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Erik Jacobson
Director
Regulatory Relations

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
77 Beale St., Mail Code B13U
P.O. Box 770000
San Francisco, CA 94177
Fax: 415-973-3582

October 8, 2020

Advice 4320-G
(Pacific Gas and Electric Company ID U39 G)

Public Utilities Commission of the State of California
Subject: Schedule G-CPX -- Crossover Gas Procurement Service to Core EndUse Customers for Rates Effective October 10, 2020
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”) hereby submits for submittal revisions to its
gas tariffs. The affected tariff sheets are listed on the enclosed Attachment 1.
Purpose
The purpose of this submittal is to revise monthly crossover rates under Schedule
G-CPX--Crossover Gas Procurement Service to Core End-Use Customers, effective
October 10, 2020. Schedule G-CPX crossover rates change on a monthly basis on the
tenth calendar day of each month.
Background
In accordance with Decision (“D.”) 03-12-008, Schedule G-CPX applies to gas
customers that request to be reclassified from noncore to core status. Such customers
will pay the applicable crossover procurement rate under Schedule G-CPX for the first
twelve (12) regular monthly billing periods during which they take core gas procurement
service from PG&E.
Crossover customers will pay the customer charge and
transportation charge as specified in their applicable core schedule. After the twelfth
regular monthly billing period, Schedule G-CPX will no longer apply.
Schedule G-CPX Rate
As adopted in D.03-12-008, the crossover rate is the higher of: (1) the posted monthly
core procurement rate, including backbone transmission system volumetric charges, as
shown in Schedule G-CP--Gas Procurement Service to Core End-Use Customers; or
(2) the higher of the AECO index (including variable transportation costs to Malin) or the
Topock Index, as used in the computation of PG&E’s Core Procurement Incentive
Mechanism monthly benchmark for California border purchases, plus the per unit cost
of backbone transmission system volumetric service included in the posted monthly
procurement rates.





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Advice 4320-G -2- October 8, 2020 Schedule G-CPX rates include the core brokerage fee, an allowance for core distribution and transmission in-kind shrinkage per gas Rule 21, core pipeline capacity costs, core storage costs, procurement balancing account balances, any other procurement-related costs, and an allowance for franchise fees and uncollectibles accounts expense. The crossover procurement rates reflect only the higher of the core weighted average cost of gas (“WACOG”) or the border index (both including the per unit cost of backbone transmission system volumetric service), with other procurement costs equivalent to those for otherwise-applicable core procurement rates.1 For the period from October 10, 2020, through November 9, 2020, the following Schedule G-CPX rates will be in effect: Schedule G-CPX Rates Per Therm Small Commercial Customers (Schedule G-NR1) Large Commercial Customers (Schedule G-NR2) Natural Gas Vehicle Customers (Schedule G-NGV1) $0.39886 $0.36180 $0.35745 Workpapers showing the calculation of these rates are included in this submittal as Attachment 2. Protests ***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter at home orders, PG&E is currently unable to receive protests or comments to this advice letter via U.S. mail or fax. Please submit protests or comments to this advice letter to EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov and PGETariffs@pge.com*** Anyone wishing to protest this submittal may do so by letter sent via U.S. mail, facsimile or E-mail, no later than October 28, 2020, which is 20 days after the date of this submittal. Protests must be submitted to: CPUC Energy Division ED Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor San Francisco, California 94102 Facsimile: (415) 703-2200 E-mail: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov 1 The shrinkage rate component included in the monthly Schedule G-CPX rates will be calculated based on the higher of the WACOG or the border index, using the same methodology used for calculating the shrinkage component in monthly core procurement rates.
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Advice 4320-G -3- October 8, 2020 Copies of protests also should be mailed to the attention of the Director, Energy Division, Room 4004, at the address shown above. The protest shall also be sent to PG&E either via E-mail or U.S. mail (and by facsimile, if possible) at the address shown below on the same date it is mailed or delivered to the Commission: Erik Jacobson Director, Regulatory Relations c/o Megan Lawson Pacific Gas and Electric Company 77 Beale Street, Mail Code B13U P.O. Box 770000 San Francisco, California 94177 Facsimile: (415) 973-3582 E-mail: PGETariffs@pge.com Any person (including individuals, groups, or organizations) may protest or respond to an advice letter (General Order 96-B, Rule 7.4). The protest shall contain the following information: specification of the advice letter protested; grounds for the protest; supporting factual information or legal argument; name, telephone number, postal address, and (where appropriate) e-mail address of the protestant; and statement that the protest was sent to the utility no later than the day on which the protest was submitted to the reviewing Industry Division (General Order 96-B, Rule 3.11). Effective Date In accordance with D.03-12-008, PG&E requests that this advice submittal become effective on October 10, 2020. The rates in this advice submittal shall remain in effect until the next such submittal with the Commission. Notice In accordance with General Order 96-B, Section IV, a copy of this advice letter is being sent electronically and via U.S. mail to parties shown on the attached list. Address changes to the General Order 96-B service list should be directed to e-mail PGETariffs@pge.com. For changes to any other service list, please contact the Commission’s Process Office at (415) 703-2021 or at Process_Office@cpuc.ca.gov. Send all electronic approvals to PGETariffs@pge.com. Advice letter submittals can also be accessed electronically at: http://www.pge.com/tariffs.
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Advice 4320-G /S/ Erik Jacobson Director – Regulatory Relations Attachments -4- October 8, 2020
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ADVICE LETTER SUMMARY ENERGY UTILITY MUST BE COMPLETED BY UTILITY (Attach additional pages as needed) Company name/CPUC Utility No.: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (ID U39G) Utility type: ELC GAS PLC HEAT ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline WATER Contact Person: Kimberly Loo Phone #: (415)973-4587 E-mail: PGETariffs@pge.com E-mail Disposition Notice to: KELM@pge.com EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 1 Advice Letter (AL) #: 4320-G Subject of AL: Schedule G-CPX -- Crossover Gas Procurement Service to Core End-Use Customers for Rates Effective October 10, 2020 Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance, Procurement AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: D.03-12-008 Does AL replace a withdrawn or rejected AL? If so, identify the prior AL: No Summarize differences between the AL and the prior withdrawn or rejected AL: Confidential treatment requested? Yes No If yes, specification of confidential information: Confidential information will be made available to appropriate parties who execute a nondisclosure agreement. Name and contact information to request nondisclosure agreement/ access to confidential information: Resolution required? Yes No Requested effective date: 10/10/20 No. of tariff sheets: 3 Estimated system annual revenue effect (%): N/A Estimated system average rate effect (%): N/A When rates are affected by AL, include attachment in AL showing average rate effects on customer classes (residential, small commercial, large C/I, agricultural, lighting). Tariff schedules affected: See Attachment 1 Service affected and changes proposed1: N/A Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: N/A 1 Discuss in AL if more space is needed. Clear Form
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Protests and all other correspondence regarding this AL are due no later than 20 days after the date of this submittal, unless otherwise authorized by the Commission, and shall be sent to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 Email: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Name: Erik Jacobson, c/o Megan Lawson Title: Director, Regulatory Relations Utility Name: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Address: 77 Beale Street, Mail Code B13U City: San Francisco, CA 94177 Zip: 94177 State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (415)973-2093 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (415)973-3582 Email: PGETariffs@pge.com Name: Title: Utility Name: Address: City: State: District of Columbia Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: Email: Zip: Clear Form
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Attachment 1 Advice 4320-G Cal P.U.C. Sheet No. Title of Sheet Cancelling Cal P.U.C. Sheet No. 36506-G GAS SCHEDULE G-CPX CROSSOVER GAS PROCUREMENT SERVICE TO CORE END -USE CUSTOMERS Sheet 1 36242-G 36507-G GAS TABLE OF CONTENTS Sheet 1 36393-G 36508-G GAS TABLE OF CONTENTS Sheet 2 36394-G Page 1 of 1
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Revised Cancelling Revised U 39 Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. 36506-G 36242-G San Francisco, California GAS SCHEDULE G-CPX Sheet 1 CROSSOVER GAS PROCUREMENT SERVICE TO CORE END -USE CUSTOMERS APPLICABILITY: This schedule is filed monthly. It is applicable in the first year for Customers that have executed a Request for Reclassification from Noncore Service to Core Service (Form 79-983) and that are taking procurement service from PG&E. After the first year, these customers will be served under their otherwise-applicable core gas rate schedule. TERRITORY: Schedule G-CPX applies everywhere within PG&E’s natural gas Service Territory. RATES: The following charges apply to natural gas service for applicable Core End -Use Customers. Customers will pay the Crossover Charge specified below for any of the first twelve (12) regular monthly billing periods that they are taking core procurement service from PG&E. After the twelfth regular monthly bil ling period, the Core End -Use Customer will pay the Procurement Charge specified in their otherwise-applicable rate schedule. Rates under this schedule will change on the 10th calendar day of the month. Procurement Charge: Per Therm Small Commercial Crossover Charge: (G-NR1) $0.39886 (R) Large Commercial Crossover Charge: (G-NR2) $0.36180 (R) Natural Gas Vehicle Crossover Charge: (G-NGV1) $0.35745 (R) The Crossover charge is the higher of: (a) the posted monthly core procurement rate, including backbone transmission volumetric charges, as shown in Schedule G-CP; or (b) the higher of the AECO index (including variable transportation costs to Malin) or the Topock index, as used in the computation of PG&E’s Core Procurement Incentive Mechanism monthly benchmark for California border purchases, plus the per unit cost of backbone transmission volumetric service included in the posted monthly procurement rate, the Core Brokerage Fee, an allowance for core in -kind shrinkage per Rule 21, and all other procurement rate components included in the posted monthly core procurement rate. The current applicable Procurement Charge for natural gas sales under Core End -User rate schedules may be obtained electronically on PG&E’s internet site at http://www.pge.com or by calling PG&E at 1-800-743-5000. Advice Decision 4320-G D.03-12-008 Issued by Robert S. Kenney Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Submitted Effective Resolution October 8, 2020 October 10, 2020
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Cancelling U 39 Revised Revised Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. 36507-G 36393-G San Francisco, California GAS TABLE OF CONTENTS Sheet 1 CAL P.U.C. SHEET NO. TITLE OF SHEET Title Page ........................................................................................................................................... 36507-G Rate Schedules ....................................................................................................................... 36508,36395-G Preliminary Statements ........................................................................................................... 36396,36123-G Preliminary Statements, Rules ......................................................................................................... 36193*-G Rules, Maps, Contracts and Deviations .............................................................................................. 36194-G Sample Forms ........................................................................................ 36186,36187,36188,36189,36190-G (T) (T) (Continued) Advice Decision 4320-G D.03-12-008 Issued by Robert S. Kenney Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Submitted Effective Resolution October 8, 2020 October 10, 2020
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Cancelling U 39 Revised Revised Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. 36508-G 36394-G San Francisco, California GAS TABLE OF CONTENTS Sheet 2 CAL P.U.C. SHEET NO. SCHEDULE TITLE OF SHEET Rate Schedules Residential G-1 G1-NGV G-AMDS GL-1 GL1-NGV GM GML GS GSL GT GTL G-10 G-EFLIC G-MHPS Residential Service ............................................................................................... 36359,35436-G Residential Natural Gas Service for Compression on Customers’ Premises ........ 36365,23734-G Experimental Access to Meter Data Services .................................................................. 36177-G Residential CARE Program Service ...................................................................... 36366,35444-G Residential CARE Program Natural Gas Service for Compression on Customers’ Premises .................................................................................... 36367,23740-G Master-Metered Multifamily Service ........................................................... 34979,36368,35447-G Master-Metered Multifamily CARE Program Service ................................. 34980,36369,35449-G Multifamily Service ..................................................................................... 36370,35699,35451-G Multifamily CARE Program Service............................................................ 36371,36372,35454-G Mobilehome Park Service .......................................................................... 36373,35703,35456-G Mobilehome Park CARE Program Service...................................... 36374,36375,35459,35460-G Service to Company Employees ...................................................................................... 11318-G Energy Financing Line Item Charge (EFLIC) Pilot ............... 32214,32215,32216,32217,32218-G Master-Metered Mobilehome Park Safety Surcharge ...................................................... 22034-G Rate Schedules Non-Residential G-NR1 G-NR2 G-CP G-CPX G-NT G-EG G-ESISP G-WSL G-BAL G-SFS G-NFS G-NAS G-CFS G-AFT Gas Service to Small Commercial Customers ...................................................... 35150,36363-G Gas Service to Large Commercial Customers ...................................................... 34151,36364-G Gas Procurement Service to Core End-Use Customers .................................................. 36360-G Crossover Gas Procurement Service To Core End-Use Customers ................................ 36506-G Gas Transportation Service to Noncore End-Use Customers ......... 35598,36392,34357,22038-G Gas Transportation Service to Electric Generation .............. 34346,36389,34348,34349,34350-G Exchange Service Through ISP Facilities ............................................................. 24364,24365-G Gas Transportation Service to Wholesale/Resale Customers ................... 35727,35728,22045-G Gas Balancing Service for Intrastate Transportation Customers ............................. 29782,24457, .............. 29783,35592,22048,24458,24459,24460,26610,24461,20042,24462,24463,27708-G Standard Firm Storage Service ....................................................... 35600,22140,30677,22300-G Negotiated Firm Storage Service .......................................................................... 33948,30870-G Negotiated As-Available Storage Service ........................................................................ 33947-G Core Firm Storage........................................................................... 35593,32818,32819,32820-G Annual Firm Transportation On-System ..................................................... 30655,35590,36175-G (T) (Continued) Advice Decision 4320-G D.03-12-008 Issued by Robert S. Kenney Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Submitted Effective Resolution October 8, 2020 October 10, 2020
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Advice 4320-G October 8, 2020 Attachment 2 Schedule G-CPX -- Crossover Gas Procurement Service to Core End-Use Customers for Rates Effective October 10, 2020 Work Papers
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Crossover Rate Calculation Oct‐20 AECO 7A Monthly Index (US$/Dth) $1.7386 AECO Path fuel charge calculation Foothills fuel rate GTN fuel rate Combined Foothills & GTN in‐kind fuel rate Combined Foothills & GTN in‐kind fuel charge  1.4778% 2.8786% 4.3139% $0.0784 AECO Path Transmission volumetric rates Foothills GTN $0.0000 $0.0109 Core WACOG Intrastate Transmission volumetric rate $0.1635 Border Prices AECO 7A Monthly Index (US$/Dth) at Border Southern Border‐PG&E  Core WACOG at Border $1.8279 $2.0750 $1.7081 Gas Prices Net Forward to CG Gas Price Index AECO (CGPR) Southern Border‐PG&E (NGI) Core WACOG Crossover Price at PG&E CG ($/Dth) 10/5/20 Price at CG $1.9914 $2.2385 $1.8716 $2.2385
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Effective: 10/10/2020 Advice Letter No. 4320-G Calculation of the G-CPX Crossover Core Procurement Rate Gas Prices AECO C PG&E Topock (Source NGI) Core WACOG Border Price ($/Dth) $1.8279 $2.0750 $1.7081 G-CPX CROSSOVER CORE PROCUREMENT RATE $/Decatherm $/Therm Components $/Therm Calculation CROSSOVER COMMODITY CHARGE Weighed Average Cost of Gas (WACOG) $2.0750 $.1635 2.2385 WACOG at the Border Intrastate Backbone Volumetric Transport Charge Total WACOG Franchise Fee 0.009521 Uncollectible Fee 0.003430 San Francisco Gross Receipt (SFGR) 0.000419 Subt RF&U 0.013370 WACOG with Revenue, Franchise and Uncollectible PGA Adjustment: Core Sales PGA Adjustment: Hedging Cycled Carrying Cost of Gas in Storage Total Core Commodity Charge Small Commercial Large Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle $.22385 (a) (b) (c)=(a)+(b) $.0277 $2.2662 $.4279 $.0391 $.0066 $.22662 $.04279 $.00391 $.00066 (d)=(a)*RF&U Factor (e)=(c)+(d) (f) (g) (h) Changes in GRC Changes in GRC Added in GRC X WACOG at the Border $.27398 $.27398 $.27398 (i) (j) (k) CORE FIRM STORAGE COSTS (Including RF&U) CFSA Adjustment: Core Firm Storage Account $.0195 $.00195 Small Commercial Large Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle $.1876 $.1307 $.1211 $.01876 $.01307 $.01211 CPDCA Adjustment (Incl. RF&U) $.0479 $.00479 (s) Interstate Capacity Charges (Annual Capacity, Canadian Capacity, and Seasonal Capacity) Small Commercial Large Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle $.3993 $.2530 $.2372 $.03993 $.02530 $.02372 (t) (u) (v) Intrastate Backbone Capacity Charges Small Commercial Large Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle $.4569 $.2895 $.2714 $.04569 $.02895 $.02714 CORE BROKERAGE FEE $.0249 (i)=(e)+(f)+(g)+(h) (j)=(e)+(f)+(g)+(h) (k)=(e)+(f)+(g)+(h) (l) $.02071 $.01502 $.01406 (m) (n) (o) (p)=(l)+(m) (q)=(l)+(n) (r)=(l)+(o) INTERSTATE & INTRASTATE CAPACITY CHARGES (Incl. RF&U) $.090410 $.059040 $.055650 (w) (x) (y) $.00249 (z)=(s)+(t)+(w) (aa)=(s)+(u)+(x) (ab)=(s)+(v)+(y) (ac) SHRINKAGE RATE Shrinkage (Incl. F&U) Based on Core Shrinkage: 3.10% PGA Adjustment: Core Shrinkage (Incl. F&U) Total Shrinkage Rate TOTAL G-CPX CORE PROCUREMENT CHARGE Small Commercial Large Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle $.0703 $.00703 (ad) $.0424 $.00424 (ae) Changes in BCAP $.01127 $0.39886 $0.36180 $0.35745 (af)=(ad)+(ae) (ag)=(i)+(p)+(z)+(ac)+(af) (ah)=(j)+(q)+(aa)+(ac)+(af) (ai)=(k)+(r)+(ab)+(ac)+(af)
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PG&E Gas and Electric Advice Submittal List General Order 96-B, Section IV AT&T Albion Power Company Alta Power Group, LLC Anderson & Poole Atlas ReFuel BART Barkovich & Yap, Inc. California Cotton Ginners & Growers Assn California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Calpine Cameron-Daniel, P.C. Casner, Steve Cenergy Power Center for Biological Diversity Chevron Pipeline and Power City of Palo Alto City of San Jose Clean Power Research Coast Economic Consulting Commercial Energy Crossborder Energy Crown Road Energy, LLC Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Day Carter Murphy Dept of General Services Don Pickett & Associates, Inc. Douglass & Liddell Downey & Brand East Bay Community Energy Ellison Schneider & Harris LLP Energy Management Service Engineers and Scientists of California GenOn Energy, Inc. Goodin, MacBride, Squeri, Schlotz & Ritchie Green Power Institute Hanna & Morton ICF IGS Energy International Power Technology Intestate Gas Services, Inc. Kelly Group Ken Bohn Consulting Keyes & Fox LLP Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Los Angeles County Integrated Waste Management Task Force MRW & Associates Manatt Phelps Phillips Marin Energy Authority McKenzie & Associates Modesto Irrigation District NLine Energy, Inc. NRG Solar Office of Ratepayer Advocates OnGrid Solar Pacific Gas and Electric Company Peninsula Clean Energy Pioneer Community Energy Redwood Coast Energy Authority Regulatory & Cogeneration Service, Inc. SCD Energy Solutions San Diego Gas & Electric Company SPURR San Francisco Water Power and Sewer Sempra Utilities Sierra Telephone Company, Inc. Southern California Edison Company Southern California Gas Company Spark Energy Sun Light & Power Sunshine Design Tecogen, Inc. TerraVerde Renewable Partners Tiger Natural Gas, Inc. TransCanada Utility Cost Management Utility Power Solutions Water and Energy Consulting Wellhead Electric Company Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) Yep Energy
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