Archive for January 11th, 2018

Consumer groups maintain rate increase cases and power purchase agreements filed by the utilities are muddying the waters of Ohio's energy market.
Energy

Tax cut may lower utility bills, PUCO orders utilities to set aside savings for customers

CLEVELAND — “The Ohio Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday ordered the state’s utilities to start setting aside the estimated savings from a reduction in federal corporate taxes from 35 percent to 21 percent. Those savings, the commission reasoned, should go to utility customers because by state law, the PUCO allows […]

GOP voters support green energy, oppose coal, nuclear bailouts, statewide poll finds
Energy / Freeze on Clean Energy / Renewable Energy

GOP voters support green energy, oppose coal, nuclear bailouts, statewide poll finds

CLEVELAND — “Conservative Ohio voters, whether Independent or Republican, are tired of utilities asking for special charges for coal and nuclear power plants, support mandatory energy-efficiency programs, favor home solar systems and are willing to pay higher monthly bills for renewable energy. These are findings in a poll commissioned by […]