Energy News for the Ohio Market

FirstEnergy asks Ohio court to reconsider power grid fee

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FirstEnergy has asked the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision disallowing the company to charge customers an additional power grid modernization fee that state utility regulators approved.

In a motion Monday, the company sought to continue to charge the so-called distribution modernization rider sanctioned by the Public Utilities Commission […]

2019-07-03T13:32:29-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Ohio Market|

PUCO rate authority challenged in court case

By: Larry Limpf | The Ohio Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case involving the role of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio in setting rate policy for FirstEnergy Corp. and its subsidiaries. At issue is the approval by the PUCO of what is called a distribution modernization rider for three FirstEnergy companies, […]

2019-01-15T14:01:01-06:00January 15th, 2019|Ohio Market|

PUCO orders utilities to cut rates after tax cut

By: Thomas Gnau |

The Ohio body regulating utilities is directing those utilities to lower rates in light of last year’s federal corporate income tax cut — a process several utilities have already started.

“The PUCO (Public Utilities Commission of Ohio) warned of penalties for utilities that fail to initiate the process for rate […]

2018-10-26T12:26:11-05:00October 26th, 2018|Ohio Market|

AEP Ohio customers to receive millions in bill credits and rate reductions from settlement

By: Chris White |

AEP Ohio has filed a settlement that would give customers over $600 million in customer benefits from tax savings.

The electric company says the settlement was filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The settlement outlines $607 million in customer benefits from tax savings created by the Tax […]

2018-09-28T09:25:23-05:00September 28th, 2018|Ohio Market|
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