Backbone Transmission and Distribution In-kind Shrinkage Changes

Thursday, October 17, 2019


The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved filing Advice 4141-G, PG&E's request to update its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution. Changes are effective November 1, 2019. New rates have been posted on Pipe Ranger's Shrinkage Factors page.

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PG&E filed Advice 4141-G with the California Public Utilities Commission on September 12, 2019, to revise its in-kind shrinkage rates for backbone transmission and distribution.

PG&E is requesting notice of this advice letter approval by October 14, 2019, with changes to Gas Rule 21 (Transportation of Natural Gas) to be effective November 1, 2019.

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 0.8% 0.9% +0.1%
Transmission - Mission to On/Off-System 0.0% 0.0% --
Transmission - All Other Backbone Paths 1.1% 1.2% +0.1%
Distribution - Noncore 0.2% 0.2% --
Distribution - Core Summer Season (April-October) 2.2% 1.9% -0.3%
Distribution - Core Winter Season (November-March) 3.6% 3.7% +0.1%

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

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