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Erik Jacobson
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

November 18, 2020

Advice 5990-E-A
(Pacific Gas and Electric Company ID U 39 E)

Public Utilities Commission of the State of California

Supplemental: Notice of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Rate Filing Errata for Annual Updates to the Wholesale Transmission
Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment

In compliance with California Public Utilities Commission (“Commission” or “CPUC”)
Resolution E-3930, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”) submits this
supplemental advice letter to notify the Commission of PG&E’s November 12, 2020
errata filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), in FERC Docket
No. ER21-131-001.
The errata updated the Wholesale Transmission Revenue
Balancing Account Adjustment.
The filing corrected the wholesale Transmission
Revenue Balancing Account balances and adjustments and requested an effective date
of January 1, 2021 for the updated revenue requirements and rates.
This supplemental advice letter updates part of section TRBAA in original Advice
PG&E’s Transmission Owner (“TO”) Tariff specifies the rates and charges for
transmission access to PG&E-owned facilities that are part of the California
Independent System Operator Corporation (“CAISO”) controlled grid.
The base
transmission rates in the TO Tariff, along with the three transmission rate adjustments
discussed in this advice letter filing make up the total transmission rates for PG&E’s
retail customers.
The TRBA Adjustment (“TRBAA”) is the ratemaking mechanism through which
Transmission Revenue Credits flow to TO Tariff retail and wholesale transmission


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Advice 5990-E-A -2- November 18, 2020 In its 2021 Balancing Account Filing, PG&E proposed revisions to the wholesale High and Low Voltage TRRs used by the CAISO to calculate the CAISO Transmission Access Charge (“TAC”) rates under the CAISO Tariff. On November 6, 2020, PG&E discovered that the starting balance of the 2020 TRBAA wholesale revenue requirement used for calculating the CAISO’s TAC was incorrect. The errata filing on November 12, 2020 corrects the total credit to wholesale customers from the incorrect amount of $251,308,428.00 to the correct amount of $192,051,281, which has been allocated to High and Low Voltage at $113,750,453 and $78,300,829, respectively. Compliance with Resolution E-3930 PG&E submits this advice letter pursuant to Process Element 3 of Resolution E-3930. Consistent with past practice, PG&E also provided the Commission with a complete copy of the Errata Filing on the same date that it was filed with FERC, by service to the Commission’s Legal Division. These FERC rate changes will generally affect the rates of all bundled, Direct Access, and Community Choice Aggregation customers. Typically, the 2021 Balancing Account Filing rate change will be consolidated into other rate changes scheduled to be filed in late December for an effective date of January 1, 2021. At that time, PG&E will also provide complete updated tariff sheets. Protests Pursuant to CPUC General Order 96-B, Section 7.5.1, PG&E hereby requests the protest period be waived. Effective Date PG&E requests that this Tier 2 advice letter become effective concurrent with original Advice Letter 5990-E, which PG&E expects to be on or after January 1, 2021. PG&E proposes to consolidate the electric rate changes resulting from the 2021 Balancing Account Filing, to the extent practicable, with the first planned rate change after FERC authorizes PG&E’s requests. 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 PG&E at email address For changes to any other service list, please contact the Commission’s Process Office at (415) 703-2021 or at
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Advice 5990-E-A -3- November 18, 2020 Send all electronic approvals to Advice letter filings can also be accessed electronically at: /S/ Erik Jacobson Director, Regulatory Relations
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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 U 39 E) Utility type: ELC GAS PLC HEAT ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline WATER Contact Person: Stuart Rubio Phone #: (415)973-4587 E-mail: E-mail Disposition Notice to: EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 2 Advice Letter (AL) #: 5990-E-A Subject of AL: Supplemental: Notice of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Rate Filing for Annual Updates to the Transmission Revenue Balancing Account Adjustment, the Reliability Services Rates, and the End-Use Customer Refund Balancing Account Adjustment Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: E-3930 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: 1/1/21 No. of tariff sheets: 0 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: N/A 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: 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: 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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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 Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority 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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