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Data

FAQ-43

I understand that the Transmission PLAs provided by PSE&G, ACE, and RECO as posted in the BGS Data Room are already scaled. Could you please provide the unscaled Transmission PLA data for these EDCs and the corresponding scaling factors? 


The data provided by PSE&G, ACE, and RECO in the BGS... Read Answer

10/2/2018.


FAQ-42

Can you please confirm whether the BGS-RSCP Transmission Peak Load Allocations (“PLA”) and the Capacity PLAs for the period 6/1/2018 through 6/30/2018 posted in the BGS Auction monthly are accurate for JCP&L?  Generally, are the Capacity and Transmission PLAs provided in the BGS Data Room scaled by the Daily Zonal Scaling Factor or unscaled?


The transmission PLAs for JCP&L for this period must be... Read Answer

9/5/2018.


FAQ-38

The JCP&L RSCP Eligible Capacity PLA data posted in the BGS Data Room for June 2018 is not the same number as the Capacity PLA value provided in the JCP&L BGS-RSCP Rate Spreadsheet for last year’s auction. Can you please explain?


The 4438.1 MW value listed in JCP&L’s BGS-RSCP... Read Answer

8/28/2018.


FAQ-36

I am seeing reductions in JCP&L’s BGS-RSCP Capacity PLC data relative to JCP&L’s BGS-RSCP Transmission PLC data between 5/31/2018 and 6/1/2018 in the data posted to the monthly data room. Could you please confirm that the data provided in the monthly data room is accurate?


JCP&L has confirmed that the data provided is... Read Answer

8/21/2018.


FAQ-35

There is an approximately 6% drop in JCP&L’s BGS-RSCP Capacity PLC between 5/31/2018 and 6/1/2018. Could you please confirm that the data provided in the monthly data room is accurate?


JCP&L has confirmed that the data provided is... Read Answer

8/21/2018.


FAQ-32

Where can I find current EDC Municipal Aggregation Enrollment data?


The Municipal Aggregation Enrollment data can be found on... Read Answer

8/21/2018.


FAQ-26

Does the quantity associated with the RPS obligation on the part of BGS suppliers include or not include distribution losses?


The quantity associated with the RPS obligation includes... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-23

This is a follow-up on FAQ-18.  Do the following files need adjustments also?

BGS-CIEP Eligible Hourly Load
BGS-CIEP Eligible Peak Load Allocations
BGS-CIEP Peak Load Allocations
BGS-RSCP Eligible Hourly Load
BGS-RSCP Eligible Peak Load Allocations
BGS-RSCP Peak Load Allocations


Yes, the JCP&L hourly load data in the BGS Data Room... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-22

For FAQ-18, what is No. 4 “Total Retail”?  Do we need to apply de-ration factors to excess generation?


Total Retail Hourly Load, as defined in the Data... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-21

With reference to FAQ-18, can you confirm that the data posted for BGS-RSCP corresponds to settlement data?


Generally, as stated in the data description document... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-19

Can you provide estimated PLCs for planning year 18/19 for RSCP customers by EDC based on current migration statistics?


The information you are requesting cannot be made available... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-18

The BGS-CIEP Hourly Load data for JCP&L posted to the BGS Data Room seems to be 10-13% more than our PJM settlement data.  What is the explanation for this?


JCP&L has identified the source of the... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-17

Will the EDCs provide PJM with the data necessary in time for winning BGS Suppliers to have the opportunity to nominate ARR paths associated with their load obligations?


The EDCs have every intention to provide PJM with estimates... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-16

Please provide 2018 Network Service Peak Load ("NSPL") data for each of the four EDCs.


The EDCs have provided Network Service Peak Load... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-13

Does the ‘Historical Load Profiles’ data in the Additional Data page of the BGS Data Room include both BGS and BGS-eligible customers?


The data under the ‘Historical Load Profiles’... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


FAQ-7

Is the hourly load data reported in Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Prevailing Time?


The data in the BGS Data Room is reported in Eastern... Read Answer

8/14/2018.


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