4901:1-20-04 Service of transition plan filing.

(A) Concurrent with the filing by an electric utility of a transition plan (as well as supporting direct, expert testimony) pursuant to section 4928.31 of the Revised Code, and in accordance with this chapter, the electric utility shall provide notice of the proposed filing, as required by division (B) of section 4928.31 of the Revised Code. The electric utility shall serve notice of the filing upon each party in its most recent transition plan case, conjunctive electric service case, and rate case proceeding. At a minimum, that notice shall state that an electronic or paper copy of the transition plan filing and supporting direct, expert testimony is available from the company (with instructions as to how to obtain an electronic or paper copy), available for inspection at the company's main office, available for inspection at the commission's offices, and available at any other sites at which the company will maintain a copy of the transition plan filing and supporting direct, expert testimony. The utility shall also maintain on its web site information as to how to request an electronic or paper copy of the transition plan filing. If the utility has received, prior to the date of filing, requests for copies of the transition plan filing, the utility shall provide, in lieu of the above notice, copies of the filing concurrent with its filing and in accordance with paragraph (B) of this rule.

(B) The electric utility shall make available paper or electronic (in a readable PDF format) copies of the transition plan filing and supporting direct, expert testimony upon request and without cost to persons having a real and substantial interest in the transition plan. Copies of the transition plan filing shall be provided within three business days. An electronic copy of the transition plan filing (in a readable PDF format) does not have to be filed with the commission. Any active spreadsheet used by the utility to support its transition plan application shall be provided within three business days to the commission staff and any intervening party who requests it.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/02/2004 and 11/30/2008

Promulgated Under: 111.15

Statutory Authority: 4928.06

Rule Amplifies: 4928.31(B)

Prior Effective Dates: 3/10/00