Backbone Transmission and Distribution In-kind Shrinkage Changes

Date: October 20, 2022


The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved filing Advice 4651-G, PG&E's request to update its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution. Changes are effective November 1, 2022. New rates have been posted on Pipe Ranger's Shrinkage Factors page.

---- Original Message September 14, 2022 12:42 PM ----

PG&E filed Advice 4651-G with the California Public Utilities Commission, on September 13, 2022, to revise its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution.


PG&E is requesting notice of this advice letter approval by October 13, 2022, with changes to Gas Rule 21 (Transportation of Natural Gas) to be effective November 1, 2022.


Final approval of these rates or updates to this information will be posted on Pipe Ranger as it is received.


Summary of Proposed Shrinkage Changes:


 Current Total AllowanceProposed Total AllowanceProposed Change
Transmission - Redwood to Off-System0.90%0.90%--
Transmission - Mission to On/Off-System0.00%0.00%--
Transmission - All Other Backbone Paths1.20%1.30%0.10%
Distribution - Noncore0.10%0.20%0.10%
Distribution - Core Summer Season (April-October)0.80%1.00%0.20%
Distribution - Core Winter Season (November-March)2.70%3.70%1.00%


Please contact your CGT Account Manager if you have any questions regarding transmission and distribution shrinkage factors.

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