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Chapter 480-100 WAC

ELECTRIC COMPANIES

WAC Sections

PART IGENERAL PROVISIONS
Purpose.
Application of rules.
Exemptions from rules in chapter 480-100 WAC.
Additional requirements.
Severability.
Definitions.
Tariffs and special contracts.
Distribution line extension tariff.
PART IICONSUMER RULES
Information to consumers.
Application for service.
Residential services deposit requirements.
Nonresidential service deposit requirements.
Refusal of service.
Disconnection of service.
Reconnecting service after disconnection.
Payment arrangements.
Winter low-income payment program.
Service responsibility.
Disclosure of private information.
Service entrance facilities.
Access to premises; identification.
Electric utility responsibility for complaints and disputes.
Billing requirements and payment date.
Electronic information.
Complaint meter tests.
Payment locations.
Posting of tariffs for public inspection and review.
Publication of proposed tariff changes to increase charges or restrict access to services.
Notice of tariff changes other than increases in recurring charges and restrictions in access to services.
Adjudicative proceedings where public testimony will be taken.
Notice verification and assistance.
Other customer notice.
PART IIIFINANCIAL RECORDS AND REPORTING RULES
Accounting system requirements.
Subpart A: General Rules
Filing information.
Additional reports.
Expenditures for political or legislative activities.
Advertising.
Retention and preservation of records and reports.
Integrated resource planning.
Subpart B: Financial Transaction Reporting Requirements
Issuing securities.
Transferring cash or assuming obligations.
Affiliated interestsContracts or arrangements.
Transfers of property.
Subpart C: Annual Reporting Requirements
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Form No. 1.
Commission basis report.
Securities report.
Affiliated interest and subsidiary transactions report.
Essential utilities services contracts report.
Subpart D: Quarterly Reporting Requirement
Actual results for Washington operations report.
PART IVLEASE OF UTILITY FACILITIES
Application for approval of lease of utility facilities.
Form of lease application.
PART VMETERING RULES
Meter location.
Meter charges.
Meter readings, multipliers, and test constants.
Meter identification.
Initial accuracy of electric meters.
Accuracy requirements for electric meters.
Statement of meter test procedures.
Meter history records.
PART VISAFETY AND STANDARDS RULES
Instrument transformers.
Portable indicating instruments.
Standard frequency.
Standard voltage and permissible variation.
Accuracy of test standards.
Reports of accidents.
Electric service reliability definitions.
Electric service reliability monitoring and reporting plan.
Electric service reliability reports.
PART VIIGREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS
Electrical company generation resource compliance with the greenhouse gas emissions performance standard.
Electrical company applications for commission determination outside of a general rate case of electric generation resource compliance with greenhouse gas emissions performance standard.
Electrical company applications for exemption from the greenhouse gas emissions performance standard.
Electrical company deferral of costs associated with long-term financial commitmentsNotice and reporting.
Smart grid technology report.
PART VIIIADOPTION BY REFERENCE
Adoption by reference.
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