AEP SAC04 Use - AEP - Customer Service by abstraks

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Shown below are the SAC04 codes that American Electric Power (AEP) uses for Customer Choice in Texas.
AEP reserves the right to include additional codes in the future, and will make every effort to notify market
participants in advance of any such changes.

Some charges to Competitive Retailers are invoiced on paper and mailed, including Transport Charge,
Transition Charge-Off Allowance/Discount, Work Performed Labor/Materials, Returned Instrument (check) Charge,
Copying Fee, Special Metering & Non-standard Metering Reports, Special Products/Service fees, SOME Special
Billing Service Fees, and Additional Facilities/Equipment and Service Charges.
                                      AEP's SAC04 Codes

 EDI          EDI Description                            Definition                       Charge        AEP's
 Code                                                                                      Level      Description
ADJ006   Franchise Fee Adjustment       CTP’s that own facilities in the rights-of-way     Rate     Gross Receipts
                                        of municipalities shall compensate each                     Fee
                                        municipality.
BAS001   Customer Charge                Charge associated with providing routine           Rate     Customer Charge
                                        customer service and billing services for a
                                        premise account.
BAS003   Meter Point                    Charge associated with reading and                 Rate     Metering Charge
                                        maintaining meter services for premise
                                        accounts.
CRE027   Utility Service Quality -      Credits issued to the end-use customers for       Account   Quality of Service
         System performance Credit      not meeting System Performance Standards                    Credits
                                        as agreed in PUCT Docket 19265. This
                                        credit expires at the end of 2007.

CRE028   Utility Service Quality -      Credits issued to the end-use customers for       Account   Quality of Service
         Circuit Performance Credit     not meeting Circuit Performance Standards                   Credits
                                        as agreed in PUCT Docket 19265. This
                                        credit expires at the end of 2007.

CRE029   Utility Service Quality -      Credits issued to the end-use customers for       Account   Quality of Service
         Connect Service                not meeting Connect Service Performance                     Credits
         Performance Credit             Standards as agreed in PUCT Docket
                                        19265. This credit expires at the end of
                                        2007.
DIS001   Distribution Charge            Charge associated with the transportation of       Rate     Distribution
                                        energy over Distribution owned wires and                    System Charge
                                        utility poles to a retail customer's premise.
                                        This charge is applicable to meter, non
                                        metered, outdoor light, and street light loads.

DSC001   Discount for TC Withholding A Write-Off allowance issued to the Rep of             B2B     Transition Charge
                                      Record for any write-offs incurred due to                     (TC1)
                                      Transition Charge 1 (TC1).
DSC002   Transition Charge-Off        A Write-Off allowance issued to the Rep of            B2B     Transition Charge
         Allowance                    Record for any write-offs incurred due to                     (TC2)
                                      Transition Charge 2 (TC2).
DSC005   State College and University Credit for State College and University.             Rate     State College and
         Discount                                                                                   University Credit

FAC001   Equipment and Service          Charge for when customer leases AEP                Rate     Facility Monthly
         Charge                         owned equipment.                                            Maintenance
                                                                                                    Service Fee
INT001   Interest charged to the CR     Charge on amounts found to be billed in             B2B     Interest Charged
         by the TDSP for disputed       error or not paid in a billing dispute that is              To CR
         invoices                       later found to be in the other party's favor.
INT003   Interest Paid on Improperly    Credit paid to Competitive Retailer (CR) as         B2B     Interest Paid by
         Invoiced Charges/ITC           a result of determining an amount invoiced                  AEP
         Adjustment Interest -          by the TDSP that was paid by the CR and
         Interest paid by the TDSP to   later found to be in error and not corrected
         the CR                         within 2 billing cycles.
MSC022   Competition Transition         Charge or Credit to recover or refund funds        Rate     Competition
         Charge (CTC)                   that AEP had before deregulation.                           Transition Charge



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                                         AEP's SAC04 Codes

 EDI          EDI Description                              Definition                        Charge        AEP's
 Code                                                                                         Level      Description
MSC023   Competition Transition           Charge or Credit to recover or refund funds         Rate     Rate Case
         Charge 2 (CTC2)                  that AEP had before deregulation.                            Surcharge (RCE) /
                                                                                                       True Case
                                                                                                       Expense (TCE)
MSC024   System Benefit Fund (SBF)        A non-bypassable charge administered by             Rate     System Benefit
                                          the PUCT to provide funding for Customer                     Fund
                                          Education Programs, programs to assist low-
                                          income electric customers and cover tax
                                          shortfalls in small communities affected by
                                          de-regulation.
MSC025   Nuclear decommissioning                                                              Rate     Nuclear
         (NDF)                                                                                         Decommissioning
MSC029   Distribution System Charge       Charge to recover stranded costs that are           Rate     Transition Charge
                                          securitized.                                                 (TC1)
MSC030   Returned Instrument              Fee for instruments returned unpaid by a             B2B     Returned
                                          financial institution to the Company                         Instrument Fee
MSC034   Special Products/Services        Charge for providing Interval data reading         Account   Special
                                          reports, printed translation of pulse data, etc.             Products/Service
                                                                                                       Fees
ODL003   Street Lighting - Facilities     Variable charges assessed for the use of            Rate     Street Light
                                          Distribution equipment in lighting situations                Facilities Charge
                                          intended to benefit the public (i.e. street
                                          lighting, parking lot, pedestrian walkway
                                          lighting and overhead sign lighting)

ODL005   Outdoor Lighting - Facilities    Variable charges assessed to Unmetered              Rate     Outdoor Light
                                          lighting service supplied exclusively to one                 Facilities Charge
                                          or more existing outdoor lamps. Used by
                                          residential and commercial end use
                                          customers.
ODL006   Lighting - Asset Recovery        Charge associated with the repair or               Account   Outdoor / Street
                                          removal of lighting equipment (Outdoor                       Light Repairs
                                          Lights, Street Lights, etc)
RRR001   Excess Mitigation Credit         Represents the portion of excess earnings           Rate     Excess Mitigation
                                          to be returned to the end use Customer.                      Charge

RRR006   Regulatory Commission        Provides for a monthly credit calculated as a           Rate     Rate Reduction
         Mandated Refund              percentage of the Retail Customer’s                              Credit
                                      distribution base rate revenue as agreed to
                                      in the merger between AEP and CSW. This
                                      credit expires on May 29, 2007.
RRR008   Merger Savings Credit        Provides for a monthly credit calculated as a           Rate     Merger Savings
                                      percentage of the Retail Customer’s                              Credit
                                      distribution base rate revenue as agreed to
                                      in the merger between AEP and CSW. This
                                      credit expires on May 29, 2007.
SER010   Special Meter Read           This fee is charged for obtaining an actual            Account   Out of Cycle Meter
                                      reading for the purpose of a switch or                           Reads
                                      estimating a reading for the purpose of a
                                      switch due to Denial of Access.
SER011   Out of Cycle Meter Reading - This fee is charged for estimating a reading           Account   Out of Cycle Meter
         Regular Hours                for the purpose of a Mass Transition Switch                      Reads



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                                     AEP's SAC04 Codes

 EDI          EDI Description                          Definition                     Charge        AEP's
 Code                                                                                  Level      Description
SER015   Connection Charge - Other     This fee is charged when processing a          Account   Move In Charges
         Connections Labor             Move In for a premises utilizing Current
                                       Transformer (CT) Metering
SER019   Service Connection            This fee is charged when processing a          Account   Move In Charges
                                       Move In for a premise utilizing Self
                                       Contained Metering.
SER024   Disconnect at Meter           This fee is charged for performing a           Account   Disconnect for
                                       Disconnect for Non Pay (DNP) on a routine                Non Pay - At Meter
                                       basis and disconnecting at the meter.

SER026   Disconnect at Pole,           This fee is charged for performing a           Account   Disconnect for
         Weatherhead or Secondary      Disconnect for Non Pay (DNP) on a routine                Non Pay - At
         Box                           basis and disconnecting at a premium                     Premium Location
                                       location (Weatherhead, Pole, or
                                       Transformer, etc).
SER029   Priority Reconnect            This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
                                       premise on a routine basis after a DNP                   DNP - Standard At
                                       which was disconnected at a Premium                      Premium Location
                                       Location.
SER030   Reconnect at Meter Regular    This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Hours - Regular Route         premise on a routine basis after a DNP                   DNP - Standard At
                                       which was disconnected at the Meter.                     Meter
SER031   Reconnect at Meter Regular    This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Hours - Special Route         premise on a priority basis after a DNP                  DNP - Priority At
                                       which was disconnected at the Meter.                     Meter
SER032   Reconnect at Meter Outside    This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Regular Hours - Non Holiday   premise on a weekend after a DNP which                   DNP - At Meter
                                       was disconnected at the Meter.                           (Weekend)
SER033   Reconnect at Meter Outside    This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Regular Hours - Holiday       premise on a holiday after a DNP which was               DNP - At Meter
                                       disconnected at the Meter.                               (Holiday)
SER034   Reconnect at Pole,            This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Weatherhead or Secondary      premise on a priority basis after a DNP                  DNP - Priority At
         Box - Regular Hours           which was disconnected at a Premium                      Premium Location
                                       Location.
SER035   Reconnect at Pole,            This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Weatherhead or Secondary      premise on a weekend after a DNP which                   DNP - At Premium
         Box - Non Holiday             was disconnected at a Premium Location.                  Location
                                                                                                (Weekend)

SER036   Reconnect at Pole,            This fee is charged for reconnecting a         Account   Reconnect After
         Weatherhead or Secondary      premise on a holiday after a DNP which was               DNP - At Premium
         Box - Holiday                 disconnected at a Premium Location.                      Location (Holiday)

SER046   Temporary Facilities B        This fee is charged when the electrical        Account   Builder's
                                       service connection requested is to provide               Construction
                                       service in conjunction with the construction             Service Fee
                                       of a new consuming facility that will have
                                       permanent service.




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                                     AEP's SAC04 Codes

 EDI          EDI Description                            Definition                      Charge        AEP's
 Code                                                                                     Level      Description
SER053   Temporary Service              This fee is charged when the electrical          Account   Temporary
                                        service connection requested is defined as                 Service Fee
                                        Temporary Service and the requested
                                        service is not in conjunction with the
                                        construction of a new consuming facility that
                                        will have permanent service.
SER058   Meter Test                     This fee is charged for performing a meter       Account   Meter Test Fee -
                                        test on a Self Contained Meter when the                    Self Contained
                                        meter is found to be within the accuracy
                                        standards established by the applicable
                                        legal authority.
SER062   Meter Test - Three Phase       This fee is charged for performing a meter       Account   Meter Test Fee -
         Instrument Rated               test on a Competitive Meter when the meter                 Competitive Meter
                                        is found to be within the accuracy standards
                                        established by the applicable legal authority.

SER063   Meter Test - Instrument      This fee is charged for performing a meter         Account   Meter Test Fee -
         Rated                        test on a Current Transformer (CT) Meter                     CT Meter
                                      when the meter is found to be within the
                                      accuracy standards established by the
                                      applicable legal authority.
SER070   Service Call                 This fee is charged for responding to a            Account   Service Call Fee -
                                      service call that is determined to be a                      Business Hours
                                      customer problem rather than a Company
                                      problem and work was performed during
                                      Business Hours.
SER071   Service Call After Hours     This fee is charged for responding to a            Account   Service Call Fee -
                                      service call that is determined to be a                      After Business
                                      customer problem rather than a Company                       Hours
                                      problem and work was performed After
                                      Hours or on a Non Business Day.
SER072   Tampering                    Charges for unauthorized reconnection or           Account   Meter Tampering
                                      other tampering with Company metering                        Fee
                                      facilities or any theft of electric service by
                                      any person on the end-use-customer's
                                      premises.
SER073   Off-Site Meter Reading       Charge for the installation of an Off Site         Account   OMR Fee
         (OMR) Equipment              Meter (OMR) at the end-use customer's
         Installation - Regular Hours premise.
SER076   Automated Meter Reading      Charge for the installation of a Self              Account   AMR Fee - Single
         Equipment Installation       Contained Single Phase Automated Meter                       Phase Self
         Single Phase Self Contained Reading (AMR) meter at the end-use                            Contained
                                      customer's premise.
SER077   Automated Meter Reading      Charge for the installation of a Self              Account   AMR Fee - Three
         Equipment Installation       Contained Three Phase Automated Meter                        Phase Self
         Three Phase Self Contained Reading (AMR) meter at the end-use                             Contained
                                      customer's premise.
SER078   Automated Meter Reading      Charge for the installation of a Instrument        Account   AMR Fee - Single
         Equipment Installation       Rated Single Phase Automated Meter                           Phase CT Meter
         Single Phase Instrument      Reading (AMR) meter at the end-use
         Rated                        customer's premise.




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                                         AEP's SAC04 Codes

 EDI          EDI Description                              Definition                      Charge        AEP's
 Code                                                                                       Level      Description
SER079   Automated Meter Reading          Charge for the installation of a Instrument      Account   AMR Fee - Three
         Equipment Installation           Rated Three Phase Automated Meter                          Phase CT Meter
         Three Phase Instrument           Reading (AMR) meter at the end-use
         Rated                            customer's premise.
SER082   Advance Metering Interval        Charges for the installation of an Interval      Account   IDR Fee
         Load Data Equipment              Data Recorder (IDR) Meter at the end use
         Installation - Labor             customer's premise.
SER083   Advanced Metering Interval       This fee is charged for installing an Interval   Account   IDR Fee
         Load Data Equipment              Data Recorder (IDR) meter with K-Y-Z
         Installation - Transportation    Outputs at the end-use customer's premise.

SER084   Advanced Metering Interval  This fee is charged for installing a Non              Account   IDR Fee
         Load Data Equipment         Typical Interval Data Recorder (IDR) meter
         Installation - Material     at the end-use customer's premise.
SER107   Miscellaneous Discretionary This fee is charged for replacing a broken            Account   Broken Meter Seal
         - Material                  meter seal where no self connection                             Fee
                                     occurred.
SER109   Miscellaneous Discretionary Charge which temporary increases Texas                 Rate     Bonded Rate Rider
         - Transportation            Central's base rates until a final order is
                                     approved by the PUCT in Docket 33309.
SER130   Broken Meter Seal           This fee is charge for replacing a broken             Account   Broken Meter Seal
                                     meter seal where a self connection occurred.                    Fee

SER131   Service Conductor Temp           Charges for the temporary removal of a           Account   Service Conductor
         Removal                          service drop where two business day notice                 Temp Removal
                                          was not given or the work was requested to                 Fee
                                          be performed during Non business hours.

SER132   Dispatch Order                   This fee is charged for canceling an order at    Account   Dispatch Order
                                          the CR's request which has been scheduled                  Termination Fee
                                          to be worked or the work cannot be
                                          performed due to lack of access or other
                                          cause not the fault of the Company.

SER133   Denial of Access to Meter        This fee is charged to Critical Load             Account   Inaccessible Fee
                                          customers for denial access to company
                                          equipment or facilities.
SER138   Non TDSP owned Meter             This fee is charged for installing or removing   Account   Competitive
         Installation                     non company meters.                                        Metering Fee
TRN001   Transmission Charge              Charge associated with transporting energy        Rate     Transmission
                                          through Transmission System owned                          Charge
                                          facilities.
TRN002   Transmission Cost                Charge or credit for wholesale transmission       Rate     Transmission Cost
         Recovery Factor                  cost changes approved or allowed by the                    Recovery Factor
                                          commission, to the extent that such costs
                                          vary from the transmission service cost
                                          used to determine the rates of the
                                          distribution provider.




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