Ancillary services: means those services designated as ancillary services in federal energy regulatory commission order 888 adopted in 1996 including the services necessary to support the transmission of electricity from resources to loads while maintaining reliable operation of the transmission system in accordance with good utility practice. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
Appliance application: means central space heating, clothes drying, water heating and indoor cooking. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Bundled service: means electric service provided as a package to the consumer including all generation, transmission, distribution, ancillary and other services necessary to deliver and measure useful electricity used by consumers. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Buy-through: means a purchase of electricity by a public power entity at wholesale for a particular retail consumer or aggregate of consumers or at the direction of a particular retail consumer or aggregate of consumers. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
Electric distribution service: means the distribution of electricity to retail electric customers through the use of electric distribution facilities. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Electric distribution utility: means a public service corporation or public power entity that operates, controls or maintains electric distribution facilities. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Electric generation service: means the provision of electricity for sale to retail electric customers but does not include electric distribution or transmission service or generation that is necessary for the reliable operation of the electric distribution or transmission system. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Electricity: means electric energy, electric capacity or electric capacity and energy. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Electricity supplier: means a person, whether acting in a principal, agent or other capacity, that offers to sell electricity to a retail electric customer in this state. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
Other services: means metering, meter reading, billing and collecting services. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
Residential structure: means a detached owner-occupied or rental one or two family dwelling unit, an attached duplex or fourplex unit, a manufactured home, a residential factory-built building as defined in section 41-4001 or a mobile home designed to be used with a permanent structure, excluding real property used to accommodate more than four attached dwelling units. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Retail electric customer: means a person that purchases electricity for that person's own use, including use in that person's trade or business, and not for resale, redistribution or retransmission. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Service territory: means the geographic area in which a public power entity or public service corporation owns, operates, controls or maintains either electric distribution facilities or natural gas distribution facilities and that additional area in which the public power entity or public service corporation has agreed to extend electric distribution facilities or natural gas distribution facilities, whether established by a certificate of convenience and necessity, by official action by a public power entity or by contract or agreement. See Arizona Laws 30-801
Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215