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Electric consumer information

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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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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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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