Hydro One Networks Inc., files Distribution Rate Applications and submits them to the Ontario Energy Board following broad stakeholder input sessions. These sessions provide customers and other interested parties with the opportunity to have their opinions considered as Hydro One Networks plans the distribution system.


2015-2019 Distribution Custom Rate Application (EB-2013-0416)

On December 19, 2013, Hydro One Networks filed its Application and supporting exhibits in support of a proposal for a future rate change. These documents are available in Adobe Acrobat format and can be accessed by using the jump links below to either open or download files for specific Exhibits:
 

A full listing of the exhibits is provided in Exhibit A - Tab 1, Schedule 1.

CD with all files or hard copy (five binders) are also available upon e-mail request to regulatory@HydroOne.com.

Hardcopies of all exhibits listed below can also be viewed at the offices of the Ontario Energy Board (27th floor, 2300 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario) or at Hydro One Networks Inc.'s head office (483 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario).
 

Exhibit A - Administration

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Exhibit List (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Application, plus Attachment 1 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Summary of Application (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 2 – Financial Summary (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Summary of Hydro One Custom Application Framework (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 2 – Annual Adjustments (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 3 – Adjustments Outside of Normal Course of Business (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 4 – Outcome Measures (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 1 – The Voice of the Customer, plus Attachments 1 and 2 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 6 Schedule 1 – Summary of Distribution Business (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 7 Schedule 1 – Distribution System Planplus Appendix A (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 8 Schedule 1 – Notice of Motion

Tab 9 Schedule 1 – Compliance with OEB Filing Requirements for Electricity Distributors

Tab 10 Schedule 1 – Service Area Map, plus Attachment 1

Tab 11 Schedule 1 – Corporate Organization Charts (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 11 Schedule 2 – Hydro One Governance and Control Framework,
plus  Attachments 12345 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 11 Schedule 3 – Affiliate Service Agreements, plus Appendices ABCDEFGHI 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 12 Schedule 1 – Hydro One Distribution Financial Statements and Utility Income - Historic Years (2011, 2012, 2013), plus Attachments 12(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 12 Schedule 2 – Distribution Pro Forma Statements of Income for Bridge Year (2014) and Test Years (2015-2019) (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 13 Schedule 1 – Hydro One Inc. - Historic Year Annual Report, plus Attachment 1

Tab 13 Schedule 2 – Hydro One Inc. - Bridge Year (2014) Quarterly Report, plus Attachment 1 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 13 Schedule 3 – Reconciliation of Regulatory Financial Results with Audited Financial Statements

Tab 13 Schedule 4 – 2012 Distribution Financial Statements Reconciled to USofA Trial Balance
(Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 13 Schedule 5 – 2013 Reconciliation of Regulatory Financial Results with Audited Financial Statements (Filed May 30, 2014)

Tab 13 Schedule 6 – 2013 Distribution Financial Statements Reconciled to USofA Trial Balance
(Filed May 30, 2014)

Tab 14 Schedule 1 – Rating Agency Reports, plus Attachments 1234

Tab 14 Schedule 2 – Prospectus for Most Recent Financing - Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus Date: September 4, 2013

Tab 15 Schedule 1 – Summary of Initiatives Based On Legislative Changes

Tab 15 Schedule 2 – Summary of Hydro One Distribution Policies

Tab 16 Schedule 1 – Economic Indicators
Tab 16 Schedule 2 – Distribution Business Load Forecast and Methodology(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 16 Schedule 3 – 2005-2012 Conservation and Demand Management Results(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 16 Schedule 4 – Incorporating Conservation and Demand Management in the Distribution Business Load Forecast (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 17 Schedule 1 – Planning Process

Tab 17 Schedule 2 – Asset Management Planning Process(Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 17 Schedule 3 – Investment Plan Development (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 17 Schedule 4 – Investment Prioritization Process (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 17 Schedule 5 – Project/Program Approval & Control

Tab 17 Schedule 6 – Work Execution Strategy (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 17 Schedule 7 – Asset Risk Assessment

Tab 17 Schedule 8 – Regional Planning Process (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 18 Schedule 1 – Service Quality Indicatorsplus Appendix A (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 19 Schedule 1 – Cost Efficiencies / Productivity (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 20 Schedule 1 – Stakeholder Consultation, plus Appendices ABCDE

Tab 21 Schedule 1 – Summary of OEB Directives and Undertakings from Previous Proceedings

Tab 22 Schedule 1 – Procedural Orders / Correspondence / Notices,
plus Attachments 12345 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 23 Schedule 1 – List of Witnesses

Tab 23 Schedule 2 – Curriculae Vitae

Tab 24 Schedule 1 – Draft Issues List (Updated May 30, 2014)


Exhibit B - Cost of Capital
Exhibit B1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Cost of Capital  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Cost of Long-Term Debt (Updated May 30, 2014)
 

Exhibit B2 - Bridge Year and Test Year Exhibits

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Debt and Equity Summary  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – Cost of Long-Term Debt Capital (Updated May 30, 2014)
 

Exhibit C - Cost of Service
Exhibit C1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Cost of Service Summary  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Summary of OM&A Expenses  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 2 – Sustaining OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 3 – Development OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 4 – Operations OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 5 – Customer Service OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 6 – Summary of Corporate Common Costs OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 7 – Outsourcing, plus Appendices A, B, C (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 8 – Common Corporate Functions and Services and Other OM&A  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 9 – Corporate Common Costs OM&A - Asset Management  (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 10 – Corporate Common Costs OM&A - Information Technology (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 11 – Corporate Common Costs OM&A - Cost of Sales - External Work 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 12 – Property Taxes (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Corporate Staffing (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 2 – Compensation, Wages, Benefits, plus Attachment 12, 3 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 3 – Pension Costs (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Costing of Work (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 1 – Common Corporate Costs, Cost Allocation Methodology, plus Attachments 1 & 2 
(Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 2 – Overhead Capitalization Rate, plus Attachment 1 & 2 and Appendix A & B 
(Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 3 – Common Asset Allocation, plus Attachment 1 & 2 (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 6 Schedule 1 – Depreciation and Amortization Expenses, plus Attachment 1 (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 7 Schedule 1 – Payments in Lieu of Corporate Income Taxes


Exhibit C2 - Bridge Year and Test Year Exhibits and Analysis

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Cost of Service (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedue 1 – Comparison of OM&A Expense by Major Category (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Comparison of Wages and Salaries

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Depreciation and Amortization Expenses (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 1 – Calculation of Utility Income Taxes, plus Attachments 1234567 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 2 – 2012 Hydro One Networks Income Tax Return, plus Attachment 1234


Exhibit D - Rate Base
Exhibit D1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Rate Base (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – In-Service Capital Additions, plus Attachments 1 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 3 – Working Capital (Lead Lag Study), plus Attachment 1 & 2 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 4 – Materials and Supplies Inventory (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Distribution Assets Investment Overview (Filed January 31, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Summary of Capital Expenditures (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 2 – Sustaining Capital (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 3 – Development Capital (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 4 – Operations Capital Summary (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 5 – Customer Services Capital (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 6 – Summary of Common Corporate Costs Capital (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 7 – Common Corporate Costs Capital - Information Technology (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 8 – Common Corporate Costs Capital - Facilities and Real Estate and Station Security Infrastructure (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 9 – Common Corporate Costs Capital - Transport, Work, and Service Equipment 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Interest Capitalized


Exhibit D2 - Bridge Year and Test Year Exhibits

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Statement of Utility Rate Base (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Comparison of Net Capital Expenditures - Historic, Bridge Year and Test Year 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 2 – List of Capital Expenditures Programs/Projects in Excess of $1M 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 3 – Investment Summary for Programs/Projects in Excess of $1M, plus ISDs 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Continuity of Property, Plant and Equipment (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 2 – Continuity of Property, Plant and Equipment - Accumulated Depreciation 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 3 – Continuity of Property, Plant and Equipment - Construction Work In Progress (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Statement of Working Capital Annual Average Test Years (2015 to 2019) 
(Updated May 30, 2014)



Exhibit E - Revenue Requirement
Exhibit E1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Revenue Requirement (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – External Revenue (Updated May 30, 2014)



Exhibit E2 - Test Year

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Calculation of Revenue Requirement (2015 to 2019) (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – Calculation of Revenue Deficiency/Sufficiency (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 3 – External Revenues Historic, Bridge Year and Test Year (Updated May 30, 2014



Exhibit F - Regulatory Assets
Exhibit F1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Regulatory Accounts, plus Attachment 1, Appendix A & B (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – Regulatory Accounts Requested, plus Attachment 1 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 3 – Planned Disposition of Regulatory Accounts, plus Attachments 1234 
(Updated May 30, 2014)
 

Exhibit F2 - Supporting Schedules

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Regulatory Accounts for Approval (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – Schedule of Annual Recoveries (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 3 – Continuity Schedules - Regulatory Accounts (Updated May 30, 2014)



Exhibit G - Cost Allocation and Rate Design
Exhibit G1 - Written Direct

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Cost Allocation and Rate Design Summary

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Customer Classification (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 2 – Seasonal Customer Focus Group Report

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Cost Allocation (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 2 – Hydro One Minimum System Update

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Rate Design (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 2 – Derivation of Retail Rates, plus Attachments 12345 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 4 Schedule 3 – Derivation of Sub Transmission Rates (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 1 – Rate Riders (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 2 – Regulatory Asset Rider Calculation, plus Attachments 12345 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 3 – Revenue Smoothing Rider Calculation, plus Attachment 12345 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 6 Schedule 1 – Retail Transmission Service Rates (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 7 Schedule 1 – Bill Impacts (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 8 Schedule 1 – Line Losses

Tab 8 Schedule 2 – Line Loss Study, plus Attachments 1 & 2 (Updated May 30, 2014)



Exhibit G2 - Supporting Schedules

Tab 1 Schedule 1 – Modification to Board's Cost Allocation Model

Tab 1 Schedule 2 – Cost Allocation Model Inputs and Outputs - 2015 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 3 – Cost Allocation Model Inputs and Outputs - 2016 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 4 – Cost Allocation Model Inputs and Outputs - 2017 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 5 – Cost Allocation Model Inputs and Outputs - 2018 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 6 – Cost Allocation Model Inputs and Outputs - 2019 (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 7 – Revenue to Cost Rations (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 1 Schedule 8 – Revenue Reconciliation (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 2 Schedule 1 – Proposed Rate Schedule (Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 3 Schedule 1 – Current Rate Schedules

Tab 4 Schedule 1 – Bill Impacts of Distribution Rates Changes, plus Attachments 12345 
(Updated May 30, 2014)

Tab 5 Schedule 1 – Miscellaneous Charges (Updated May 30, 2014)


Exhibit I - Interrogatory Responses

Issue 1 - Custom Application
Issue 2 - Outcome and Incentives
Issue 3 - Program and Project Expenditures
Issue 4 - Common Costs and Processes Shared by Transmission and Distribution
Issue 5 - Deferral and Variance Accounts
Issue 6 - Revenue Requirement
Issue 7 - Cost Allocation and Rate Design
Amended IRRs filed August 1, 2014, plus Attachments 123 for SEC-31
Outsourcing RFP requested in IRR 3.1, Schedule 9, SEC 22



Exhibit J - Undertaking Responses

Filed Technical Conference Undertaking Responses

Filed Oral Hearings Undertaking Responses