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For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

PUCO schedules local public hearings for Duke Energy Ohio’s electric security plan application

COLUMBUS, OHIO (August 5, 2014) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today scheduled four local public hearings to provide the public an opportunity to express their views regarding Duke Energy Ohio’s electric security plan application (14-0841-EL-SSO). The hearings are scheduled as follows:

  • Monday, September 8, 2014

6:30  p.m.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Main Building, Room 342
320 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45223.

  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014

6:30 p.m.
Union Township Civic Center Hall
4350 Aicholtz Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245.

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014

6:30 p.m.
City Building, City Council Chambers, Lower Level
1 Donham Plaza, Middletown, Ohio 45042.

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

12:30 p.m.
Cincinnati City Hall, Council Chambers
801 Plum Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

The evidentiary hearing for the electric security plan case will begin October 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the PUCO offices in Columbus.

On May 29, 2014, Duke Energy Ohio filed an application for an electric security plan to be in effect from June 2015 through May 2018.

The PUCO staff will file its testimony regarding the case on October 2, 2014.

Those who testify at the local public hearing will have their comments added to the case record.

Consumers may also submit comments online at or by mail addressed to 180 E. Broad, Columbus, OH 43215. Correspondence should include the case number 14-0841-EL-SSO


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.

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