1200 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007-2927

 

Phoenix Office: (602) 542-4251

 

Tucson Office: (520) 628-6550

 

Toll Free In-State Only:

1-(800) 222-7000

Electric Terminology

Below are definitions of terms commonly used in the electric industry. This list is not designed to be comprehensive, but rather to give a basic definition. Some of these terms have specific regulatory or technical definitions as spelled out in law or statute. In those situations, the legal or technical definition takes precedence


Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee:


Bundled service:


Certificate of Convenience & Necessity (CC & N):


Competitive services:


Demand:


Distribution lines:


Distribution service:


Electric Service Provider (ESP):


Environmental Portfolio Standard (EPS):


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC):


Generation:


Green pricing:


Interruptible electric service:


Kilowatt (kW):


Kilowatt-hour (Kwh):


Line extension:


Master meter:


Megawatt (MW):


Meter Reading Service Provider (MRSP):


Meter reading service:


Meter Service Provider (MSP):


Meter service:


Meter:


Metering and metering service:


Point of Delivery:


Power:


Residential use:


Service area:


Service line:


Tariffs:


Transmission service:


Unbundled service:


Utility Distribution Company (UDC):


Utility:

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Arizona Corporation Commission

1200 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

Corporations Division

1300 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

Tucson Office (Walk-ins only)

400 W. Congress Street

Tucson, AZ 85701