Backbone Transmission and Distribution In-kind Shrinkage Changes Approved

Monday, October 22, 2018


The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved filing Advice 4015-G, PG&E's request to update its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution. Changes are effective November 1, 2018. New rates have been posted on Pipe Ranger's Shrinkage Factors page.

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PG&E filed Advice 4015-G with the California Public Utilities Commission on September 17, 2018, to revise its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution.

PG&E is requesting notice of this advice letter approval by October 17, 2018, with changes to Gas Rule 21 (Transportation of Natural Gas) to be effective November 1, 2018.

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 Allowance Proposed Total Allowance Proposed Change
Transmission - Redwood to Off-System 0.9% 0.8% -0.1%
Transmission - Mission to On/Off-System 0.0% 0.0% --
Transmission - All Other Backbone Paths 1.2% 1.1% -0.1%
Distribution - Noncore 0.2% 0.2% --
Distribution - Core
Summer Season (April-October)
1.8% 2.2% +0.4%
Distribution - Core
Winter Season (November-March)
3.5% 3.6% +0.1%

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

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