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FirstEnergy Corp. says competition is keeping rates down, but few other suppliers actually exist here
Energy / FirstEnergy

FirstEnergy Corp. says competition is keeping rates down, but few other suppliers actually exist here

CLEVELAND — “More than a decade ago Ohio decided that competition between electric companies would lower prices for businesses and consumers. And that is exactly what has happened, a top FirstEnergy Corp. executive said Wednesday at the Northern Ohio Energy Management Conference in downtown Akron. ‘Competition is working in Ohio,’ […]

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Proposed AEP Ohio settlement would shut out successful governmental aggregation programs on November ballots

Plan will deny electric savings to more than 300,000 eligible households in Ohio AKRON — “The proposed settlement includes various provisions which effectively operate as a cap to shopping and would prevent a majority of AEP Ohio’s customers from shopping between 2012 and mid-2015.  The timing and design of these […]

Herington to retire as executive director of energy council
Energy

Herington to retire as executive director of energy council

SOLON — “Leigh Herington will retire as executive director of the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council at the end of the year. Herington, a former state senator, has held the post since 2006. NOPEC, which serves nine counties in northeast Ohio, is the largest non-profit energy aggregator in the nation and […]

Factory, COTA are unplugging city power
AEP / Energy

Factory, COTA are unplugging city power

COLUMBUS — “As Columbus considers selling its electric utility, some city power administrators are concerned there will be little left to sell. Two large customers — the Central Ohio Transit Authority and glue company Franklin International — have switched or are switching from Columbus Power to American Electric Power. And […]

AEP, rivals vying for your business
AEP

AEP, rivals vying for your business

COLUMBUS — “American Electric Power has a head-turning new competitor in central Ohio: itself. AEP Retail Energy, an unregulated affiliate of the utility, started marketing electricity in the region late last week at a price that undercuts the parent company’s regulated rates. The local debut of AEP Retail can be […]

Public hearings held for Duke Energy’s proposed rate increase
Coal / Duke Energy

Public hearings held for Duke Energy’s proposed rate increase

CINCINNATI — “A new plan on the table from Duke Energy may cost you more money even if you don’t buy your electricity from Duke. Ohio’s electric de-regulation law allows customers to pick who supplies their electricity, and right now, Duke has nearly 40 competitors in Ohio… However, Duke still delivers […]