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Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio - Choice



Policies and Procedures - Choice Program

Registration for Potential Choice Suppliers

Mandatory Assignment of Pipeline Capacity

Alternate Peaking Supply Allocation

Rate 385 Choice Pooling

Nominations

Intraday Nominations

City Gate Allocations

DDQ Compliance

Meter Read & Bill Schedule

Marketer Extranet User Guide

VEDO BTU

Standard Annual BTU (April 2013- March 2014)




Policies and Procedures for Choice Program - VEDO

  • Program Overview
  • Non-residential customer with annual usage less than 150,000 Ccf.
  • Pooling Service described in Rate 385 of tariff
  • Choice Suppliers are subject to the nomination and balancing provisions in Sheet 52 of tariff.

Registration for Potential Choice Suppliers
All new Choice Suppliers must be approved before serving VEDO's Choice eligible customers. To start the approval process, please submit the Certified Retail Natural Gas PUCO Certification, a completed Choice Supplier Agreement, Choice Supplier Application, a Connectivity Profile and the company's most recent financial information as described on page 3 in the Choice Supplier Application.

Suppliers are responsible for sending and receiving VEDO files from an FTP site, encrypting/decrypting using PGP and providing an internal system (or use 3rd party vendor) to manage data. Upon attaining financial approval, the Supplier will need to pass EDI testing with ESG. Once a Supplier has been approved, customer rates will need to be submitted at least 30 days in advance, but not until after approval has been granted.

Mandatory Assignment of Pipeline Capacity
VEDO will release its pipeline capacity and storage capacity to Choice Suppliers based upon a percentage to be confirmed annually of the Peak Design Day Demand of the Choice Supplier's Pool. Choice Suppliers are required to take release of specific interstate pipeline firm transportation and storage capacity. For further details, please refer to Sheet 52 in VEDO's tariff and the documents listed below.

Rate 385 Choice Pooling
This Pooling Service is applicable to any Choice Supplier delivering firm gas supplies to Company's Operational Systems on behalf of Customers receiving Residential Transportation Service under Rate 315 or General Transportation Service under Rate 325.

Nominations
Nominations must be entered by 11:00 AM CST on the Vectren Marketer Extranet prior to gas day. Nominations for Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays must be entered on the preceding Friday at or before 11:00 CST. A percentage of gas quantities received by Company shall be retained by Company to compensate for unaccounted for gas as described in Sheet 54 of the tariff.

Intraday Nominations
When submitting an intraday nomination, change the status from timely to the appropriate intraday cycle.

City Gate Allocations
Deliveries will need to be scheduled within the established percentages based on heating degree days and posted on the daily DDQ's. New city gate allocations are posted each year, typically in late September, for the upcoming 12 months of November - October. For Choice city gate allocations, click here.

DDQ Compliance
Choice Suppliers will need to deliver the daily demand quantity as prescribed daily by Vectren on its Marketer Extranet. By 10:00 a.m. (CST) Company will post on its Marketer Extranet, Choice DDQ by Pool for the gas day beginning 9:00 CST the following day. See Rate 385 (Choice Pooling Service) for related DDQ non-compliance penalties. Sheet 52 of the tariff describes Nomination and Balancing for Choice Pools.

Meter Read & Bill Schedule
For VEDO Meter Read & Bill Schedule, click here.

Marketer Extranet User Guide
For the Marketer Extranet User Guide, please click here.

VEDO BTU:
Nov '14 - 1.065
Oct '14 - 1.061
Sep '14 - 1.068
Aug '14 - 1.058
Jul '14 - 1.031
Jun '14 - 1.031
May '14 - 1.025
Apr '14 - 1.018
Mar '14 - 1.019
Feb '14 - 1.021
Jan '14 - 1.026
Dec '13 - 1.020

Standard Annual BTU (April 2013-March 2014)
1.016

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