Public Hearing: Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation
PUBLIC HEARING ON THE VILLAGE OF PIKETON ELECTRIC AGGREGATION PROGRAM PLAN OF OPERATION AND GOVERNANCE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 4928.20(C) of the Ohio Revised Code, the Village of Piketon will hold two separate Public Hearings on the Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance for the Village of Piketon on Friday, December 8, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. and on Friday, December 8, 2023, at 12:00 P.M. Both hearings will be held in the Piketon Government Center located at 411 West State Street Piketon, Ohio 45661. The Village of Piketon is considering becoming a member of the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (“SOPEC”), a regional council of governments under Chapter 167 of the Ohio Rev. Code. SOPEC provides energy services to member communities, political subdivisions, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, & public agencies. In preparation for taking this action, the Village of Piketon will be holding the two Public Hearings referenced above to permit comments and questions regarding the SOPEC Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance. The SOPEC Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance describes the policies and procedures by which the government aggregation program will be carried out for electricity for eligible Piketon residents and small commercial customers, including those policies and procedures related to rates and customer service. The SOPEC Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance addresses the following topics regarding the Electric Aggregation Program: (1) Introduction; (2) Description and Objectives of the Aggregation Program: Endorsement Program; (3) Goals of the Aggregation Program; (4) Rates; (5) Steps for Communities during the Aggregation Program; (6) Participation in the Aggregation Program: Endorsement Program; (7) Notification of Opt-Out Aggregation Program Customers; (8) Customer Service; (9) Customer Protections; (10) Customer Complaints; (11) Termination of Participation in the Opt-Out Aggregation Program; (12) Termination of Participation in the Opt-In Aggregation Program; (13) Organizational Structure; (14) Organizational Structure Chart; (15) Certification; (16) Aggregation Program Funding; and (17) Modification of the SOPEC’s Plan. Copies of the Electric Aggregation Program Plan of Operation and Governance may be obtained from the Village Administrator between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.