4901:1-35-02 Purpose and scope.

(A) Pursuant to division (A) of section 4928.141 of the Revised Code, beginning January 1, 2009, each electric utility in this state shall provide consumers, on a comparable and nondiscriminatory basis within its certified territory, a standard service offer (SSO) of all competitive retail electric services necessary to maintain essential electric service to consumers, including a firm supply of electric generation service. Pursuant to this chapter, an electric utility shall file an application for commission approval of an SSO. Such application shall be in the form of an electric security plan or market rate offer pursuant to sections 4928.142 and 4928.143 of the Revised Code. The purpose of this chapter is to establish rules for the form and process under which an electric utility shall file an application for an SSO and the commission's review of that application.

(B) The commission may, upon an application or a motion filed by a party, waive any requirement of this chapter, other than a requirement mandated by statute, for good cause shown.

Replaces: 4901:1-35-02

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/09/2014 and 10/09/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4928.06, 4928.141
Rule Amplifies: 4928.14 , 4928.141 , 4928.142, 4928.143
Prior Effective Dates: 5/27/04, 7/17/09