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The first posting of FAQs is in August.  The last posting of FAQs is in the latter part of January, after bidders are registered to participate in the Auctions.   From that point, questions and answers are emailed directly to Registered Bidders and are not posted to the BGS Auction website.  Questions that are not from Registered Bidders or their advisors are answered strictly on a best efforts basis.

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General

FAQ-116

Are the BGS Auctions held to procure all supply for BGS customers or do the EDCs also procure some supply outside of the auctions?  


The BGS Auctions are held to procure 100% of the supply for... Read Answer

12/30/2020.


FAQ-95

Did the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (“Board”) approve the EDC’s proposal to remove transmission from the BGS product for existing Supplier Master Agreements (“SMAs”)?


The EDCs proposed removing transmission from the BGS... Read Answer

12/7/2020.


FAQ-93

We are interested in developing power plants in PJM, particularly in New Jersey. Can you provide us with data we can use to develop our models?


While the BGS Auction website contains some general... Read Answer

11/30/2020.


FAQ-42

What are the implications on BGS of the recent FERC Order regarding MOPR?


Neither the EDCs nor the Auction Manager analyze or... Read Answer

10/29/2020.


FAQ-39

Are the slides from the Bidder Information Webcast held on October 22 posted to the BGS Auction website?


The slides are available on the "webcast... Read Answer

10/29/2020.


FAQ-37

I am doing some research and would like to find documents that were previously filed with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Are these posted on the BGS Auction website?


While the BGS Auction website contains some general... Read Answer

10/11/2020.


FAQ-35

Can you please provide a link to the Board Order approving the 2004 BGS Auction Process?


Please find the Board Order approving the 2004 BGS Auction... Read Answer

9/23/2020.


FAQ-34

Where can I find the results from previous BGS Auctions?


Results for previous BGS-RSCP and BGS-CIEP Auctions, with... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-18

What were the tranche fees for the last three BGS Auctions?


The tranches fees for the last three BGS Auctions are... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-10

The Clean Energy Act directs the EDCs to reduce annual electricity usage by two percent of the annual average usage in the prior three years within five years.  Where can I find the EDCs’ plans to fulfill these objectives?


On June 10, 2020, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-9

We require specific documents and information from the EDCs prior to execution of the BGS Supplier Master Agreement for our internal systems. What is the best way to obtain/request such information?


Please visit each EDC’s website for any information... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-7

There are no questions posted to the FAQ archives on the BGS Auction website. Where can I find FAQs from previous auctions?


The documents and FAQs of the BGS Auction website are... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-5

Are BGS Suppliers paired with individual customers or with customers within an EDC’s subzone?


Each tranche represents a set percentage of BGS (BGS-RSCP... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-4

What is BGS?


“BGS” refers to Basic Generation Service, which... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-3

What is the primary function of the BGS Auction website?


While the BGS Auction website contains some general... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-2

How does the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (“Board”) grant authority for BGS suppliers to sell full requirements supply to the EDCs?


The Board issues an Order at the conclusion of the Auction... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


FAQ-1

When are the 2021 BGS Auctions expected to take place?


In response to a request by the New Jersey Board of Public... Read Answer

8/11/2020.


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