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Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio - Choice

Vectren Contact for Gas Suppliers:

Teresa Lewis
Manager, Gas Transportation Programs

Policies and Procedures - Choice Program

Registration for Potential Choice Suppliers

Mandatory Assignment of Pipeline Capacity

Alternate Peaking Supply Allocation

Rate 385 Choice Pooling


Intraday Nominations

City Gate Allocations

DDQ Compliance

Meter Read & Bill Schedule

Marketer Extranet User Guide


Standard Annual BTU

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 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 Schedules
For VEDO 2016 Meter Read & Bill Schedule, click here.
For VEDO 2017 Meter Read & Bill Schedule, click here.

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

Apr '17 - 1.070
Mar '17 - 1.073
Feb '17 - 1.072
Jan '17 - 1.072
Dec '16 - 1.072
Nov '16 - 1.072
Oct '16 - 1.071
Sep '16 - 1.072
Aug '16 - 1.071
Jul '16 - 1.072
Jun '16 - 1.070
May '16 - 1.068

Standard Annual BTU (April 2016 - March 2017)