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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 20. Public Utilities and Telecommunications
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 317. Rates for Standby Service Furnished to Certain Renewable Cogeneration Facilities Pursuant to § 56-235.1:1 of the Code of Virginia
7/11/2020

20VAC5-317-30. Costs to Be Recovered in Standby Rates.

Costs to be recovered in utility rates for standby service provided to cogeneration facilities generating renewable energy shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Customer charges , including, but not limited to, metering charges to recover utility costs associated with metering facilities, meter reading (where appropriate), processing, communication equipment (where appropriate), and administration.

2. Distribution service charges to recover utility costs associated with distribution facilities including, but not limited to, the costs of transformers and other distribution equipment necessary to provide standby service.

3. Transmission service charges to recover utility costs (i) for transmission services provided to the utility by the regional transmission entity of which the utility is a member, as determined under applicable rates, terms, and conditions approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and (ii) charged to the utility that are associated with demand response programs approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and administered by the regional transmission entity of which the utility is a member.

4. Electricity supply service charges to recover (i) utility fixed costs and nonfuel-related operating and maintenance expenses associated with investments in generating units and (ii) capacity payments associated with power purchases including, but not limited to, a return on the undepreciated generating unit investments, associated income taxes, depreciation expenses, operations and maintenance expenses, and property taxes.

5. Fuel charges to recover utility fuel costs including purchased power costs.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 56-235.1:1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 2010.

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