Chapter 4901:5-3 Filing of Long-Term Forecast Reports; Fees

4901:5-3-01 Long-term forecast report due dates.

(A) All electric transmission owners or electric utilities required by section 4935.04 of the Revised Code to file a long-term forecast report must file annually on or before April fifteenth .

(B) All gas and natural gas distribution companies required by section 4935.04 of the Revised Code to file a long-term forecast report must file every three years on or before June first .

(C) On or before December thirty-first of each year, the commission shall notify each electric transmission owner or electric utility of the number of copies of its long-term forecast report it shall be required to submit at the next filing. On or before February fifteenth of the year in which each gas or natural gas distribution company is required to file, the commission shall notify each gas or natural gas distribution company of the number of copies of its long-term forecast report it shall be required to submit at the next filing. In the event that no notice is sent by the commission, the company shall submit the same number of copies of the long-term forecast report submitted with the previous filing.

(D) Notwithstanding the requirements of paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule, the commission may grant an extension of the filing deadline for good cause shown.

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/24/2017 and 01/24/2022
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13, 4935.04
Rule Amplifies: 4935.04
Prior Effective Dates: 11/20/87, 3/18/88, 1/15/90, 3/24/97, 9/18/00, 5/31/07, 12/10/09

4901:5-3-02 Fees.

(A) Fees for electric transmission owners or electric utilities shall be submitted annually to the commission on or before May first.

(B) Fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies shall be submitted every three years to the commission on or before September fifteenth.

(C) All fee payments shall be made by check, payable to " Treasurer, State of Ohio." All payments shall be sent to: "Treasurer State of Ohio, L-3603, Columbus, Ohio 43260-3603." A copy of the invoice shall accompany the payment.

(D) The commission shall annually determine the fee each utility must pay, and shall notify each utility as to that amount at least thirty days prior to the date payment is due.

(E) Fees for electric transmission owners or electric utilities will be based on:

(1) For electric transmission owners, the fee shall be two and one-half mills per megawatt hour delivery based upon the energy deliveries for loads connected to the system inside Ohio for the most recent year for which actual data is reported on the most recently filed form FE-T1 column twelve.

(2) For electric utilities, the fee shall be two and one-half mills per megawatt-hour delivery based upon the net energy for load for the most recent year for which actual data is reported on the most recently filed form FE-D1 column eight.

(F) Fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies will be based on two factors:

(1) In-state total number of meters in December of the preceding year, as reported to the commission on form SG-1.

(2) Total in-state sales for the most recent calendar year for which actual data are reported to the commission on the most recently filed form SG-1.

(G) Annual fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies shall be the sum of the following charges:

(1) One hundred mills per meter.

(2) Two hundred ninety-seven mills per million cubic feet.

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/24/2017 and 01/24/2022
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13, 4935.04
Rule Amplifies: 4935.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/12/79, 6/1/83, 10/14/85, 11/20/87, 3/24/97, 9/18/00, 5/31/07, 12/10/09, 2/12/12

4901:5-3-03 [Rescinded] Calculation of forecast rates of change.

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/24/2017
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4935.04, 4901.13
Rule Amplifies: 4935.04
Prior Effective Dates: 11/12/78, 10/12/79, 6/1/83, 10/14/85, 11/20/87, 3/24/97, 9/18/00, 5/31/07, 12/10/09