of Service Over 5 Minutes Duration

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.03E-3 Annual Report of Total Electric Meter Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.04E-3A Report on Selective Sample Tests of Weighted Average Accuracy on Self-Contained Single-Phase Meters and Network Meters

††††††††† ††††††† Section Puc 308.05E-4 Monthly Report on Electric Meter Complaint Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.06E-25E Accident Reports

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.07E-22E - Report of Proposed Distribution Expenditures for Additions, Extensions and Capitol Improvements to Fixed Capital and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Expenses

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.08E-25E Report of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.09Quarterly Financial Report, FERC Form 3-Q

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.10Annual Report, FERC Form No. 1

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.11F-1 Supplemental Quarterly Financial and Sales Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.12F-4 Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.13Form F-22 Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.14E-33 Distribution Crew Reports During Wide Scale Emergencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.15E-34 Transmission Crew Reports During Wide Scale Emergencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.16E-36A, E-36B and E-36C Electric Utility Outage Reports During Wide Scale Emergencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.17Quarterly Report of Equipment Theft, Sabotage and Breaches of Security

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 308.18Quarterly Reporting of Electric Utility Reliability Measures

 

††††††††† PART Puc 309RESERVED

 

††††††††† PART Puc 310RULES RELATIVE TO UTILITY ADVERTISING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.01Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.02Recovery of Certain Expenses Prohibited

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.03Expenditures Subject to Recovery by A Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.04Prudence Review of Expenses

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.05Reports Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 310.06Accounting

 

††††††††† PART Puc 311TRANSFER OF SERVICE BY UTILITY OF CUSTOMERS RETURNING TO UTILITY ENERGY SUPPLY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 311.01Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 311.02Obligations

 

CHAPTER Puc 400RULES FOR TELEPHONE UTILITIES

††††††††† PART Puc 401PURPOSE AND APPLICATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 401.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 401.02Application

 

††††††††† PART Puc 402DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.01Accident Notification Roster

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.02Basic Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.03Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.04Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.05Competitive Toll Provider (CTP)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.06Contact Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.07Cyber Attack

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.08Dial Tone

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.09Excepted Local Exchange Carrier (ELEC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.10Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.11Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Operating as an Excepted Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC-ELEC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.12Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Not Operating as an Excepted Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC-NELEC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.13Payphone

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.14Payphone Service Provider (PSP)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.15Reportable Accident

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.16Rural Telephone Company (RTC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.17Secretary of State Certificate of Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.18Significant Facility Disruption

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.19Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.20Telephone Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.21Transfer of Customer Base

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.22Utility Filing Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 402.23Voice Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 403TELEPHONE UTILITY REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 403.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 403.02Application

 

††††††††† PART Puc 404TELEPHONE UTILITY REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.01Registration of Telephone Utilities Previously Authorized as CLECs, CTPs, PSPs, or ILECs.

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.02Authorization Required to Provide Voice Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.03Denial of Registration

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.04Assessment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.05Tariff for Wholesale Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.06Web Site

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.07Accident Notifications

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.08Payphone Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.09 TRS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.10E911

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 404.11General Preservation and Availability of Records

 

††††††††† PART Puc 405CONSUMER PROTECTION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.01Notice to Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.02Slamming Prohibited

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.03Transfers of Customer Base

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.04Cramming Prohibited

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.05Number Portability Notice

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.06Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 405.07Public Interest Payphones

 

††††††††† PART Puc 406TELEPHONE UTILITY EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 406.01Construction, Installation and Maintenance of Physical Plant

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 406.02Emergency Operations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 406.03Significant Facility Disruption

 

††††††††† PART Puc 407ELEC AND ILEC INTERCARIER OBLIGATIONS

††††††††† ††††††† Section Puc 407.01Intercompany Cooperation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 407.02Provision of Interconnection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 407.03Network Changes

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 407.04Switching and Signaling Obligations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 407.05Carrier to Carrier Migrations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 407.06Directories

 

††††††††† PART Puc 408ELEC AND ILEC COMMON REPORTS AND FILINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 408.01Due Annually

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 408.02Event-Driven

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 408.03Submitting Reports and Forms

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 408.04Confidential Treatment

 

††††††††† PART Puc 409ELEC AND ILEC COMMON FORMS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.01Form T-1 Contact and Trade Name Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.02Form T-2 Assessment Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.03Form T-3 Utility Accident Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.04Form T-4 Transfer of Customer Base Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.05Form T-5 Facility Disruption Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.06Form T-6 Payphone Location Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.07Form T-7 Exchange Eligibility Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 409.08Form T-8 Application for Registration to Provide Voice Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 410INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS (ILECs)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.02Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.03Basic Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.04ILEC Discontinuations of Basic Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.05Complaints Regarding Basic Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.06Interconnection Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 410.07Denial of Interconnection Requests

 

††††††††† PART Puc 411ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ILECS NOT OPERATING AS ELECS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.02Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.03Retail Tariff

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.04Uniform System of Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.05Short Term Debt

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.06Depreciation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.07Rate Case

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.08Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 411.09Other Reports

 

††††††††† PART Puc 412ILEC-NELEC FORMS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 412.01Form ILEC-1 Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 412.02Form ILEC-2 Petition for Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 412.03Form ILEC-3 Report of Proposed Fixed Capital Expenditures

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 412.04Form ILEC-4 Report of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

 

††††††††† PART Puc 413REGISTRATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS FOR RECOGNITION OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS UNDER FEDERAL LAW

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 413.01Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 413.02Registration

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 413.03Requests for Numbering Resources

 

CHAPTER Puc 500RULES FOR GAS SERVICE

††††††††† PART Puc 501APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 501.01Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 502DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.01Check Flow

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.02Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.03Cubic Foot

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.04Economic Conservation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.05Fast

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.06Gas

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.07Incident

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.08Jurisdictional LPG System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.09Landfill

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.10Landfill Gas

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.11Landfill Gas Operator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.12LNG

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.13LPG

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.14LPG Operator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.15Master Meter System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.16Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.17Open Flow

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.18Peak Shaving

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.19Person

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.20Public Place

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.21Slow

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.22Standard Gravitational Force

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.23Total Heating Valve

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.24Turbine Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 502.25Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 503SERVICE PROVISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 503.01Filing of Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 503.02Measurement of Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 503.03Meter Reading

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 503.04Change in Character of Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 504QUALITY OF GAS SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.01Heating Value Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.02Purity Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.03Pressure Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.04Interruptions of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.05Emergency Notification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.06Incident Reporting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 504.07Emergency Response

 

††††††††† PART Puc 505METER INSTALLATION, ACCURACY AND TESTING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.01Meter Installations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.02Inspection of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.03Test and Calibration of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.04Test Schedule for Gas Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.05Customer Requested Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.06Customer's Bill Adjustments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 505.07Testing Facilities and Equipment

 

††††††††† PART Puc 506EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 506.01Pipeline Safety Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 506.02Construction and Maintenance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 506.03On-site Storage

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 506.04Underground Utility Damage Prevention Program

 

††††††††† PART Puc 507RECORDS, REPORTS AND ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.01Records in General

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.02Station Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.03Gas Supply Measurement

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.04System Maps

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.05Meter Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.06Preservation of Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.07Reports to Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.08Uniform System of Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 507.09Short Term Debt

 

††††††††† PART Puc 508SAFETY, ACCIDENT AND LEAKAGE REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 508.01Safety Practices

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 508.02Resuscitation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 508.03Accidents

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 508.04Leakage Surveys and Inspections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 508.05Leakage Record-Keeping and Reporting

 

††††††††† PART Puc 509FORMS REQUIRED TO BE FILED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.01F-lGRate of Return

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.02F-3Statement of Pro Forma Income Statement at Present and Proposed Rates for Year Ended

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.03F-4Petition for Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.04F-16GAnnual Report for Gas Utilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.05F-8GMonthly Operating and Income Statements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.06F-22Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.07E-5GUtility Accident Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.08E-6Heating Value and Purity Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.09E-7Annual Report of Gas Meter Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.10E-8Report of Pressure Complaints

†††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.11E-22GReport of Proposed Expenditures for Additions, Extensions and Capital Improvements to Fixed Capital

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.12E-23Report of Interruptions of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.13E-24Report of Gas Meter Complaint Test

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.14E-25GReport of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.15Status of Leaks

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.16Annual Peak Shaving Fuel Storage Capability Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.17 Weekly Gas Storage Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.18Weekly Portable LNG Vaporizer Activity Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.19Summary of Peak Day Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.20Forecast of Upcoming Winter Period Design Day Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.21Federal Reports Filed with Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 509.22Monthly Customer Migration Report

 

††††††††† PART Puc 510UTILITY ADVERTISING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 510.01Definitions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 510.02Recovery of Certain Expenses Prohibited

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 510.03Exempted Expenditures

††††††††† ††††††† Section Puc 510.04Continuing Jurisdiction

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 510.05Reports Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 510.06Accounting

 

††††††††† PART Puc 511ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GAS PIPELINE UTILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.01Jurisdiction Scope and Application of Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.02Intervals of Inspection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.03Inspection of Utilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.04Verbal Notice to Utility of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.05Written Formal Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.06Responses to Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.07Informal Conferences

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.08Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.09Response to Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 511.10Commission Action

 

††††††††† PART Puc 512LP AND LANDFILL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY STANDARDS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.01Compliance with Federal Standards Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.02Compliance with Other Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.03E-27-A Report of Jurisdictional System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.04Confidential Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.05Emergency Notification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.06Incident Reporting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.07Accidents

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.08Construction and Maintenance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.09Underground Utility Damage Prevention Program

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.10Marking of Containers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.11System Maps

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.12Procedure for Reporting Emergencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.13Preservation of Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.14Leakage Surveys and Inspections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.15Leakage Record-Keeping and Reporting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 512.16E-5GLPG Operator and Landfill Gas Operator Accident Reports

 

††††††††† PART Puc 513ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES FOR LP AND LANDFILL GAS OPERATORS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.01Jurisdiction Scope and Application of Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.02Intervals of Inspection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.03Inspection of LPG Operators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.04Verbal Notice to LPG Operator of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.05Written Formal Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.06Responses to Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.07Informal Conferences

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.08Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.09Response to Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 513.10Commission Action

 

CHAPTER Puc 600RULES FOR WATER SERVICE

††††††††† PART Puc 601APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 601.01Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 602DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.01Class A Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.02Class B Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.03Class C Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.04Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.05Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.06Customer Service Pipe

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.07Discounted Cash Flow Methodology or DCF

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.08Franchise

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.09Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.10Normal Operating Pressure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.11Order Nisi

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.12Service Connection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.13Service Entrance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.14Service Pipe

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.15Small Water System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.16Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.17Utility Service Pipe

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 602.18Water Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 603SERVICE PROVISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 603.01Filing of Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 603.02Information to Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 603.03Measurement of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 603.04Meter Reading and Bill Forms

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 603.05Customer Relations

 

††††††††† PART Puc 604QUALITY OF WATER SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.01Quality of Water

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.02Cross-Connections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.03Pressure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.04Pressure Variation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.05Pressure Surveys and Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.06Interruptions of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.07Shortage of Supply

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 604.08Conservation

 

††††††††† PART Puc 605METER ACCURACY AND TESTING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.01Inspection of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.02Meter Installations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.03Test and Calibration of Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.04Test Schedules for Meters

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.05Customer's Bill Adjustments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.06Test Facilities and Equipment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 605.07Underground Utility Damage Prevention Program

 

††††††††† PART Puc 606EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 606.01Standard Practice

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 606.02Distribution System and Mains

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 606.03Fire Protection and Hydrants

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 606.04Valves and Service Connections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 606.05Disinfection of Facilities

 

††††††††† PART Puc 607RECORDS, REPORTS AND ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.01Station Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.02Water Supply Measurement

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.03System Maps

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.04Meter Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.05Preservation of Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.06Reports to Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.07Uniform System of Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 607.08Work Order and Continuing Property Records

 

††††††††† PART Puc 608SAFETY, INSPECTIONS AND SHORT TERM DEBT

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 608.01Safety Instructions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 608.02Resuscitation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 608.03Accidents

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 608.04Commission Inspection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 608.05Short Term Debt

 

††††††††† PART Puc 609FORMS TO BE FILED BY ALL UTILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.01F-1C Quarterly Statement of Operations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.02F-3 Pro Forma Income Statement at Present and Proposed Rates for Year Ended

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.03F-4 Petition for Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.04F-16-Water Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.05F-22 Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.06E-5 Utility Accident Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.07E-14 Report of Pressure Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.08E-15 Annual Report of Water Meter Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.09E-16 Report of Water Meter Complaint Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.10E-17 Annual Report of Hydrant Inspection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.11E-18 Report of Interruptions of Service Over 30 Minutes Duration

†††††††††††† Section Puc 609.12E-22 Report of Proposed Expenditures for Additions, Extensions†† and Capital Improvements to Fixed Capital

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.13E-25 Water Report of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 609.14Electronic Filing Requirements, Annual Report

 

††††††††† PART Puc 610SMALL WATER UTILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.02Expedited Proceeding

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.03Generic Return on Equity

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.04Eligibility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.05Rate Design

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.06Staff Review and Recommendation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.07Right to Challenge Recommendation

††††††††† ††††††† Section Puc 610.08Commission Decision

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.09Service and Publication of Order

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 610.10Procedural Expenses

 

CHAPTER Puc 700RULES FOR SEWER UTILITIES

PART Puc 701APPLICATION OF RULES

Section Puc 701.01Application of Rules

 

PART Puc 702DEFINITIONS

Section Puc 702.01Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.02Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.03Main

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.04Septic Pumping

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.05Service Pipe

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.06Sewage

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.07Sewage Disposal Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.08Sewage Disposal System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.09Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 702.10Water Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 703SERVICE PROVISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 703.01Filing of Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 703.02Customer Bill Adjustments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 703.03Discontinuance of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 703.04Customer Relations

 

††††††††† PART Puc 704QUALITY OF SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 704.01Effluent Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 704.02Cross-Connections

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 704.03Interruptions of Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 705EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 705.01Construction and Maintenance

 

††††††††† PART Puc 706RECORDS, REPORTS AND ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.01Station Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.02System Maps

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.03Preservation of Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.04Reports to Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.05Uniform System of Accounts for Accounting Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.06Work Order and Continuing Property Records

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 706.07Short Term Debt

 

††††††††† PART Puc 707SAFETY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 707.01Safety Instructions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 707.02Resuscitation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 707.03Accidents

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 707.04Commission Inspection

 

††††††††† PART Puc 708FORMS TO BE FILED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.01E-5 Utility Accident Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.02E-16 Report of Meter Complaint Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.03E-22 Report of Proposed Expenditures for Additions, Extensions and Capital Improvements to Fixed Capital

Section Puc 708.04E-25 Sewer Report of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.05F-3 Pro Forma Income Statement at Present and Proposed Rates for Year Ended

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.06F-4 Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.07F-16-Sewer Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.08F-22 Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 708.09Electronic Filing Requirement, Annual Report

 

CHAPTER Puc 800UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION PROGRAM

††††††††† PART Puc 801APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 801.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 801.02Application

 

††††††††† PART Puc 802DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.01Blasting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.02Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.03Damage

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.04Emergency Situation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.05Excavation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.06Excavator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.07Extraordinary Circumstances

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.08Hand Digging

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.09Holiday

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.10Locator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.11Notification Center

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.12Operator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.13Person

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.14Premark

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.15System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.16Tolerance Zone

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 802.17Underground Facility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 803SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 803.01Procedures and Operation of Notification Center

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 803.02Education and Training

 

††††††††† PART Puc 804DUTIES OF OPERATORS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 804.01Reporting Requirements for Operators of Underground Facilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 804.02Notification Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 804.03Training of Locators

 

††††††††† PART Puc 805DUTIES OF EXCAVATOR

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 805.01Notification Required Prior to Excavation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 805.02Excavation That Affects the Tolerance Zone

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 805.03Emergency Situations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 805.04Blasting

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 805.05Damage to an Underground Facility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 806MARKING THE TOLERANCE ZONE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 806.01Tolerance Zone

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 806.02Markers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 806.03Identification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 806.04Emergency Procedures

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 806.05Marking Certain Newly Installed Underground Facilities

 

††††††††† PART Puc 807ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.01Investigation of Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.02Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.03Responses to Notice of Probable Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.04Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.05Response to Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.06Commission Action

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 807.07Civil Penalties

 

CHAPTER Puc 900NET METERING FOR CUSTOMER-OWNED RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION RESOURCES OF 1,000 KILOWATTS OR LESS

††††††††† PART Puc 901PURPOSE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 901.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 901.02Applicability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 902DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.01Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.02Combined Heat and Power System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.03Customer-Generator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.04Default Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.05Distribution Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.06Electric Utility Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.07Electricity Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.08Eligible Fuel

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.09Facility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.10Generating Capacity

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.11Group

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.12Heat Led

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.13Host

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.14Islanding

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.15Large Customer-Generator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.16Member

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.17Net Energy Metering

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.18Renewable Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.19Small Customer-Generator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 902.20Witness Test

 

††††††††† PART Puc 903CONDITIONS TO INTERCONNECTION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 903.01General Rules, Rights and Obligations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 903.02Statutory and Other Requirements

 

††††††††† PART Puc 904INTERCONNECTION APPLICATION PROCESS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.01Pre-application Review

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.02Interconnection Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.03Mutual Indemnity Provision

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.04Application Completeness Review

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.05Installation and Interconnection of Facility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.06Upgrades or Changes in the Net Metering System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 904.07Insurance

 

††††††††† PART Puc 905TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERCONNECTION FOR FACILITIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.01Requirements for Disconnect Switches

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.02Disconnect Switch

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.03Configuration of the Transformer Serving the Customer-Generatorís Generation Site

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.04Initial Testing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.05Periodic Testing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.06Studies and Analysis

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 905.07Payment for Upgrades or Improvements to the Electric Grid

 

††††††††† PART Puc 906COMPLIANCE PATH FOR INVERTER UNITS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 906.01Inverter Requirements

 

††††††††† PART Puc 907COMPLIANCE PATH FOR GENERATION UNITS NOT USING AN INVERTER

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 907.01Interconnection Requirements

 

††††††††† PART Puc 908PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERCONNECTED UNITS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.01Emergencies, Maintenance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.02Procedures for Disconnection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.03Distribution Utility Access to Net Metered System

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.04Complaints and Investigations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.05Notifying Public of Net Energy Metering

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.06Violations of Authorization to Interconnect

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.07Utilities Shall Report Number and Size of Net Energy Metered Units

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.08Existing Systems Grandfathered

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.09Relationship to Other Commission Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 908.10Transferability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 909GROUP NET METERING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.02Applicability

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.03Registration and Re-Registration of Hosts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.04Transfer of Registration Numbers

`†††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.05Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.06Changes in Membership

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.07Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.08Duties of the Distribution Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.09Application to Register or Re-Register as a Host

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.10Hostís Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.11Sanctions for Failure to Comply

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.12 Confidentiality

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 909.13Electronic Documents and Signatures

 

CHAPTER Puc 1000RULES FOR RAILROADS - EXPIRED

 

CHAPTER Puc 1100RULES FOR STEAM UTILITIES

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1101APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1101.01Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1102DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1102.01Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1102.02Public Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1103QUALITY OF SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1103.01Interruptions of Service

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1104METERS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1104.01Meter Testing and Accuracy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1104.02Customer's Bill Adjustments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1104.03Meter Records

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1105DAMAGE PREVENTION, MAPS AND SAFETY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1105.01Underground Utility Damage Prevention Program

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1105.02System Maps

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1105.03Safety Instructions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1105.04Resuscitation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1105.05Accidents

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1106REPORTING AND ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1106.01Reports to Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1106.02Uniform System or Classification of Accounts

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1106.03Short Term Debt

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1107FORMS TO BE FILED BY UTILITIES

†††††††† Section Puc 1107.01F-3Statement of Pro Forma Income Statement at Present and Proposed Rates for Year Ended

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.02F-4Petition for Authority to Issue Securities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.03F-16Annual Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.04F-22Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.05E-5Utility Accident Report

†††††††† Section Puc 1107.06E-22Report of Proposed Expenditures for Additions, Extensions and Capital Improvements to Fixed Capital

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.07E-23Report of Interruptions of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1107.08E-25Report of Proposed Changes in Depreciation Rates

 

CHAPTER Puc 1200UNIFORM ADMINISTRATION OF UTILITY CUSTOMER RELATIONS

††††††††† PART Puc 1201PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1201.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1201.02Scope of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1202DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.01Arrearage

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.02Basic Utility Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.03Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.04Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.05Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.06Current Bill

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.07Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.08Disconnection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.09Due Date

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.10Financial Hardship

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.11Late Payment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.12Medical Emergency

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.13Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.14Prime Rate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.15Tariff

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.16Termination

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.17Undue Delay

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.18Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1202.19Winter Period

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1203SERVICE PROVISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.01Initiation of Basic Utility Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.02Information to Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.03Deposits

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.04Meter Reading

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.05Implementation of Rate Changes

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.06Bill Forms

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.07Payment Arrangements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.08Penalties and Charges

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.09Complaints by Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.10Termination of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.11Disconnection of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.12Disconnection of Service in Residential Tenant/Landlord Situations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.13Reconnection of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.14Social Service Assistance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.15Denial of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.16Disconnection Conferences

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.17Conference to Mediate Complaints Other Than Disconnection Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.18Transfer of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.19Interruption of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1203.20Utility Reports

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1204WINTER RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.01Scope of Winter Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.02Applicability of Winter Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.03Protection from Disconnection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.04Payment Arrangements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.05Winter Period Notice of Disconnection

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1204.06Review of Pre-Winter Period Disconnections

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1205MEDICAL EMERGENCY RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.01Applicability of Medical Emergency Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.02Medical Emergency Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.03Disconnections of Service to Medical Emergency Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.04Expiration of Medical Emergency Certification

†††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.05Disconnection of Service to Customers with Expired Medical Emergency Certifications

†††††††††††††† Section Puc 1205.06Reporting Requirements

 

CHAPTER Puc 1300UTILITY POLE ATTACHMENTS

††††††††† PART Puc 1301PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1301.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1301.02Applicability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1302DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.01Attaching Entity

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.02Boxing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.03Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.04Excepted Local Exchange Carrier

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.05Extension Arm(s)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.06Facility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.07Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.08Make-Ready Work

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.09Overlash

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.10Pole

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.11Prime Rate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1302.12Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1303ACCESS TO POLES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.01Access Standard

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.02Owner Obligation to Negotiate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.03Requestor Obligation to Negotiate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.04Request for Access and Response Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.05Authorization Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.06Notification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.07Installation and Maintenance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.08Labeling of Attachments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.09Location of Attachments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.10Boxing of Poles

`†††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.11Use of Extension Arms

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1303.12Make-Ready Work Timelines

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1304DISPUTE RESOLUTION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.01Voluntary Agreements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.02Lack of Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.03Dispute Following Agreement or Order

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.04Unauthorized Attachments

††††††††† ††††††† Section Puc 1304.05Procedure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.06Rate Review Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.07Remedies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1304.08Interest

 

CHAPTER Puc 1400RULES FOR PIPELINE PUBLIC UTILITIES

††††††††† PART Puc 1401DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1401.01Pipeline Public Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1401.02Commission

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1402REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1402.01Reports to Commission

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1403FORMS TO BE FILED

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1403.01F-22 Information Sheet

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1403.02Annual Reporting

 

CHAPTER Puc 1500 - EXPIRED

 

CHAPTER Puc 1600TARIFFS AND SPECIAL CONTRACTS

††††††††† PART Puc 1601APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1601.01Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1602DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.01Above the Line

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.02Full Rate Case

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.03Pro Forma Adjustment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.04Rate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.05Rate Schedule

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.06Special Contract

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.07Tariff

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.08Test Year

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1602.09Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1603GENERAL TARIFF FILING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.01Format and Page Markings

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.02Contents of and Requirements of Tariff

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.03Method of Filing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.04Posting of Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.05Revisions to Presently Effective Tariffs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.06Page Designations, Tariff Revisions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.07Proposed Tariff, When Effective

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1603.08Tariff Supplements

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1604FULL RATE CASE FILING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.01Contents of a Full Rate Case

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.02Procedure and Contents of Full Rate Case Proposal

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.03Publication of Proposed Rate Change

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.04Attestation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.05Notice of Intent to File Rate Schedules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.06Filing Requirement Schedules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.07Contents of Filing Requirement Schedules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.08Rate of Return Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1604.09Adjustments to Test Year

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1605SERVICE OR TARIFF CHANGE OTHER THAN FULL RATE CASE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1605.01Service or Tariff Change

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1605.02Service or Tariff Change, Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1605.03Publication of Proposed Tariff Change

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1606SPECIAL CONTRACTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1606.01Effective Date of Special Contract

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1606.02Filing Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1606.03Procedural Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1606.04Format of Special Contracts

 

CHAPTER Puc 1800ADMINISTRATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE CODE FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION IN NEW BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

††††††††† PART Puc 1801DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.01Applicant

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.02Application

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.03Certificate of Compliance

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.04Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.05Energy Code

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.06REScheck

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.07Non-residential Building

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1801.08Residential Building

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1802APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1802.01Application of Rules to New Buildings and Structures

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1802.02Application of Rules to Existing Buildings and Structures

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1803METHODS OF COMPLIANCE REGARDING DESIGN

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1803.01Design Approval Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1803.02Demonstrating Compliance with the Design Requirements of Puc 1800

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1803.03Architectís or Engineerís Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1803.04Standard Design

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1803.05Certificate of Compliance with the Design Requirements of Puc 1800

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1804APPLICATION PROCESS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1804.01Content of Applications

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1804.02Procedure Relating to Applications

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1804.03Appeals Process

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1805EVIDENCE OF COMPLIANCE OF THE COMPLETED BUILDING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1805.01As-Built Construction Certification Required

 

CHAPTER Puc 1900RATE CASE EXPENSES

††††††††† PART Puc 1901PURPOSE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1901.01 Purpose

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1902APPLICATION OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1902.01Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1903DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.01Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.02Final Order

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.03Full Rate Case

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.04Non-recurring Expenses

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.05Rate Case Expenses

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.06Service Provider

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1903.07Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1904APPROVAL BY COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1904.01Approval Required Prior to Recovery

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1904.02Criteria for Determining Allowed Rate Case Expenses

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1905PROCEDURES FOR FILING FOR RECOVERY OF EXPENSES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1905.01Estimated Rate Case Expenses

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1905.02Deadline for Filing Recovery Request

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1905.03Documentation of Expenses Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1905.04Additional Requirements for Service Providers

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1906EXPENSES RECOVERABLE AS RATE CASE EXPENSES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1906.01Allowed Expenses

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1907EXPENSES NOT RECOVERABLE AS RATE CASE EXPENSES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1907.01Expenses Not Allowed

 

††††††††† PART Puc 1908SURCHARGES FOR THE RECOVERY OF RATE CASE EXPENSES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 1908.01Recovery through Rate Surcharge

 

CHAPTER Puc 2000COMPETITIVE ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLIER AND AGGREGATOR RULES

††††††††† PART Puc 2001PURPOSE AND APPLICATION OF THE RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2001.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2001.02Application of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2001.03Waiver of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2002DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.01Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.02Aggregate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.03Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.04Aggregator Granted Agency Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.05Applicant

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.06Buyerís Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.07Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.08Competitive Electric Power Supplier (CEPS)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.09Confidential Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.10Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.11Customer Representative

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.12Electricity Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.13Electricity Supply Offer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.14Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.15Enrollment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.16Investment Grade Credit Rating

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.17ISO-NE

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.18Large Commercial Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.19Principals

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.20Sanctionable Event

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.21Slamming

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.22Small Commercial Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.23Unaffiliated Third Party

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2002.24Utility

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2003REGISTRATION AND ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.01Initial Registration of Competitive Electric Power Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.02Renewal Registration of Competitive Electric Power Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.03Financial Security Requirements of Competitive Electric Power Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.04Reporting Requirements of Competitive Electric Power Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.05Registration of Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.06Renewal of Registration by Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.07Assessment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2003.08Withdrawal of Registration

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2004CONSUMER PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.01Applicability

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.02Disclosure of Terms of Service by Competitive Electric Power Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.03Price Disclosure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.04Disclosure Prior to End of Contract

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.05Environmental Disclosure

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.06Billing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.07Disclosure by Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.08Customer Authorization Required for CEPS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.09Customer Authorization Required for Aggregators Granted Agency Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.10Competitive Electric Power Supplier Enrollment of Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.11Solicitation of Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.12Off-Cycle Meter Reading

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.13Transfer of Customer Accounts Between Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.14Change in Ownership

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.15CEPS Voluntary Discontinuance of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.16Transfer of Customers Resulting from Unexpected Cessation of CEPS Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.17Commission Action When Necessary to Maintain Continuous Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.18Termination of Service to Customer by CEPS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.19Protection of Confidential Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2004.20Other Consumer Protections

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2005ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS AND PROCEDURES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.01Assessment of Fines Through Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.02Prospective Suspension of Marketing and Sales Activities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.03Suspension of Registration of CEPS or Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.04Revocation of Registration of CEPS or Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.05Factors to be Considered Regarding Sanctions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.06Commission Claims Against CEPSís Financial Security

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2005.07Investigation by Commission by Reason of Consumer Complaint

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2006INFORMATION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2006.01Information Required for Initial and Renewal Registration of CEPS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2006.02Information Required for Initial and Renewal Registration of Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2006.03Information Required in CEPS Quarterly Sales Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2006.04Information Required for Assessment Exemption Claim

 

CHAPTER Puc 2100AFFILIATE TRANSACTIONS RULES

††††††††† PART Puc 2101APPLICABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2101.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2101.02Scope

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2101.03Communications Allowed

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2101.04Circumvention Prohibited

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2102DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.01Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.02Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.03Competitive Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.04Competitive Energy Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.05Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.06Distribution System Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.07Fully Loaded Cost

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.08Non-affiliated Competitor

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.09Non-affiliated Energy Competitor

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.10Substantial Control

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.11Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2102.12Utility Employee

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2103NONDISCRIMINATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.01Tariff Provision Allows Discretion

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.02Preferences to Competitive Affiliates Regarding Products and Services, Distribution system Information, and Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.03Conduct of Distribution System Operations and Access to System Control Operations by Competitive Affiliates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.04Provision of Products and Services to Competitive Energy Affiliates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.05Access to Distribution Facilities by Energy Competitors and Offering of Supply, Capacity, Regulated Utility Services, and Distribution System Information to Competitive Energy Affiliates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.06Offer and Posting of Discounts, Rebates, and Waivers to Competitive Affiliates and Competitive Energy Affiliates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.07Processing of Requests for Services by Competitive Energy Affiliates, Non-Affiliated Energy Competitors, and Customers, and Prohibition Against Preferences to Competitive Energy Affiliates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.08Prohibition Against Tying

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2103.09Business Development and Customer Relations Regarding Competitive Affiliates

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2104DISCLOSURE AND INFORMATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2104.01Release of Customer Information to Competitive Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2104.02List of Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2104.03Non-Public Information from Non-Affiliated Energy Competitors

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2105SEPARATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.01Separate Books and Records and Access by Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.02Shared Facilities, Services and Data

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.03Joint Purchases

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.04Shared Services

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.05Joint Employment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.06Employee Transfers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.07Joint Advertising and Marketing

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.08Corporate Identification

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2105.09Transfer of Goods, Services, and Capital Assets

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2106REGULATORY OVERSIGHT

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.01Filing of Compliance Plan

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.02Initial Certification of Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.03Annual Certifications

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.04Notification to Commission and Updates to Compliance Plan

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.05Compliance Audit

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.06Considerations in Assessment of Civil Penalties

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2106.07Relation to Antitrust Laws

 

CHAPTER Puc 2200 - 2400 - RESERVED

 

CHAPTER Puc 2500ELECTRIC RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD

††††††††† PART Puc 2501PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2501.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2501.02Applicability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2502DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.01Alternative Compliance Payment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.02Began Operation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.03Biodiesel

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.04Biomass Fuels

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.05Capital Investment

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.06Certificate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.07Class I Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.08Class II Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.09Class III Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.10Class IV Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.11Co-Fired Electric Generating Facility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.12Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.13Control Area

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.14Customer-Sited Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.15Default Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.16Department

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.17Distribution Utility

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.18Eligible Electric Biomass Technologies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.19End-Use Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.20Generation Attributes

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.21Generation Information System (GIS)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.22Historical Generation Baseline

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.23ISO New England

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.24Incremental New Production

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.25Independent Monitor

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.26Large Biodiesel End User

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.27Large Thermal Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.28Methane Gas

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.29New England Control Area

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.30Portfolio Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.31Primary Fuel

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.32Provider of Electricity

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.33Renewable Energy Fund

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.34Renewable Energy Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.35Retire

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.36Revenue Quality Meter

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.37Small Thermal Source

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.38Thermal Biomass Renewable Energy Technologies

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.39Useful Thermal Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2502.40Year

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2503PORTFOLIO STANDARDS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2503.01Portfolio Standards

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2503.02Alternative Compliance Payments

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2503.03Annual Compliance Report

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2503.04Net-Metering Credit

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2503.05Certificate Banking

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2504ISSUANCE AND TRANSFER OF RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2504.01Location of Sources Eligible to be Issued Certificates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2504.02Transferability of Certificates

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2505CERTIFICATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.01Eligibility Determinations

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.02Application Requirements

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.03Preliminary Designation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.04Certification of Biomass Facilities Producing Electricity or Useful Thermal Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.05Certification of Incremental New Production

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.06Certification of Repowered Class III or IV Sources

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.07Certification of Formerly Nonrenewable Energy Electric Generation Facilities as Repowered Class I Sources

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.08Certification of Combined Heat and Power Facilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.09Certification of Biodiesel Production Facilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.10Independent Monitors

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.11Suspension of Eligibility to Produce Certificates for Biomass Facilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.12Suspension of Eligibility to Produce Certificates for Biodiesel Production Facilities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.13Suspension of Eligibility to Produce Certificates

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.14Notification of Change

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2505.15Adjudicative Proceedings; Rehearing Requests

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2506METERING, VERIFICATION, AND REPORTING

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.01Metering of All Renewable Energy Sources

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.02Metering of Customer-Sited Sources

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.03Metering of Co-Fired Electric Generating Sources

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.04Metering of Sources that Produce Useful Thermal Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.05Calculation of Certificates for Production of Useful Thermal Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.06Request for Alternative Method for Measuring Thermal Energy

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.07Metering of Biodiesel Production

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.08Verification and Reporting for Biodiesel Production

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2506.09Calculation of Certificates for Production of Biodiesel

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2507AGGREGATION OF CERTIFICATES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2507.01Registration

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2507.02Prohibited Relationships

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2508RENEWABLE ENERGY FUND

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2508.01Source of Fund

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2508.02Renewable Energy Initiatives

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2508.03Customer-Sited or Thermal Energy Projects

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2508.04Audit

 

CHAPTER Puc 2600GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION FUND

††††††††† PART Puc 2601PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2601.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2601.02Applicability

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2602DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.01Allowances

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.02Building Energy Code

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.03Conservation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.04Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.05Cost-Effective

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.06Department

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.07Demand Response Programs

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.08Energy Audit

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.09Energy Efficiency

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.10Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.11Low-Income Residential Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.12New Hampshireís Peak Electric Load

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.13Passive Solar Heating and Ventilation Systems

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.14Private Entity

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.15Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or RGGI

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.16Revolving Loan Fund

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2602.17Weatherization

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2603LOW INCOME RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2603.01Energy Efficiency for Low Income Residential Customers

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2604ENERGY EFFICIENCY INITIATIVES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2604.01Use of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2604.02Solicitation of Proposals

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2604.03Selection of Proposals

 

††††††††† PART Puc 2605RATEPAYER REBATES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2605.01Allowance Sales in Excess of Threshold Prices

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2605.02Unencumbered Funds

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 2605.03Rebate to Electric Ratepayers

 

CHAPTER Puc 2700 - 2900 - RESERVED

 

CHAPTER Puc 3000COMPETITIVE NATURAL GAS SUPPLIER AND AGGREGATOR RULES

††††††††† PART Puc 3001PURPOSE AND APPLICATION OF THE RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3001.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3001.02Application of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Puc 3002DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.01Affiliate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.02Aggregate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.03Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.04Applicant

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.05City Gate

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.06Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.07 Competitive Natural Gas Supplier (CNGS)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.08Confidential Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.09Customer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.10Delivery Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.11Investment Grade Credit Rating

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.12LDC Sales Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.13Local Distribution Company (LDC)

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.14Natural Gas Supplier Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.15Natural Gas Supply Offer

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.16Principals

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3002.17Sanctionable Event

 

††††††††† PART Puc 3003REGISTRATION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.01Initial Registration of Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.02Renewal Registration of Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.03Financial Security Requirements of Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.04Reporting Requirements of Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.05Initial Registration of Natural Gas Aggregators

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.06Renewal Registration of Natural Gas Aggregators

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.07Assessment

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3003.08Withdrawal of Registration

 

††††††††† PART Puc 3004CONSUMER PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.01Applicability

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.02Provision of Information to Customers by Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.03Telephone Solicitation of Customers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.04Transfer of Service by Competitive Natural Gas Suppliers

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.05CNGS Voluntary Discontinuance of Service

†††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.06Transfer of Customers Resulting from Unexpected Cessation of CNGS Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.07Commission Action When Necessary to Maintain Continuous Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.08Bill Disclosure Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.09Notice of Termination of Service

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.10Customer Protections Required of Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.11Protection of Confidential Customer Information

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3004.12Other Consumer Protections

 

††††††††† PART Puc 3005 ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS AND PROCEDURES

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.01Assessment of Fines Through Notice of Violation

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.02Prospective Suspension of Marketing and Sales Activities

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.03Suspension of Registration of CNGS or Aggregator

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.04Revocation of Registration of CNGS or Aggregator

††††††††† `†††††† Section Puc 3005.05Factors to be Considered Regarding Sanctions

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.06Commission Claims Against CNGSís Financial Security

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3005.07Investigation by Commission By Reason of Consumer Complaint

 

††††††††† PART Puc 3006INFORMATION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3006.01Information Required for Initial and Renewal Registration of CNGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3006.02Information Required for Initial and Renewal Registration of Aggregators

††††††††††††††††† Section Puc 3006.03Information Required for Assessment Exemption Claim