(A) Fees for electric transmission owners or electric utilities shall be submitted annually to the commission on or before May first.
(B) Fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies shall be submitted every three years to the commission on or before September fifteenth.
(C) All fee payments shall be made by check, payable to " Treasurer, State of Ohio." All payments shall be sent to: "Treasurer State of Ohio, L-3603, Columbus, Ohio 43260-3603." A copy of the invoice shall accompany the payment.
(D) The commission shall annually determine the fee each utility must pay, and shall notify each utility as to that amount at least thirty days prior to the date payment is due.
(E) Fees for electric transmission owners or electric utilities will be based on:
(1) For electric transmission owners, the fee shall be two and one-half mills per megawatt hour delivery based upon the energy deliveries for loads connected to the system inside Ohio for the most recent year for which actual data is reported on the most recently filed form FE-T1 column twelve.
(2) For electric utilities, the fee shall be two and one-half mills per megawatt-hour delivery based upon the net energy for load for the most recent year for which actual data is reported on the most recently filed form FE-D1 column eight.
(F) Fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies will be based on two factors:
(1) In-state total number of meters in December of the preceding year, as reported to the commission on form SG-1.
(2) Total in-state sales for the most recent calendar year for which actual data are reported to the commission on the most recently filed form SG-1.
(G) Annual fees for gas and natural gas distribution companies shall be the sum of the following charges:
(1) One hundred mills per meter.
(2) Two hundred ninety-seven mills per million cubic feet.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/24/2017 and 01/24/2022
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13, 4935.04
Rule Amplifies: 4935.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/12/79, 6/1/83, 10/14/85, 11/20/87, 3/24/97, 9/18/00, 5/31/07, 12/10/09, 2/12/12