Second Batch of Information Requests to National Grid on 2021 RNS Annual Update

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Dated: September 9, 2021

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New England States Committee on Electricity

Information Requests to National Grid

Pursuant to the Interim Formula Rate Protocols (the “Protocols”) that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission”) approved on December 28, 2020 in Docket No. ER20-2054-000[1] as part of the settlement agreement resolving all issues in Docket No. EL16-19 (“Settlement Agreement”), the New England States Committee on Electricity (“NESCOE”) submits the following information requests to New England Power Company d/b/a National Grid (“NEP”) regarding the Participating Transmission Owners Administrative Committee’s July 30, 2021 Annual Informational Filing Regarding ISO Tariff Charges in Effect as of June 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022; Docket Nos. RT04-2-000, ER20-2054, et al. (“2021 Informational Filing”).[2]

These information requests are being sent to and in accordance with Attachment 11 of the 2021 Informational Filing.  Questions regarding these requests may be directed to Jason Marshall at and Dorothy Capra at

  • Please refer to NEP’s response to NESCOE 1-4. NEP states that “[p]ayments made by NEP to NECO and MECO under the Integrated Facilities Agreement in NEP Tariff No. 1 are included in the RNS formula in the Integrated Facilities Charge component.”
    1. Please clarify whether the Integrated Facilities Charge component of NEP’s proposed 2021 and 2022 revenue requirements includes or excludes the costs of forecasted plant additions for NECO and MECO.
    2. If the costs of forecasted plant additions for NECO and MECO are included, please show the same information for those plant additions as is shown for the plant additions listed on NEP’s Attachments 9(i)(1)-9(i)(2) and Attachment 10(d). Please also show the actual/estimated TCA submittal dates for those plant additions for which a TCA is required.

Document Source Citations

[1]     ISO New England Inc., 173 FERC ¶ 61,270 (2020).

[2]     The 2021 Informational Filing is the Annual Update under the Protocols.