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AEP / Energy

New electric aggregation program offered

MOUNT VERNON — Residents of the city of Mount Vernon will have a small window of opportunity to take advantage of a reduced rate for electric aggregation in an opt-in program that is different from the ballot measure that was approved by voters last week. In the next day or […]

Energy / FirstEnergy

Discount on electric generation available in Newark

NEWARK — Letters will be sent to Newark residents, probably next week, informing them an opportunity to save 8 percent on American Electric Power’s price for electric generation. Tom Bellish, president of Buckeye Energy Brokers, spoke to City Council’s Ways and Means Committee on Monday night. The three-year program allows […]

Power options growing in central Ohio
AEP / Energy

Power options growing in central Ohio

More companies able to compete with AEP for customers NEWARK — The letters are from different companies, but they say variations of the same thing: Switch your electric company and save. They’re from companies such as Border Energy, American Electric Power Retail Energy and First Energy Solutions — competitive retail […]

AEP / Coal

Electric aggregation public hearing held

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE — “The first of two public hearings regarding municipal electric aggregation was held at Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting, with representatives from Buckeye Energy Brokers on hand to answer citizens’ questions. Electric aggregation took the first step toward implementation Tuesday, when voters approved the measure with a […]

Power in bulk electric buying: Understanding aggregation
AEP / Energy

Power in bulk electric buying: Understanding aggregation

CANTON — “How many times have you wished you could change your mind after an election? That’s the choice voters in five Stark County communities will get Tuesday if they approve their local governments as a supplier of electricity through a bulk-buying plan. Even if voters approve the plan, they […]

Local Issue 44: Proposed ordinance for electric aggregation — Yes
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation

Local Issue 44: Proposed ordinance for electric aggregation — Yes

CINCINNATI — “If approved by voters, this measure would allow the city to form a ‘community buying group’ on behalf of Cincinnati residents to obtain a bulk discount on the purchase of electricity. By harnessing the collective buying power of many people, the city will be able to better negotiate […]

The pros and cons of issue 44
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation

The pros and cons of issue 44

• Pro Issue 44 — Dan Korman is owner of Park+Vine in Over-the-Rhine and a member of Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Cincinnati Inc. • Con Issue 44 — Chuck Lanager is executive director of Global Energy Market Services, an energy broker and consultant licensed by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. — […]

Under new name, coal ash opponents fight for their rights
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Coal Ash

Under new name, coal ash opponents fight for their rights

GREENE TWP, PA — “Operating under a new name, concerned residents in westernmost Beaver County are persisting with the same aim: convincing government to contain coal ash. The Little Blue Regional Action Group, formerly known as Citizens Against Coal Ash, adopted a more regionally specific label after it was recently […]

Aggregation: Which way should you vote?
AEP / Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Duke Energy

Aggregation: Which way should you vote?

CINCINNATI — “About 18,000 residents of six Hamilton County communities that have adopted electric aggregation are saving an average of $300 annually over Duke’s current rates, says Eagle Energy LLC., a Cheviot energy consulting firm which solicited competitive bids on their behalf. Those communities are Amberley Village, Cheviot, Glendale, Green […]

New Report on Southwest Ohio aggregation shows competition providing savings to consumers
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

New Report on Southwest Ohio aggregation shows competition providing savings to consumers

Potential savings for Cincinnati residents nearly $20 million CINCINNATI – A new report by Ohio Citizen Action shows that ballot measures authorizing Greater Cincinnati local governments to negotiate group buying rates have passed by wide margins and produced significant savings for residential and small business consumers in those communities. In […]