Lawriter - OAC - 4901:1-43-04 Cost recovery rider process.

4901:1-43-04 Cost recovery rider process.

(A) Each natural gas company which seeks recovery of economic development project costs shall first file an application with the commission's docketing division for an infrastructure development rider pursuant to section 4929.161 of the Revised Code. The initial application shall include all information set forth upon forms as may be prescribed by the commission.

(B) Each natural gas company with an approved infrastructure development rider shall update the rider rate on an annual basis as set forth by commission order. Each annual report to update the infrastructure development rider shall include all information set forth upon forms as may be prescribed by the commission.

(C) The commission may order that consultants be hired, with costs billed to the natural gas company, to conduct prudence and/or financial reviews of the costs incurred and recovered through the infrastructure development rider.

(D) Each annual report to update the infrastructure development rider should be made not less than seventy-five days prior to the proposed effective date of the updated rider rate. Proposed rates will become effective on the seventy-sixth day, unless suspended by the commission for good cause shown, and shall be subject to reconciliation adjustments following any hearing, if necessary.

(E) Affected parties may file a motion to intervene and submit comments on any issues within the following timelines:

(1) A motion to intervene and submit comments concerning any notice filed under paragraph (A) of rule 4901:1-43-03 of the Administrative Code must be submitted to the commission within fifteen days of the date of the filing of the notice.

(2) A motion to intervene and submit comments concerning any notice filed under paragraph (D) of rule 4901:1-43-03 of the Administrative Code must be submitted to the commission within forty days of the date of the filing of the notice.

(3) A motion to intervene and submit comments concerning an annual report to update the infrastructure development rider filed under this rule must be submitted to the commission within forty-five days of the date of the filing of the annual report.

Effective: 9/29/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/19/2021
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4929.163, 4929.164, 4929.10
Rule Amplifies: 4929.16 , 4929.161, 4929.162, 4929.163, 4929.164, 4929.165, 4929.166, 4929.167