(a) Not later than October 1, 1999, and annually thereafter, each electric distribution company, as defined in section 16-1, shall report to the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority its system average interruption duration index (SAIDI) and its system average interruption frequency index (SAIFI) for the preceding twelve months. For purposes of this section: (1) Interruptions shall not include outages attributable to major storms, scheduled outages and outages caused by customer equipment, each as determined by the authority; (2) SAIDI shall be calculated as the sum of customer interruptions in the preceding twelve-month period, in minutes, divided by the average number of customers served during that period; and (3) SAIFI shall be calculated as the total number of customers interrupted in the preceding twelve-month period, divided by the average number of customers served during that period. Not later than January 1, 2000, and annually thereafter, the authority shall report on the SAIDI and SAIFI data for each electric distribution company, and all state-wide SAIDI and SAIFI data to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-245y

  • Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • distribution company: means any person providing electric transmission or distribution services within the state, but does not include: (A) A private power producer, as defined in section 16-243b. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Electric supplier: means any person, including an electric aggregator or participating municipal electric utility that is licensed by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority in accordance with section 16-245, that provides electric generation services to end use customers in the state using the transmission or distribution facilities of an electric distribution company, regardless of whether or not such person takes title to such generation services, but does not include: (A) A municipal electric utility established under chapter 101, other than a participating municipal electric utility. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1

(b) Not later than October 1, 2011, and annually thereafter, each electric supplier, as defined in section 16-1, shall report to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority the following information regarding the preceding twelve-month period or any part thereof that the supplier has been licensed pursuant to section 16-245: (1) Total megawatt hours of electricity produced from generating facilities owned by the supplier or under long-term contract to the supplier that are sold to end use customers in the state; (2) total megawatt hours of electricity purchased by the supplier from other sources and sold to end use customers in the state; (3) the proportion of such production from facilities listed under subdivision (1) of this subsection that use nuclear fuels, oil, coal, natural gas, hydropower and other fuels as the principal generation fuel; and (4) the amount of emissions from facilities listed under subdivision (1) of this subsection of the pollutants identified by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, which shall include, but not be limited to: (A) Volatile organic compounds; (B) nitrogen oxides; (C) sulfur oxides; (D) carbon dioxide; (E) carbon monoxide; (F) particulates; and (G) heavy metals. Not later than January 1, 2000, and annually thereafter, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, shall report state-wide data for these variables to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment and energy.

(c) Not later than January 1, 2011, and annually thereafter, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority shall report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy the number of applicants for licensure pursuant to section 16-245 during the preceding twelve months, the number of applicants licensed by the authority and the average period of time taken to process a license application. Any such report may be submitted electronically.