MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John's East.
MR. MURPHY: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
The take-or-pay power purchase arrangement will lock NL Hydro into buying 40 per cent of Muskrat power for fifty years. If all ratepayers do not use this power we still have to pay the amount stipulated under the take-or-pay arrangement by Nalcor.