4901:1-37-01 Definitions.

(A) "Affiliates" are companies that are related to each other due to common ownership or control. The affiliate standards shall also apply to any internal merchant function of the electric utility whereby the electric utility provides a competitive service.

(B) "Commission" means the public utilities commission of Ohio.

(C) Competitive retail electric service provider means a provider of a competitive retail electric service as defined in division (A)(4) of section 4928.01 of the Revised Code.

(D) Electric services company shall have the meaning set forth in division (A)(9) of section 4928.01 of the Revised Code.

(E) Electric utility shall have the meaning set forth in division (A)(11) of section 4928.01 of the Revised Code.

(F) Employees are all full- or part-time employees of an electric utility or its affiliates, as well as consultants, independent contractors, or any other persons performing various duties or obligations on behalf of or for an electric utility or its affiliate.

(G) Fully allocated costs are the sum of direct costs plus an appropriate share of indirect costs. For purposes of these rules, the term fully allocated costs shall have the same meaning as the term fully loaded embedded costs as that term appears in division

(A)(3) of section 4928.17 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Person" shall have the meaning set forth in division (A)(24) of section 4928.01 of the Revised Code.

(I) "Staff" means the staff of the commission or its authorized representative.

Replaces: 4901:1-20-16

Effective: 04/02/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/30/2013
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4928.17 , 4928.06
Rule Amplifies: 4928.17
Prior Effective Dates: 3/10/00, 10/23/04