USA - February 14 2013 State Senator William Seitz (R-Cincinnati), chair of the Senate Public Utilities Committee, recently announced his intent to place on the committee's…
USA - September 13 2011 On September 7, 2011, Ohio Power Company and Columbus Southern Power Company as well as numerous intervening parties, filed a settlement before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio seeking approval of a 53-month electric security plan designed to transition AEP-Ohio to a fully competitive market for electric generation services.
USA - December 21 2010 On November 1, 2010, AEP Electric Power Service Corporation, on behalf of Ohio Power Company and Columbus Southern Power Company (collectively, “AEP-Ohio”), filed an application before FERC in FERC Docket No. ER11-1995 seeking authority to change the basis for compensation for capacity costs to a cost-based mechanism and included proposed formula rate templates under which the Companies would calculate their respective capacity costs under Section D.8 of Schedule 8.1 of the Reliability Assurance Agreement.
USA - May 26 2010 In 2009, and after more than a year of debate, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (the "Commission") finalized rules implementing the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) set forth in Senate Bill 221 (SB 221).
USA - April 21 2010 On July 31, 2008, Senate Bill 211 (SB 221) took effect—a major part of which requires Ohio utilities to implement energy efficiency and peak demand reduction programs to achieve gradual reductions in energy usage and electricity demand during peak times.