Application, Effective Date and Notification of the CGA Changes

Application, Effective Date and Notification of the CGA Changes

A. Standard Price Option (SPO)
The SPO CGA shall be filed with the MPUC on a monthly basis to be effective for the monthly period beginning the first day of the month and shall be designed to recover the projected cost of gas for that month. The SPO CGA shall also include a Past Gas Cost Adjustment amount to true up past monthly gas costs and revenues. Unless the Commission suspends the filing for purposes of investigation, it will become effective by law, on the effective date.

B. Fixed Price Option (FPO)
The FPO CGA shall be filed with the MPUC on or about August 21st to be effective for the six-month winter period beginning November 1st and ending April 30th and shall be designed to recover the projected cost of gas for that winter period. The FPO CGA shall also include a Past Gas Cost Adjustment amount to true-up prior winter period gas costs and revenues. Unless the Commission suspends the filing for purposes of investigation, it will become effective by law, on the effective date.

C. True-up Period
The Past Gas Cost Adjustment true-up period shall be the next like period for which the over or under-collection occurred: for the SPO the true-up period shall be the next month and for the FPO the true-up period shall be the next six-month winter period.  The Past Gas Cost Adjustment reconciliation shall be applied over the respective true-up period.

D. Notification
The Company shall make available at its office and web site the SPO and FPO Cost of Gas Adjustment rate components - the Energy Charge and the Past Gas Cost Adjustments, with effective dates.