(A) Pursuant to section 4929.20 of the Revised Code, if a natural gas company seeks to recover, or modify the amount of recovery of incremental costs incurred by the company in connection with the commission's continuation, suspension, rescission, or conditional rescission of a particular retail natural gas supplier's or governmental aggregator's certification, it shall submit an application for such. Such application shall be filed with the commission in the form of an application for approval of an incremental decertification cost recovery rider (XX-XX-GA-DCR). Fifteen copies of the application shall be filed.
(B) In addition to a fully documented analysis and justification for the proposed decertification cost recovery rider, the decertification cost recovery rider application should provide the following information:
(1) A reference to the commission order that resulted in the continuation, suspension, rescission, or conditional rescission of the retail natural gas supplier's or governmental aggregator's certification.
(2) A description of the source of the incremental costs incurred by the natural gas company, including costs incurred both prior to and subsequent to the commission order.
(3) A description of any efforts to mitigate the impact of the retail natural gas supplier's or governmental aggregator's decertification.
(C) A complete set of work papers must be filed with a decertification cost recovery rider application. Work papers must include, but are not limited to, any and all supporting work papers prepared by the natural gas company for the application and a narrative or other support of assumptions made of working paper schedule amounts. Work papers shall be marked, organized, and indexed according to the schedules to which they relate and must identify the witness who will sponsor it. Data contained in the work papers shall be footnoted so as to identify any source document used.
(D) All schedules and work papers included in a decertification cost recovery rider application must be available in spreadsheet, word processing or an electronic form compatible with personal computers.
(E) Commission review of proposed decertification cost recovery rider applications and hearings, if any, held on such proposals shall be consistent with Chapter 4901-1 of the Administrative Code.