Any utility filing new or revised tariff schedules that constitute a general rate revision must include supporting testimony and exhibits, work papers, and an executive summary. A general rate revision is a filing by a utility that affects all or most of the utility’s rate schedules. The term “general rate revision” does not include the exclusions in OAR 860-022-0017 (Announcement of Utility Tariff Changes)(1). The executive summary must contain an exhibit showing in summary form the following information:
The dollar amount of total revenues that would be collected under the proposed rates;
The dollar amount of revenue change requested, total revenues, and revenues net of any credits from federal agencies;
The percentage change in revenues requested, total revenues, and revenues net of any credits from federal agencies;
The test period;
The requested return on capital and return on equity;
The rate base proposed in the filing;
The results of operations before and after the proposed rate change; and
The proposed effect of the rate change on each class of customers.
The initial filing of a general rate revision must contain the following:
All information required by the most recent version of the Standard Data Requests for Energy Rate Cases, available at http://www.puc.state.or.us including tax-related information; and
A motion for a general protective order or modified protective order under OAR 860-001-0080 (Protective Orders), if necessary for the release of information under sections (1)(a) through (g), and (2)(a) of this rule.