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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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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