A. Effective Dates.
(1) Except as provided under §A(2) of this regulation, a utility shall process an electronic transaction for enrollment from a supplier to be effective on the first day of the next month.
(2) An electronic transaction for enrollment from a supplier received by a utility less than 7 days before the first day of the next month shall take effect on the first day of the next subsequent month.
(3) Enrollments shall be processed on a first-in basis during any given month.
B. The utility shall drop a customer from its current supplier when another supplier enrolls the customer.
C. A utility shall process an electronic transaction for enrollment regardless of whether the customer is currently supplied by another supplier or by the utility.
D. A utility shall compensate a retail supplier through a cash exchange, an adjustment of gas usage, or an adjustment of delivery volumes for the portion of the first month during which gas is delivered to a customer of the retail supplier within 90 days of the first supply of gas to the customer.
E. A supplier may not require that a customer provide it with advance notice, written or otherwise, before the customer switches to another supplier or to sales service.