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AEP Ohio Loses Bid to Potentially Subsidize Ohio Coal Plants, With More at Stake in Ohio and Beyond, an Industrial Info News Alert

Last month, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) ruled that AEP Ohio (Columbus, Ohio), a subsidiary of American Electric Power AEP, -2.00% (Columbus), could not pass coal-powered plant cost differentials on to consumers. Although the PUCO approved AEP’s overall “Electric Security Plan” for electricity distribution, it rejected a proposal under which AEP would tie customer’s bills to uncertain generation costs at two of its three coal-fired Ohio plants.

Within this article: Implications of the ruling, including its effects on major coal-fired plants in Ohio, and problems facing coal-fired power across the U.S.

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