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Project #39829

Rulemaking to Establish Billing Demand for Certain Utility Customers Pursuant to PURA §36.009


This rulemaking implements Public Utility Regulatory Act (PURA) §36.009 and applies to transmission and distribution utilities (TDUs) that provide retail distribution service in the ERCOT competitive market. TDUs shall be required to waive the application of the demand ratchet provisions of their approved tariffs for each nonresidential secondary service customer that has a maximum load factor equal to or below a factor set by commission rule.

Team Leader

Rich Lain, Rate Regulation, 512-936-7454

Staff Assigned

Brennan Foley, William Abbot

Project Schedule

The adopted rules will be published in the Texas Register on June 8, 2012.
The effective date of the rules is June 12, 2012.

Projected Timeline

Timeline - February 1, 2012

Documents Available

Order Adopting §25.244 as Approved at the May 18, 2012 Open Meeting - MS Word (.doc)

Proposal for Publication of New §25.244 as Approved at the February 10, 2012 Open Meeting - MSWord (.doc)

Workshop Notice - December 19, 2011