In an announcement on the web site dedicated to its request for proposal for 10-year renewable energy credit ("REC") and solar renewable energy credit ("SREC") contracts, FirstEnergy affirmed its commitment to meeting its obligations under Ohio's renewable portfolio standard ("RPS") following a recent news report indicating FirstEnergy may have triggered the RPS cost cap.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has opened a new docket - Case No. 11-5201-EL-RDR - to consider FirstEnergy Corp.’s compliance with the cost cap provisions under Ohio’s renewable portfolio standard.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio this week approved FirstEnergy's three-year energy efficiency and peak-demand-reduction portfolio plan.
Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. is asking the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to lower its 2010 solar requirement under the state's renewable portfolio standard because, according to the utility, there were not enough in-state solar renewable energy credits ("SRECs") available for purchase.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) is currently accepting comments on a draft renewal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for storm water discharges associated with industrial activity.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved, with one modification, American Electric Power's energy efficiency and peak demand reduction program portfolio plans (available here) for 2010 through 2012.
Ohio Senate Bill 221 (SB 221) enacted in 2008 and aimed at encouraging Ohio businesses and utilities to adopt renewable and advanced energy technologies - also includes new energy efficiency and peak demand standards that utilities must meet through energy efficiency programs.
FirstEnergy Corp now will be able to recover administrative fees incurred when it finds energy efficiency savings at existing customer-sited projects, following the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's (PUCO) reversal of one of its own decisions.
FirstEnergy Corp will now be able to recover administrative fees incurred when the utility finds energy efficiency savings at existing customer-sited projects, following the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's reversal of one of its own decisions.