(A) Pursuant to division (D)(1) of section 4928.64 of the Revised Code, an annual report shall be submitted to the general assembly addressing at least the following topics: (1) The compliance status of electric utilities and electric services companies with respect to the advanced- and renewable-energy resource benchmarks.
(2) Suggested strategies for electric utility and electric services company compliance.
(3) Suggested strategies for encouraging the use of alternative energy resources in supplying this state's electricity needs in a manner that considers: (a) Available technology.
(c) Job creation.
(d) Economic impacts.
(B) The report shall be submitted in accordance with section 101.68 of the Revised Code.
(C) Prior to its submission to the general assembly, the report will be issued for public comment by interested persons for thirty days, unless otherwise ordered by the commission. The process and timeframes for soliciting public comment shall be set by entry of the commission, the legal director, deputy director, or attorney examiner.