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As of March 13, 2020, the PUCO is at minimal staffing levels and responses may be delayed. Please use the online contact form here.

Industry Topics

100 Point Project Checklist
December 1, 2016
ACP: Non-solar alternative compliance payment under ORC 4928.64
Alternative energy portfolio status reports - 2009
Alternative energy portfolio status reports - 2010
Alternative energy portfolio status reports - 2011
Alternative energy portfolio status reports - 2012
Alternative energy portfolio status reports - 2013
March 3, 2016
Area Code Relief Plans

New Ohio Area Codes Area Code Map (pdf format)  and other maps North American Numbering Plan Administration Pending Area Code Exhausts   Area Code Relief  Plan for 419 (excludes meeting minutes and NPA Code Relief Planning & Notification Guidelines) Area Code Relief 

Biomass in Ohio
March 3, 2016
Carrier to carrier information and issues

Carrier to Carrier Information and Issues Carrier to Carrier Rules Approved Rules   Opinion and Order Entry on Rehearing   TELRIC Pricing SBC Ohio Cincinnati Bell Telephone

Certification requirements and responsibilities
February 26, 2016
Combined heat and power in Ohio
Commission reviewing pilot for mercantile customer exemption from energy efficiency rider

Commissioners held a workshop on Nov. 15, 2012 to examine Ohio’s three year old pilot program for energy efficiency and demand side management programs. The pilot enables large industrial customers to commit to energy savings in exchange for exemptions from EE riders. The workshop included an update on applications filed to date, how the PUCO addresses them and how Ohio’s program compares to other states'. 

March 3, 2016
Competitive local exchange company (CLEC) information
Competitive retail natural gas service provider information

Competitive Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Information, Applications, Forms, Reports, Rules, and Charts Pursuant to Section 4929.20(A) of the Revised Code, retail natural gas service suppliers (retail natural gas aggregator/brokers and marketers) and certain governmental aggregators must be certified by the

Credit card payment fees and instructions

If you have a need to add vehicles or states to your single state registration, or pay PUCO tax quickly, the PUCO offers a credit card process that goes through a third party. The fees are based on the amount of the charge. Fax is not a secure means of information

Damage prevention

Enforcement of Ohio's underground protection laws begins Jan. 1, 2016. Commercial excavators, utility operators, designers and developers who fail to follow safe digging practices may be subject to penalties and fines.

August 8, 2018
DataQs: Do you feel your inspection is incorrect or incomplete?
August 8, 2018
Education materials for new hire

Education Materials for New Hire The PUCO Enforcement Division is available to conduct on site training for drivers and/or owners at safety meetings and other events. Our Motor Carrier Safety Rules Handbook  is quite useful. There is also an  education and training packet  on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety

September 21, 2016
Electric Certified Territory Reallocation