20.50.03.04

.04 Information to Be Filed with the Commission.

A. Special Contracts. Each utility shall file with the Commission a copy of each contract for service not covered by the utility's filed tariff.

B. Installation Rules. Each utility shall file with the Commission a copy of the utility's rules, if any, designed by the utility for the use of engineers, architects, electrical contractors, etc., covering meter and service installations.

C. Bill Forms. Each utility shall file with the Commission a sample of each type of customer bill form, which shall include the information normally shown on a customer's bill for service.

D. Map of System. Each utility shall file with the Commission a map showing the utility's operating area. This map shall be revised annually unless the revision is unnecessary, in which event the utility shall notify the Commission that the map on file is current. If practicable, the map should show:

(1) Generating stations;

(2) Transmission lines with voltages;

(3) Primary distribution lines;

(4) State boundary crossings;

(5) Territorial boundary;

(6) Names of all communities (Post Offices) served.

E. Persons to Contact. Each utility shall file with the Commission the name, title, address, and telephone number of the person who should be contacted in connection with:

(1) General management duties;

(2) Customer relations (complaints);

(3) Engineering operations;

(4) Meter tests and repairs; and

(5) Emergencies during non-office hours.

F. Fatal Accident Notice. In the event of a fatal accident, prompt notice shall be given to the Commission by telephone.

G. Accident Notice. Each utility shall file with the Commission an "Accident Notice" report, on forms provided by the Commission, within 30 days after the end of any month during which an accident occurred.

H. Annual Capital Expenditures. Each utility shall file with the Commission on at least an annual basis a notification of important capital expenditures planned for the upcoming calendar or fiscal year. This notification may be in the form of an approved annual capital expenditures budget or other similar document, and may include descriptions, estimated construction dates, and estimated costs of planned capital projects.

I. Electric Service Monthly Reports. Each utility shall file with the Commission an "Electric Service" monthly report, on forms provided by the Commission, showing information concerning the utility's operations. These reports shall be due in the Commission's office within 30 days after the end of the month reported.

J. Line Support Identification. Each utility shall file with the Commission a photograph or drawing showing the identifying symbol or symbols used to mark the utility's line supports.

K. Distribution Transformer Report.

(1) Definition. In this section "minimally efficient distribution transformer" means:

(a) For transformers purchased before January 1, 2010, a transformer meeting the minimum efficiency specification established in Table 4-1 of NEMA Standards Publication TP 1-2002, which is incorporated by reference under COMAR 20.50.02.02; and

(b) For transformers purchased on or after January 1, 2010, a transformer meeting the minimum efficiency standard established in 10 CFR Part 431.

(2) On or before May 1 of each year, beginning May 1, 2010, a utility subject to COMAR 20.50.02.06 shall file a report titled "Distribution Transformer Report" which demonstrates that the utility complied with COMAR 20.50.02.06 for the prior calendar year.

(3) The report shall include:

(a) The number of transformer models in each capacity class or type evaluated during the reporting period;

(b) The avoided cost of energy and capacity for both generation and transmission used in the life-cycle cost analysis; and

(c) The estimated savings in energy and capacity resulting from the purchase of transformers in the year, compared with minimally efficient distribution transformers of the same capacity class or type.

L. Location of Records. Each utility shall notify the Commission of the location at which it keeps the various classes of records required by these regulations.