4901:1-19-13 Initiation or continuation of an alternative rate plan.

(A) A natural gas company may request approval of an alternative rate plan by filing an application under section 4909.18 of the Revised Code, regardless of whether the application is for an increase in rates.

(B) An alternative rate plan filed by a natural gas company under section 4929.05 of the Revised Code that proposes to initiate or continue a revenue decoupling mechanism shall be considered an application not for an increase in rates if the rates, joint rates, tolls, classifications, charges, or rentals are based upon the billing determinants and revenue requirement authorized by the public utilities commission in the company's most recent rate case proceeding and the plan also establishes, continues, or expands an energy efficiency or energy conservation program.

(C) An alternative rate plan filed by a natural gas company under section 4929.05 of the Revised Code that seeks authorization to continue a previously approved alternative rate plan shall be considered an application not for an increase in rates.

Replaces: 4901:1-19-13

Effective: 09/29/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4929.10
Rule Amplifies: 4929.05
Prior Effective Dates: 3/24/97