4901:1-28-05 Cooperation between natural gas companies and certified governmental aggregators.

(A) Each natural gas company, each governmental aggregator and each retail natural gas supplier of a governmental aggregator shall cooperate to facilitate the proper formation and functioning of governmental aggregations. To assist a certified governmental aggregator's compliance with the opt-out disclosure notice requirements established in division (D) of section 4929.26 of the Revised Code, upon request, the incumbent natural gas company shall provide, on a best efforts basis, an updated list of eligible customers, including; names, account numbers, and service and mailing addresses for all eligible customers residing within the governmental aggregator's boundaries.

(B) Charges and/or fees for services and information provided to governmental aggregators by natural gas companies shall be published in an approved tariff filed with the commission.

(C) Unless the customer notifies the incumbent natural gas company of the customer's intent to not join a governmental aggregation by returning a confirmation notice or providing some other notice as provided by that natural gas company's tariffs, the incumbent natural gas company shall switch customer accounts to or from a governmental aggregation under the same processes and time frames provided in published tariffs for switching other customer accounts.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/24/2007 and 11/30/2011

Promulgated Under: 111.15

Statutory Authority: 4929.27

Rule Amplifies: 4929.26 , 4929.28 , 4905.04 , 4905.05 , 4929.22(F)

Prior Effective Dates: 7/4/02