NOPEC and the Ohio Consumers Counsel (OCC) reached a settlement agreement with FirstEnergy to refund a record $306 million to consumers.
NOPEC Executive Director Chuck Keiper wrote to Governor DeWine's office imploring him to select a consumer-friendly appointee to chair the Public Utility Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC), Ohio Consumers' Counsel (OCC) and others urge commissioners to deny staff's recommended approval of FE Advisors and schedule full hearings and discovery as part of PUCO's larger corporate separation audit of FirstEnergy.
STUDY: Billions in Ohio Consumers Savings At Risk As Utilities Secure Costly Riders, Start Push to Eliminate Consumer Choice
Ohio consumers have saved a total of nearly $24 billion over the past 8 years by choosing their electricity suppliers in a deregulated market, but efforts by the state’s investor-owned utility companies are chipping away at those savings as the threat to reregulate energy markets intensifies.