Did PUCO Act Unreasonably in Reducing Utility's Claims For Costs of Restoring Power After 2008 Wind Storm?
In the Matter of the Application of Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. to Establish and Adjust the Initial Level of its Distribution Reliability Rider, Case no. 2011-0767
Appeal from Order of Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
ISSUE: Did the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) act unreasonably or contrary to law when it denied parts of an application by Duke Energy Ohio to recover through customer surcharges for the company’s claimed costs of restoring electricity in its service area in the aftermath of a September 2008 windstorm?