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Industry specific FAQ's

Natural Gas Distribution Companies

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. How do I file for abandonment?

A. Please refer to the Certification Abandonment Process.

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Natural Gas industry?

A. You can view our natural gas industry information page here: Natural Gas Industry

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Certified Retail Natural Gas Suppliers and Governmental Aggregators

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

  • Certified Retail Natural Gas (CRNG) Suppliers and Governmental Aggregators - see RC 4929.23(B)

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. How do I file for abandonment?

A. Please refer to the Certification Abandonment Process.

 

Q. What if I have a change in ownership of five percent or more?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have an affiliation with public utility or change in affiliation with a public utility in this state?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have retirement or other long-term changes to supply sources?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have revocation, restriction, or termination of interconnection or service agreement with pipeline company or natural gas company?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have a fall of bond rating below BBB or below Baa3?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have filed or intend to file for some form of bankruptcy?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. What if I have a receipt of judgment, finding, or ruling that could affect fitness or ability to provide service?

A. Please refer to the Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Filing Cover Form Post Initial Certification.

 

Q. Where can I find other information pertaining to Competitive Retail Natural Gas Service Providers?

A. Please visit the following webpage: Competitive Retail Natural Gas Service Provider Information

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Natural Gas industry?

A. You can view our natural gas industry information page here: Natural Gas Industry

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Pipeline Companies

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

 

Q. Where are the forms for gas pipeline safety reports?

A. The Gas Pipeline Safety report forms (which are also sometimes referred to as "annual reports") are posted with instructions on the PUCO Forms page at: http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/index.cfm/puco-forms/gas-pipeline-safety-forms-and-advisory-bulletins/. Instructions for filing the PUCO annual intrastate revenue report (for fiscal assessment purposes, which is due April 30) for natural gas pipeline companies can be found at the Annual Reports Page.

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Electric Distribution Utility Companies

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

  • Electric Distribution Utility (EDU) Companies - see RC 4905.03(A)(3) and 4905.10
  • Certified Retail Electric Service (CRES) Providers and Governmental Aggregators - see RC 4928.06

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Electric industry?

A. You can view our electric industry information page here: Electric Industry Information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Certified Retail Electric Service Providers and Governmental Aggregators

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

  • Electric Distribution Utility (EDU) Companies - see RC 4905.03(A)(3) and 4905.10
  • Certified Retail Electric Service (CRES) Providers and Governmental Aggregators - see RC 4928.06

 

Q. How do I file for abandonment with existing customers?

A. Please refer to the Filing instructions for abandonment applications

 

Q. How do I file for abandonment with no existing customers?

A. Please refer to the Filing instructions for abandonment applications of CRES providers

 

Q. Where can I find the PUCO rules governing Competitive Retail Electric Service providers?

A. Those rules can be located here.

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Electric industry?

A. You can view our electric industry information page here: Electric Industry Information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Heating and Cooling

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Railroad

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Railroad industry?

A. You can view our railroad industry information page here: Railroad industry information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Competitive and Wireless Telecommunications Service Providers

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

  • Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILEC) see RC 4905.03(A)(1) and 4905.10
  • Competitive & Wireless Telecommunications (CT) Service Providers

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Where can I find more information about Competitive Telecommunications Service Providers?

A. Please visit the following webpage: Competitive Local Exchange Telephone Company Information

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Telephone industry?

A. You can view our telephone industry information page here: Telephone industry information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Q. Where can I find more information about Competitive Telecommunications Service Providers?

A. Please visit the following webpage: Competitive Local Exchange Telephone Company Information

 

Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

  • Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILEC) see RC 4905.03(A)(1) and 4905.10
  • Competitive & Wireless Telecommunications (CT) Service Providers

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Where can I find more information about Competitive Telecommunications Service Providers?

A. Please visit the following webpage: Competitive Local Exchange Telephone Company Information

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Telephone industry?

A. You can view our telephone industry information page here: Telephone industry information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Q. Where can I find more information about Competitive Telecommunications Service Providers?

A. Please visit the following webpage: Competitive Local Exchange Telephone Company Information

 

Waterworks and Sewage Disposal Companies

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. Where can I find more information on the Water industry?

A. You can view our water industry information page here: Water industry information

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s

 

Bridge and Water Transportation Companies

Q. Does my company have to file an annual report with the PUCO?

A. Each jurisdictional regulated entity that was granted a PUCO certificate before or during the reporting year must file a separate annual report for each PUCO certificate number it holds, regardless of whether it conducted operations or generated revenue in Ohio during the reporting year. You do NOT have to file a report for any certificate that became effective after the reporting period.

Regulated entities DO NOT include any owners, operators, or facilities that are certified as Ohio Renewable Energy Resource Generating Facilities (REN), pursuant to RC 4928.64 and 4928.65. Regulated entities DO include all of the following:

 

Q. Is my company active on the Regulated Company List?

A. You may check our active registry here: Regulated Company List

 

Q. What if I have further questions in regards to the Annual Report?

A. You may check our Annual Report FAQ’s here: Annual Report FAQ’s