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NSTAR ELECTRIC M.D.T.E. No.

360
COMMONWEALTH ELECTRIC COMPANY Cancels M.D.T.E. No. 467

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POWER PURCHASE

RATE P-1
(Closed)
AVAILABILITY

This rate is available to a qualifying small power producer or cogeneration facility (the "Seller")
who has an electric service agreement which was executed prior to August 1, 2000. This rate is for
the purchase of electricity by the Company from the Seller in accordance with such applicable
regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy (the “M.D.T.E.”)
as may be in effect from time to time. This rate is subject to the Company's Standards for
Interconnection with Small Power Producers and Cogenerators, the Company's Terms and
Conditions - Distribution Service and the Company's printed requirements, each as may be in effect
from time to time.

CHARACTER OF SERVICE

The Company will accept delivery of 60 hertz, alternating current power at a voltage and phase
compatible with its system in the vicinity of the Seller's premises.

SHORT-RUN CAPACITY RATE

The short-run capacity rate shall be zero (0).

ENERGY PURCHASE RATE

(option a):
Except as provided at options (b) and (c) in this energy purchase rate, the Company will pay
for electric energy delivered to it at an energy purchase rate per kilowatt-hour which is
separately determined for each of the Company's rating periods, as defined herein, and
applied to electric energy which is separately metered and delivered to the Company during
each such rating period. The energy purchase rate applicable to each rating period shall be
as follows:

Primary Voltage Purchases:

Peak Load Period = 0.03138 $/Kwh


Low Load Period = 0.02671 $/Kwh
Total Period = 0.02741 $/Kwh

Secondary Voltage Purchases:

Peak Load Period = 0.03259 $/Kwh


Low Load Period = 0.02779 $/Kwh
Total Period = 0.02850 $/Kwh

Issued by: Thomas J. May Filed: January 31, 2003


President Effective: March 1, 2003
NSTAR ELECTRIC M.D.T.E. No. 360
COMMONWEALTH ELECTRIC COMPANY Cancels M.D.T.E. No. 467

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POWER PURCHASE

RATE P-1
(Closed)

ENERGY PURCHASE RATE (continued)

(option b):
A Seller who operates a qualifying small power production or cogeneration facility with a
design capacity of 60 kilowatts or less may elect to sell separately metered electric energy to
the Company at a price determined in accordance with option (a) above, but calculated
without regard for the Company's rating periods defined herein.

(option c):
A Seller who operates a qualifying small power production or cogeneration facility with a
design capacity of 60 kilowatts or less may elect to connect such equipment to the load side of
the Company's meter used to measure electric energy furnished to the Seller by the Company.
This arrangement will permit the Seller's generation to reduce the amount of electric energy
recorded on the meter as a sale by the Company and, during times when the Seller's
generation exceeds his load, to cause the meter register to run backwards. Should a Seller, in
aggregate, supply more electric energy to the Company than is taken from the Company
during any billing period, the Company will purchase electric energy supplied by the Seller in
excess of the electric energy taken from the Company, all during such billing period, at a price
determined pursuant to the provisions of option (a), if such excess electric energy is separately
determined during each of the Company's rating periods, or pursuant to the provisions of
option (b) otherwise. Further, this option (c) shall not relieve the Seller from the obligation to
pay to the Company any otherwise applicable minimum charge as set forth in the Company's
rate schedule applicable to electric energy furnished to the Seller. Where such rate schedule
does not contain a separately stated minimum charge, the minimum charge shall be deemed to
be equal to the price of the first energy step of such rate schedule.

A Seller electing option (b) or (c) shall not be eligible to receive payment under the short-run
capacity rate as specified above. Any option selected by a Seller under this energy purchase
rate may not be changed more frequently than once in any twelve month period.

Issued by: Thomas J. May Filed: January 31, 2003


President Effective: March 1, 2003
NSTAR ELECTRIC M.D.T.E. No. 360
COMMONWEALTH ELECTRIC COMPANY Cancels M.D.T.E. No. 467

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POWER PURCHASE

RATE P-1
(Closed)
RATING PERIODS

Peak Load Period:

During that portion of the year when eastern daylight savings time is in effect, the peak load
period shall be defined as the period beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. on all
weekdays, Monday through Friday.

During that portion of the year when eastern standard time is in effect, the peak period shall
be defined as the period beginning at 4:00 p.m. and ending at 9:00 p.m. on all weekdays,
Monday through Friday.

Low Load Period:

The low load period shall be defined as all hours not included in the peak load period.

TERMS OF PAYMENT

Unless the Seller elects otherwise in writing, the Company will render payment for all electricity
purchased under the terms of this rate schedule by check. If the Seller so elects, the Company will
credit its payment against the Seller's bill for power furnished by the Company. Such election may
not be changed more frequently than once in any twelve-month period.

INTERCONNECTION REQUIREMENTS

The Company will make an inspection of the Seller's installation at no cost to Seller and determine
the requirements for interconnecting its system with the Seller's equipment in accordance with the
Company's Standards for Interconnection with Small Power Producers and Cogenerators. The
Seller shall provide such required additional facilities, if any, as may be the responsibility of Seller
in order to comply with such Standards. All incremental costs incurred by the Company to
interconnect the Seller's equipment with the Company's system shall be paid by the Seller. The
Seller will pay the standard charges for the interconnection equipment as set forth in the
Company's Interconnection Charges and Information, (the "Interconnection Information") as on
file with the M.D.T.E. from time to time. In the event that the Seller requests or the Company
requires interconnection equipment that is not included in the Company's Interconnection
Information, the Company shall separately evaluate and price the items in accordance with good
utility practice. At the Seller's option, interconnection costs, including any applicable carrying
charges may be paid to the Company monthly over a period not to exceed 36 months.

Issued by: Thomas J. May Filed: January 31, 2003


President Effective: March 1, 2003
NSTAR ELECTRIC M.D.T.E. No. 360
COMMONWEALTH ELECTRIC COMPANY Cancels M.D.T.E. No. 467

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POWER PURCHASE

RATE P-1
(Closed)
METERING EQUIPMENT

The Company will determine the metering installation required to record quantities of electricity
purchased by it. The Company will furnish, install, own and maintain the metering equipment
unless the Seller elects to own such metering equipment and to pay the Company the invoice costs
thereof, as listed in the Interconnection Information. Meters provided by the Seller shall comply
with the Company's metering standards, including the application of meter seals thereto, and at the
Seller's expense, shall be subject to the same inspection and testing applicable to Company-owned
meters. In either case, the Seller shall pay to the Company the applicable and currently effective
monthly charge for incremental costs of meter reading, billing and meter maintenance, as set forth
in the Interconnection Information. In the event that the Company owns the metering equipment,
the Seller shall also pay to the Company the applicable and currently effective monthly carrying
charge for such metering equipment, as set forth in such Interconnection Information. In the event
the Seller requests or the Company requires meters that are not included in the Company's
Interconnection Information, the Company shall separately evaluate and price the items in
accordance with good utility practice.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS

The Company's publication entitled "Standards for Interconnection with Small Power Producers
and Cogenerators," as well as the Company's printed requirements, contain standards for the
construction and operation of Seller's generating equipment and associated electric facilities which
are designed to protect the Seller, Company personnel and the general public from undue hazards
and to prevent interruption in the supply, or interference with the quality, of electricity furnished
by the Company to its Customers. Accordingly, the Company reserves the right to refuse to
interconnect its system with, or to disconnect its system from, any of the Seller's facilities which in
the Company's opinion do not comply with such standards.

TERM

The term shall be as specified in the electric service agreement executed hereunder.

Filed Pursuant to Order of the


Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy
Issued December 27, 1999 in D.T.E. 98-38

Issued by: Thomas J. May Filed: January 31, 2003


President Effective: March 1, 2003