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December 1, 2016
AEP Ohio's electric security plan III extension
AEP Ohio's electric security plan III extension

In November 2016, AEP Ohio filed a proposal to modify and extend its current ESP through May 2024. The PUCO approved the current ESP in February 2015, and it is set to expire in May 2018.

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November 8, 2016
NOPEC aggregation FAQ
NOPEC aggregation FAQ

Recent news of NOPEC and FirstEnergy Solutions ending their electric governmental aggregation agreement on Jan. 1, 2017 may have you scratching your head. Fear not! Here are some helpful frequently asked questions.

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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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January 21, 2016
U.S. EPA's clean power plan

On Aug. 3, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) issued final regulations on carbon emission reductions from steam electric and natural gas fired generating units under Clean Air Act section 111(d).

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The electric industry consists of three main components: generation, transmission, and distribution. The PUCO regulates all transmission and distribution companies.

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