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State energy regulators are considering a new plan from Columbus-based American Electric Power that would allow the utility to increase rates for customers.

aepohio.com

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio earlier this week approved the second phase of Columbus-based American Electric Power's plan to install smart meters across most of its service territory.

law.capital.edu

An Ohio Senate panel has rejected the governor's pick for a seat on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

wnct.com

Columbus City Council last night approved a 37 thousand 500 dollar payment to an Upper Arlington couple whose home was damaged by a natural gas leak and house explosion in March of last year.

firstenergycorp.com

Consumer groups are appealing the Public Utility Commission of Ohio's decision to increase rates to guaranteed profits for Akron-based FirstEnergy's coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

cleveland.com

Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered the creation of a hotline for oil-and-gas emergencies, and authorized two state departments to start setting it up.

law.capital.edu

The man Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is getting mixed reviews.

State of Ohio

The governor has named a new chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

State of Ohio

Just a few weeks after a controversial decision that federal regulators have now overturned, the head of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio  has announced he’s quitting. 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says the controversial power purchase agreements allowing two Ohio utilities to impose short-term rate increases cannot take effect until the agency approves them.

PUCO Approves Utilities Plan To Raise Rates To Subsidize Older Plants

Mar 31, 2016

State regulators have approved a pair of deals that allow FirstEnergy and AEP to impose multi-billion dollar rate increases on electricity customers to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

A new area code takes effect in central Ohio on January 30th. 

wnct.com

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has fined Columbia Gas 200 thousand dollars for failing to properly disconnect a service line into an Upper Arlington home that exploded last March.

Ohio Citizen Action

Utilities, energy officials and environmental advocates are debating a proposal that would set the stage for the future of energy in Ohio.

A deal between an environmental group and Columbus-based American Electric Power could change the future landscape of energy generation for the company. 

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio investigators recommend Columbia Gas be fined 400 thousand dollars for a gas explosion that destroyed an Upper Arlington house and damaged others nearby.

virginmobileusa.com

The central Ohio region is running out of phone numbers using the 614 area code, so people who get a new phone number will soon have an all new area code to come with it.

State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Andre Porter to lead the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. 

State of Ohio

Tom Johnson is resigning as chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio but will continue to serve as a commissioner.

aeptexas.com

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved a request by Columbus-based American Electric Power to remotely disconnect the electricity of 132 thousand central Ohio customers who have smart meters but have not paid their bills.

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