(A) "Affiliates" are companies that are related to each other due to common ownership or control. The affiliate standards shall also apply to any internal merchant function of the electric utility whereby the electric utility provides a competitive service.
(B) "Commission" means the public utilities commission of Ohio.
(F) Employees are all full- or part-time employees of an electric utility or its affiliates, as well as consultants, independent contractors, or any other persons performing various duties or obligations on behalf of or for an electric utility or its affiliate.
(G) Fully allocated costs are the sum of direct costs plus an appropriate share of indirect costs. For purposes of these rules, the term fully allocated costs shall have the same meaning as the term fully loaded embedded costs as that term appears in division (A)(3) of section 4928.17 of the Revised Code.
(I) "Staff" means the staff of the commission or its authorized representative.