Request for Proposal No. RA20-CA-1
A COMPLIANCE AUDIT OF THE DISTRIBUTION INVESTMENT
RIDER OF OHIO POWER COMPANY (ELECTRIC)
The Commission is seeking proposals to review the accounting accuracy, prudency, and compliance of AEP Ohio with its approved DIR with regards to in-service net capital additions since the last DIR compliance audit. This review is to include the DIR quarterly filings for 2019. The final 2019 quarterly DIR filing will be submitted on or about May 19, 2020. Capital additions recovered through other riders, as authorized by the Commission, will be identified and excluded from the DIR. The auditor’s review shall also include an identification, quantification, and explanation of any significant net plant increase within individual accounts. The auditor shall also evaluate the Company’s method for comparing and prioritizing DIR programs and projects with respect to improving or maintaining reliability. The auditor’s investigation shall determine if AEP Ohio has implemented its DIR in compliance with the Opinion and Orders issued in Case Nos. 11-346-EL-SSO, et al., 13-2385-EL-SSO, et al., and 16-1852-EL-SSO, et al.
February 13, 2020
March 13, 2020