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DAT 00003

Question: Can you please provide the distribution and transmission loses post transition from MISO to PJM?

Answer: Please see the Supplier Tariff and PJM OATT for these values.

DAT 00006

Question: Does the non-shopping, hourly load data provided on the Information Website include or exclude PIPP load?

Answer: Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) data are not part of the non-shopping hourly load data posted on the Information Website. PIPP data are provided separately on the Website and can be obtained from the file, “PIPP Customer Data”.

DAT 00007

Question: Are the values posted to the Information Website in the file "Capacity and Transmission PLC.xls", equal to the Obligation Peak Load or is the Obligation Peak Load a function of the PLC values and the Daily Zonal Scaling Factor?

Answer: The Obligation Peak load is a function of the Peak Load Contribution (PLC) values and the Daily Zonal Scaling Factor.

DAT 00008

Question: Can FE provide the RFP winner with access to instantaneous, real-time load information? This would help the winner mitigate real-time risk.

Answer: No. The FirstEnergy Ohio utilities do not have access to real-time data of the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) obligation.

DAT 00010

Question: Are the data included in the FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities' Historical Hourly Loads by Class files included on the Information Website presented in Eastern Standard Time?

Answer: No. The data are in Eastern Prevailing Time.

DAT 00011

Question: In the "Capacity and Transmission PLC" data file, does the "RES Shopped" column on the Capacity PLS tab include the PIPP load?

Answer: No. The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) load is shown on its own tab.

DAT 00012

Question: In the "Capacity and Transmission PLC" data file, the Grand Total column is the Total FE Load PLC. Can you provide the corresponding UCAP for the Total FE Load?

Answer: No. The data needed to make calculations of this type are publicly available. The Final Zonal RPM Scaling Factors and the Forecast Pool Requirement can be found on the PJM Website. The Daily Zonal Scaling Factors are posted with the load and other data on this Information Website.

DAT 00013

Question: As a follow-up to DAT 00012, is the Grand Total column on the Capacity PLS tab not inclusive of PIPP? The PLS data for the entire FE Ohio footprint would be the sum of the PIPP Capacity PLS tab and the Grand Total column of the Capacity PLS tab?

Answer: That is correct. The Grand Total column does not include Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP).

DAT 00014

Question: Do the non-shopping residential customer counts in the file “Historic Customer Switching.pdf” include both PIPP load as well as the remaining non-shopping residential SSO load, or does it only represent the latter?

Answer: The non-shopping residential customer counts in the file “Historic Customer Switching.pdf” include both PIPP load as well as the remaining non-shopping residential SSO load.

DAT 00019

Question: Are the posted customer counts for Feb and Dec 2021 correct? They seem to be outliers given the surrounding months. Any 2022 count data available?

Answer: The historical PIPP customer counts posted have been confirmed to be correct.  An updated report reflecting 2022 data will be posted today April 4, 2022.

DAT 00020

Question: Do you know what caused the sharp decline in the number of PIPP customers and capacity PLS values starting around beginning in late November 2021?

Answer: The historical PIPP customer count and associated capacity and transmission values are confirmed to be correct.  The Company is unable to determine a specific reason for the decline in PIPP customer counts and is unaware of any changes in program rules and regulations that may have impacted enrollments.

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