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Electric consumer information

Long term energy forecast and quarterly data reports

Pursuant to ORC 4935.01(A), PUCO staff presents year by year forecasts of the prevailing energy, economic and demographic trends in the U.S., Ohio and utility service areas in Ohio over a 20-year period.

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Electric power outages: a PUCO guide to being prepared
Electric power outages: a PUCO guide to being prepared

While the electric distribution system in Ohio is typically safe and reliable, service interruptions can result from weather conditions such as thunderstorms, high winds, or snow storms. The PUCO has some suggestions and answers to frequently asked questions if weather events should occur and cause a service interruption.

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Ohio’s renewable energy portfolio standard
Ohio’s renewable energy portfolio standard

By the year 2027, 12.5 percent of the electricity sold by each utility or electric services company within Ohio must be generated from renewable energy sources.

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U.S. EPA’s clean power plan and next steps for Ohio

On June 2, 2014, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, proposed rules to reduce carbon pollution from existing electricity-generating power plants. Termed the Clean Power Plan, it requires each state to develop a unique state-specific plan to achieve carbon reduction targets by 2030.

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