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For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
614 | 466 7750

PUCO sets local hearings on FirstEnergy electric security plan

COLUMBUS, OHIO (May 9, 2012) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today scheduled local public hearings to provide consumers an opportunity to express their views on FirstEnergy’s electric security plan.

The local public hearings are scheduled as follows:

  • Akron
    June 4, 2012 at 6 p.m.
    Oliver R. Ocasek Government Center
    161 South High Street
  • Toledo
    June 7, 2012 at 6 p.m.
    Michael V. Disalle Government Center
    County Commissioners Hearing Room, 1st Floor
    640 Jackson Street
  • Cleveland
    June 12, 2012 at 6 p.m.
    Cleveland City Hall
    Council Chambers, Room 216
    601 Lakeside Avenue

FirstEnergy filed an ESP application and accompanying stipulation with the PUCO on April 13, 2012. FirstEnergy and the other signatory parties to the stipulation propose a plan for the supply and pricing of electric generation service through May 31, 2016. 

More information regarding FirstEnergy’s ESP proposal is available online at Click on the link to the Docketing Information System (DIS) and enter the case number 12-1230-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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