20.53.05.05

.05 Utility Responsibilities in the Event of Supplier Default.

A. A supplier is considered a defaulted supplier if it is unable to deliver electricity because:

(1) The Commission revokes or suspends the supplier's retail electricity license; or

(2) The supplier is unable to transact sales through the regional transmission organization designated for Maryland by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

B. A defaulted supplier using utility consolidated billing services remains obligated to provide the utility with information necessary to allow the utility to continue consolidated billing through the conclusion of the billing cycle in which the default occurred.

C. The defaulted supplier using utility consolidated billing services is prohibited from issuing bills to persons who were customers at the time of the default unless specifically authorized by the Commission. A request to authorize a supplier to bill directly may be made by the supplier or the applicable utility.

D. In order that supplier charges may be included in utility consolidated billing services, a defaulted supplier and the utility shall abide by the Maryland supplier coordination agreement.