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TERMS OF SERVICE This document ( Agreement ) sets out the Terms of Service for the purchase of electricity between Fulcrum Retail Energy LLC d/b/a Amigo Energy ( Amigo Energy , we and us ) and you,
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TERMS OF SERVICE This document ( Agreement ) sets out the Terms of Service for the purchase of electricity between Fulcrum Retail Energy LLC d/b/a Amigo Energy ( Amigo Energy , we and us ) and you, the customer ( you , your and Customer ). Customer and Amigo Energy may be referred to individually as a Party or collectively as Parties herein. Your electricity requirements at the service location or ESI ID designated by you on your Enrollment or Renewal Form will be served under this Agreement. This Agreement shall not be applicable to Customers who have a time of use meter. Amigo Energy is your Retail Electric Provider ( REP ). Amigo Energy sets the charges you pay for retail electric service. The electricity that Amigo Energy sells to you must be transported to your service location over transmission and distribution systems which will continue to be regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas ( PUCT ) and owned by a Transmission and Distribution Service Provider ( TDSP ). The PUCT reviews and approves the rates that the TDSP can charge to transport and distribute electricity to your service location. These charges are passed on by Amigo Energy to you, the Customer, along with certain charges and fees assessed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas ( ERCOT ). Types of Products We provide electricity under three different product types: fixed rate, indexed and variable price. Your EFL specifies the product type and the term that applies to your contract. Please note that only those parts of this Product Types section that describe your specific product type will apply to your contract. Fixed Rate Products. Fixed Rate Products have a contract term of at least three months. The price of a fixed rate product may only change during a contract term to reflect actual changes in TDSP charges, changes to the ERCOT or Texas Regional Entity administrative fees charged to loads, or changes resulting from federal, state or local laws that impose new or modified fees or costs on us that are beyond our control. Price changes resulting from these limited circumstances do not require us to provide you with advance notice, however, each bill issued for your remaining contract term will notify you that a price change has been made. Term Indexed Products. Term indexed products have a contract term of at least three months and a price that changes according to a pre-defined pricing formula that is based on publicly available indices or information. The price for term indexed products may also change without advance notice to reflect actual changes in TDSP charges; changes to the ERCOT or Texas Regional Entity administrative fees charged to loads; or changes resulting from federal, state or local laws or regulatory actions that impose new or modified fees or costs on us that are beyond our control. Month-to-Month Indexed Products. Month-to-Month indexed products have a contract term of thirty-one (31) days or less and a price that changes according to a pre-defined pricing formula that is based on publicly available indices or information. The price for month-to-month indexed products may also change without advance notice to reflect actual changes in TDSP charges, changes to the ERCOT or Texas Regional Entity administrative fees charged to loads, or changes resulting from federal, state or local laws or regulatory actions that impose new or modified fees or costs on us that are beyond our control. Variable Price Products. The price of a variable product can change, without notice to you, after your first billing cycle at the sole discretion of Amigo Energy. Variable price products have a contract term of thirty-one (31) days or less and a price that varies according to the method disclosed on your EFL. JustGreen Product Renewable energy certificates or attributes equivalent to 100% of your electricity usage, for a flat fee each month. You may request to discontinue use of JustGreen at any time, so long as you are not in breach of this Agreement. JustGreen may be suspended or discontinued by us at any time (you will then stop paying for it but the rest of this Agreement will remain in effect). Length of Service Your service under this Agreement will begin on your next meter reading date according to applicable rules. In the event that your TDSP is unable to perform the switch as scheduled, you will continue to receive electricity service from your current provider and will not receive a bill from Amigo Energy until the actual switch occurs. This date will appear on your first bill. Your initial length of service is indicated on your Enrollment or Renewal Form and/or in the EFL. For term products, a contract expiration notice will be sent at least 14 days prior to the end of the initial contract term. If you fail to renew your contract with Amigo Energy or switch to another REP, your service will automatically continue on a month-tomonth basis after the expiration of your initial contract on the Default Renewal Product, which is a variable price product whose price will be determined by current market conditions until cancelled by either you or Amigo Energy. Option to Blend-and-Extend The Customer may request Amigo Energy to structure a new blend-and-extend contract that allows the Customer to benefit from the lower market rates in exchange for lengthening its term of contract with Amigo Energy. Following such request, at Amigo Energy s option, Amigo Energy will structure and offer such contract to Customer, who may then choose to accept such contract. In the event that the Customer chooses not to accept the offered contract, Customer will continue to be served under its existing contract with Amigo Energy. Right to Rescission If you are switching to Amigo Energy from a different REP, you may rescind this Agreement without penalty at any time before midnight of the third federal business day after receiving this Agreement. PUCT rules permit Amigo Energy to assume that you will receive this Agreement three (3) federal business days after we mail it to you. You may call us or write to us to rescind this Agreement at or toll-free (888)-4-MY-AMIGO and P.O. Box 3607, Houston, Texas Right to Cancel Amigo Energy may cancel your Agreement if you do not pay your bills in full and on time. We may also cancel this Agreement if we are no longer a REP in your areas or for any other lawful reason, including in response to changing market conditions. Amigo Energy will provide you with written notice at least fourteen (14) days prior to cancellation. Customer may cancel this Agreement without penalty in the event Amigo Energy can no longer provide service. Customer may also cancel this Agreement without penalty by giving notice of a move to a different premise and providing reasonable proof of such move, including but not limited to a forwarding address. In the absence of such proof, Amigo Energy will charge an Early Termination Fee as stated in your EFL. If Customer contacts Amigo Energy directly to cancel, the Early Termination Fee will be waived. In the event of cancellation, (i) you will have to contact another REP directly to have your electric service reconnected and (ii) all amounts owed by you to Amigo Energy shall become immediately due and payable. Billing & Payment Following the switch to Amigo Energy from your current provider, you may receive a bill for less than one month s service. After the initial bill, you will receive a new bill from Amigo Energy each month for each ESI ID for which you are receiving service pursuant to this Agreement. Should you switch providers before the end of your billing cycle you will receive a bill for a partial month of service for the last month s service. Additionally, Amigo Energy will bill you on behalf of your TDSP for the services the TDSP provides. All bills are due and payable 16 days from the date on the bill for service to all ESI IDs. If actual charges are not available to Amigo Energy at the time of preparation of your invoice, Amigo Energy reserves the right to bill you on good faith estimates of charges for the month. If estimated charges are included on your invoice, they shall be identified as such and shall be reconciled against actual charges once Amigo Energy has received such actual charges. JustGreen Option We will purchase and retire renewable energy certificates or attributes equivalent to 100% of your electricity usage. You can request to discontinue the purchase of renewable energy certificates or attributes at any time, so long as you are not in breach of this Agreement at the time of the request. We can suspend or discontinue JustGreen at any time (you will then stop paying for it but the rest of this Agreement will remain in effect). Renewable energy certificates or attributes that we purchase and retire on your behalf will: (a) relate to renewable energy produced in the year you pay for the units and (b) remain our legal property. Additional Charges & Fees Amigo Energy will charge a one-time late payment penalty of 5% for each delinquent month s charges that remain unpaid after the bill due date, unless you qualify for the low-income rate reduction program. Additionally, Amigo Energy will charge 1) a $25 fee for any returned check, electronic fund transfer or credit card transaction not processed due to insufficient funds or credit availability, 2) a $22 disconnection notice fee for issuance of an electric service disconnection notice (this fee will be assessed regardless of whether your electric service is actually disconnected), 3) a $20 reconnection fee in the event that Amigo Energy processes a reconnection transaction on your account. Such fees are in addition to any disconnect/reconnect fees that may be assessed by your TDSP, and 4) for plan specific fees please refer to that plan s EFL. Acceptance by us of any partial payment from you will not relieve you of your obligation to pay the full amount owed. You will be responsible for any non-recurring fees assessed by the TDSP and/or Amigo Energy associated with requests for move-in or switch, self-selected switches, disconnection and reconnection fees, previous billing errors, meter tampering or meter read errors, or other errors or omissions. Payment & Discount Programs In certain circumstances for which Customer must qualify, you may have the right to establish a payment arrangement or deferred payment plan with Amigo Energy. A payment plan allows you to pay your bill after the due date, but before the next bill is due. A deferred payment plan is an arrangement between Amigo Energy and a Customer that permits the Customer to pay an outstanding bill in installments that extend beyond the due date of the next bill. Amigo Energy will confirm all deferred payment plans in writing. Amigo Energy offers an Average Billing Plan to give you the convenience of having a predictable monthly bill amount. To qualify for the Average Billing Plan, a Customer must not be currently delinquent. Delinquent Customers should contact Amigo Energy to determine if they qualify for the Average Billing Plan. The average energy charge is calculated by using up to your last twelve (12) months kwh usage multiplied by your current price per kwh, divided by twelve (12) months. This amount is added to your estimated monthly TDSP charges, your base monthly charge, and any applicable regulatory charges, assessments and taxes. Additionally, you remain responsible for any non-recurring charges from your TDSP. Periodically, but not less than once each year, Amigo Energy will review your account and calculate a new average bill amount accordingly; any overpayment will be credited to your account or refunded to you, and any underpayment will be collected from you in equal installments over the next AMG-RES-1216-V1 P.O. Box 3607, Houston, Texas PUCT License Number: 10081 reconciliation period. You may opt-out of the Average Billing Plan at any time by paying your full balance due and providing written notice of your desire to be removed from the Average Billing Plan to Amigo Energy. The Average Billing Plan does not affect your obligation to pay for all actual usage and other associated charges, taxes and fees. Failure to pay your monthly bill on or before the stated due date may result in Amigo Energy proceeding with normal collection activities including the assessment of late fees, disconnection for non-pay, etc. If you need help paying your bill, you may qualify for additional low-income energy assistance programs in your community. Amigo Energy offers each Customer the opportunity to voluntarily contribute to a bill payment assistance program for qualified residential Customers. You may find more information about Amigo Energy's bill payment assistance program on your billing statement. Additional information regarding any of the aforementioned programs may be obtained by contacting an Amigo Energy customer service representative at (or (888)-4-MY-AMIGO). Default & Disconnection of Service for Nonpayment If you fail to remit payment as specified above in Billing and Payment, Amigo Energy may order the TDSP to disconnect electric service to the premise(s) served under this Agreement. You will be liable to Amigo Energy for all billed amounts and any charges associated with disconnection of service for nonpayment and reconnection. We reserve the right to pursue all legal remedies available to us to collect any amounts lawfully owed. In the event you fail to pay your bill in accordance with this Agreement, you agree to pay reasonable collection costs and expenses (including attorney s fees and third party collection fees) we incur as a result of our attempt to collect any amounts you owe. In the event that you have more than one agreement with Amigo Energy for service to ESI IDs not receiving service under this Agreement, any failure to pay under another agreement with Amigo Energy will constitute a default under this Agreement and shall give Amigo Energy the right to terminate this Agreement and seek any other remedy available to Amigo Energy at law or in equity. Credit Eligibility & Deposits By applying for service, you agree that Amigo Energy may check your personal credit. Failure to demonstrate satisfactory credit, will allow Amigo Energy to require a deposit prior to receiving service. You will not be required to pay an initial deposit, if you are at least 65 years of age and you do not have a current delinquent balance with your current REP, or if you have been a victim of family violence and can provide a certification letter pursuant to PUCT Substantive Rule (a)(3)(D) Customers who provide sufficient information to demonstrate that they qualify for the low-income rate reduction program may pay a required deposit that exceeds $50.00 in two equal installments. Additionally, you may be required to pay a deposit once service has begun if you have paid late twice or been disconnected during the previous twelve (12) months. The total amount of all deposits required shall not exceed an amount equivalent to the greater of one-fifth of the estimated annual billing for electric service or the sum of the estimated billings for electric service for the next two (2) months. The estimated billing for initial deposits is based on a reasonable estimate of the average usage for the applicable customer class. The deposit shall earn and be paid interest as per PUCT guidelines at the stated PUCT rate. Upon termination of the contract or twelve (12) consecutive on-time payments, the deposit, less any money owed, will be returned to the Customer. Special Features of Amigo Energy s EZ Access Program. Amigo Energy offers an EZ Access Program for customers whose credit profile warrants a deposit, but who may not be able to afford to pay the full amount of the deposit up front. This access to electric service is achieved by allowing customers to pay a portion of their required deposit over time. Failure to make full on-time payments that satisfy both your electric usage and deposit installment obligations is considered a failure to comply with the terms under which this Easy Access Program service has been extended. Amigo Energy s offering to allow a portion of the required deposit to be paid over time should in no way be construed as an indication that Amigo Energy applies relaxed standards to payment due dates, termination, or disconnection policies. This program utilizes historical information to forecast bill usage amounts that are reconciled in the following bill. Changes in Laws or Regulations In the event that there is a Change in Law (as defined below), Amigo Energy reserves the right to modify this Terms of Service. Amigo Energy will provide you with fourteen (14) calendar days advance written notice of any modification, either in your bill or in a separate mailing. The modifications will become effective on the date stated in the notice unless you cancel your Agreement in writing. You may cancel your Agreement without penalty no later than the effective date of the modification. Notice is not required for a modification that benefits you. Change in Law means any change in federal, state or local law or any legislative or regulatory action that imposes new or modified fees or costs on Amigo Energy that are beyond Amigo Energy's control. Dispute Procedures If you have any questions, concerns, complaints or a dispute regarding your Amigo Energy service or this Agreement, please call our Customer Service number at or toll-free (888)-4-MY-AMIGO. See Your Rights as a Customer for further information on customer disputes. Any communications concerning disputed debts, including an instrument tendered as full satisfaction of a debt, are to be sent to the attention of the Legal Department at Fulcrum Retail Energy LLC d/b/a Amigo Energy P.O. Box 3607, Houston, Texas Any dispute with respect to a bill is deemed to be waived unless Amigo Energy is notified in writing within sixty (60) days of the bill date. Discrimination Amigo Energy cannot deny service or require a prepayment or deposit for service based on a customer s race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, lawful source of income, level of income, disability, familial status, location of customer in a economically-distressed geographic area or qualification for low-income or energy efficiency services. Further, Amigo Energy cannot use a credit score, credit history, or utility payment data as the basis for determining the price for residential electric service for a product with a term of 12 months or less. Customer Warranties Customer warrants and represents that: (i) Customer is the owner or lessee of record for all ESI ID locations to be served hereunder and Customer has the authority to enter into this Agreement for service to each of these ESI IDs; (ii) any and all of the data given, and representations made, concerning electric service to its ESI IDs are true and correct to the best of Customer's knowledge; and (iii) Customer shall consume and not resell any power purchased hereunder with the exception of power consumed by Customer's tenants or lessees. WARRANTY CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT AMIGO ENERGY DOES NOT PRODUCE, TRANSMIT OR DISTRIBUTE POWER AND, AS A RESULT, AMIGO ENERGY CANNOT WARRANT, AND DOES NOT WARRANT IN ANY MANNER, THE ELECTRICITY PROVIDED. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, SHALL APPLY TO AMIGO ENERGY'S PERFORMANCE OF ITS OBLIGATIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED AND CUSTOMER HEREBY WAIVES ALL SUCH WARRANTIES. AMIGO ENERGY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE SUFFICIENCY, QUALITY OR CONTINUATION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN. LIMITATION OF REMEDIES, LIABILITY AND DAMAGES THE REMEDY IN ANY CLAIM OR SUIT BY YOU AGAINST AMIGO ENERGY WILL BE LIMITED TO DIRECT ACTUA
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