Desert Southwest Customer Service Region-Rate Order No. WAPA-127
The Western Area Power Administration (Western) is proposing revised rate methodologies for network integration transmission service (network service) for the Parker-Davis Project (PDP), and the Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project (Intertie) and for ancillary services from the PDP, Boulder Canyon Project (BCP), and part of the Colorado River Storage Project (CRSP) located in the Desert Southwest Customer Service Region's (DSWR) Balancing Authority and Transmission Operations Area (BATO). Current rates, under Rate Schedules DSW-SD1, DSW-RS1, DSW-FR1, DSW-EI1, DSW-SPR1, DSW-SUR1, PD- NTS1, and INT-NTS1, extend through March 31, 2006. The proposed rates will provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense and repayment of required investment within the allowable period. Western will prepare a brochure that provides detailed information on the rates. The proposed rates, under Rate Schedules DSW-SD2, DSW-RS2, DSW-FR2, DSW-EI2, DSW-SPR2, DSW-SUR2, PD- NTS2, INT-NTS2, WS-NTS1, are scheduled to go into effect on April 1, 2006, and will remain in effect through March 31, 2011. Publication of this Federal Register notice begins the formal process for the proposed rates.