Maine EBT Standards Document
To establish a set of mutually agreed upon standards, all participants must first have a mutual understanding of the business relationships to which the standards will be applied in accordance with the Commission’s Rules. The following represents the current understanding of these responsibilities and relationships.
Provides appropriate authorization to a CES for release of historical consumption information from the T&D to that CES.
Selects one CES for enrollment per T&D account.
Provides the applicable T&D account identification to the CES.
Provides the appropriate authorization for the CES to enroll the Customer.
Selects a billing option per T&D account from CES, if offered or applicable.
Notifies CES to drop from CES to standard offer service; alternatively may contact T&D to drop to standard offer service but may incur charge with this option.
Notifies T&D of a move, initiation or disconnect of T&D service.
Obtains license from the Maine Public Utilities Commission.
Enters into a service agreement with each T&D.
Obtains the appropriate authorization from the Customer for historical consumption information to be released by the T&D to the CES.
Obtains the appropriate authorization from the Customer for enrollment.
Obtains the applicable information from the Customer, required to enroll the Customer on the T&D’s records as receiving generation service from the CES.
Submits request for Enrollment after the 8 day Customer rescission period has passed. (for customers under 100kW per MPUC Chapter 305) Note, one enrollment per T&D account and one billing option per T&D account.
Sends the applicable information via EDI transaction to the T&D for Customer enrollment, changes, or termination of generation service.
Provides the T&D with billing rates and pricing information for the T&D Consolidated billing option or renders its own bills to customers for generation service.
Maintains its own set of records to reconcile information from the T&D related to Customer information and accounts receivable.
Completes required training and electronic systems testing of the electronic business transactions prior to customer enrollment.
Identifies both a business and a technical contact to facilitate inter-business communications (may be the same person).
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