60 The 2054 MDth/d figure includes 48 MDth/d of shrinkage and exchange. 61 PG&E notes that the new combined cycle power plants use 25 to 50% less natural gas than steam turbine plants to produce the same amount of electricity. 62 PG&E's load factor of 68.4% is used to determine the annual firm rate. 63 Pursuant to Rule 73 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, we take official notice of the CEC's report. 64 It is unclear from Figure 14 of the CEC's report whether the gas supplied to plants through private pipelines are included in this average daily demand.

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