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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities And Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 313. Rules Governing Exemptions to Minimum Stay Requirements and Wires Charges

20VAC5-313-40. Methodology to determine market-based costs.

The following elements shall be considered to determine the appropriate market-based costs applied to certain customers electing to exempt the minimum stay requirements or wires charges:

1. Actual energy expenses of procuring such electric energy based on real-time or day ahead hourly prices calculated and published by the respective RTO for the appropriate price zone of the local distribution company;

2. Actual capacity expenses of procuring such electric capacity based on prices calculated and published by the respective RTO for the currently defined capacity market;

3. Incremental administrative and incremental transaction costs associated with procuring such energy, including but not limited to:

a. Costs of transmission line losses; and

b. Costs of ancillary services; and

4. A reasonable margin to provide the service deemed justifiable by the State Corporation Commission.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13, 56-577 and 56-583 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 11, eff. January 5, 2006.

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