Subscribe to email notifications Follow the PUCO on Facebook Follow the PUCO on Twitter

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

 
Damage prevention

Enforcement of Ohio's underground protection laws begins Jan. 1, 2016. Commercial excavators, utility operators, designers and developers who fail to follow safe digging practices may be subject to penalties and fines.

Read More
April 12, 2016
Telephone network transition
Telephone network transition

The telecommunications industry is rapidly changing across America. In an effort to transition Ohio’s telecommunications industry to new and advanced technologies, the network transition law, House Bill 64, requires the PUCO to establish a collaborative process to address the Internet-protocol transition.

Read More
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.

Read More
Email updates