Non-Bypassable Charges [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 50.2 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 50 -- Domestic Licensing Of Production and Utilization Facilities; General Provisions], non-bypassable charges mean “those charges imposed over an established time period by a Government authority that affected persons or entities are required to pay to cover costs associated with the decommissioning of a nuclear power plant. Such charges include, but are not limited to, wire charges, stranded cost charges, transition charges, exit fees, other similar charges, or the securitized proceeds of a revenue stream.”