Company that distributes natural gas primarily to end-users. A gas utility.
The entity responsible for receiving natural gas or power from the wholesale transmission system and distributing it to end use customers. LDCs are state-jurisdictional entities whereas most transmission providers are federal jurisdictional. In addition to local delivery of energy, the LDC is typically also responsible for providing metering and billing services. In the electric power industry, LDCs are often called "Distribution Companies" or "DISCOs" for short.(To top of page)
See DISTRIBUTION COMPANY, GAS.
Your local utility, which is still regulated and provides the transportation of electricity and natural gas to your home or business, along with infrastructure maintenance and metering. It is also your default service provider. see also: Default Service
A legal entity engaged primarily in the retail sale and/or delivery of natural gas through a distribution system that includes mainlines (that is, pipelines designed to carry large volumes of gas, usually located under roads or other major right-of-ways) and laterals (that is, pipelines of smaller diameter that connect the end user to the mainline). Since the restructuring of the gas industry, the sale of gas and/or delivery arrangements may be handled by other agents, such as producers, brokers, and marketers that are referred to as "non-LDC."
a retail gas distribution company that delivers natural gas to end users.
LDCs are companies that own and operate electricity distribution systems. They are also known as distributors.
A public utility that delivers natural gas to end-use customers through its own distribution system.
A company that owns or controls the distribution lines and equipment necessary to deliver energy to the customer.
A company that obtains the major portion of its revenues from the operations of a retail distribution system for the delivery of electricity or gas for ultimate consumption.
The public utility that owns, maintains, and operates the distribution lines and equipment necessary to deliver electricity to a home or business. The utility is regulated by the state. Consumers do not have a choice of local distribution companies. ( Back)
(LDC) The utility company that provides the distribution, customer and energy services for natural gas and electricity.
A company which provides the distribution service from the city gate to customer premises. Union Gas, Enbridge Consumers and St. Lawrence Gas are LDC's.
a company that operates or controls the retail distribution system for the delivery of natural gas or electricity.
(see Distribution Utility definition)
Any firm, other than a natural gas pipeline, engaged in the transportation or local distribution of natural gas and its sale to customers that will consume the gas.
A utility that purchases gas for resale to end-use customers and/or delivers customer's gas supplies from interstate pipelines to end-users' facilities.
A utility that owns and operates a natural gas distribution system for the delivery of gas supplies from interstate pipelines at the city gate to the customer.
The local utility company that provides energy distribution services (i.e., wires and pipes).
An entity that owns a distribution system for the delivery of energy to consumers from the IMO-controlled grid.