2019 Hurricane Season, El Niño, and Your Ohio Electric Rates

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Are Your Ohio Electric Rates Hurricane-Ready? This year’s hurricane season is well underway. As Ohioan can attest from Tropical Storm Barry’s recent visit, storms like these are not to be taken lightly. Because of the combination of growing storm intensity and high regional demands for energy, tropical cyclones now cause wider-felt market disruptions. In turn, […]

Ohio Electricity Customers to Pay More for HB6?

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Electricity Bill Generating Worry for Ohio Renewables Generating company First Energy Solutions is in the midst of Chapter 11 reorganization. The company told state lawmakers that if doesn’t find a buyer for both Ohio nuclear plants or a way for them to generate a profit within Ohio’s competitive electricity market it will start closing them in […]

Ohio Electricity Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes Part 2

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Recently, I was reading through some Ohio energy provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Ohio natural gas or electricity plans that wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how […]

Ohio Electric Utility Scams on the Rise

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Door to door salespeople want to see my Ohio electric bill! If someone ever offers you the best Ohio electric rate that sounds too good to be true, walk away! Law enforcement and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) are on alert because there’s been an awful LOT of electric utility scams in Ohio. […]

PUCO Rejects AEP Renewable Power Project

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PUCO says AEP doesn’t need 900MW. In an effort to satisfy consumers and provide power at lower electric rates long-term, AEP Ohio seeks permission from PUCO for a 900MW renewable energy project in Ohio. But AEP doesn’t want to pay for the wind and solar energy project out of their own pocket. Instead, they aim […]

Ohio Electricity Lessons From Customer Mistakes, Part 1

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Recently, I was reading through some Ohio energy provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Ohio natural gas or electricity plans that wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how […]

What is Ohio’s Winter Reconnect Order?

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Ohio’s Winter Reconnect Order can help if you’re struggling to pay a high electric bill. From Cleveland to Cincinnati, many of us know the pinch of a tight budget and have had to make tough choices on where to spend our money. If your utility bill isn’t making the cut for your most necessary expenses […]

Improving Your Ohio Home’s Energy Efficiency For Winter

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How can I save money with a more energy efficient home this winter? Whether you’re in Cleveland or Cincinnati, it’s always a good season to save money. But when the temperatures start dropping, saving on your electricity seems like an impossible goal. The truth is, with just a few simple strategies you can lower your […]

How Big Is Ohio Solar?

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What’s the future for solar energy in Ohio? With it’s long and dreary winters, you might not think of Ohio as a booming market for solar energy. But with several massive solar projects recently approved and announced in the Buckeye state, that is about to change. The announced projects which will be located primarily in […]

PUCO Reaches Rate Settlement With AEP and DP&L

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Utilities agree to reduced rates and credits reflecting federal tax cuts. After months of negotiation, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has reached a compromise with two major electric utilities for rate adjustments following the major federal tax break established at the beginning of the year. DP&L had been resistant to suggestions from PUCO […]