AEP to shut down North Texas coal-fired power plant

By: Kallanish Energy |

American Electric Power announced last week that it will shut down its coal-fired Oklaunion Power Station by September 2020, Kallanish Energy reports.

The 690-megawatt plant in Vernon, Texas, is unable to compete with cheaper electricity from renewables and natural gas-fired power plants in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (Ercot) […]

2018-09-28T09:27:13-05:00September 28th, 2018|Texas Market|

AEP Ohio customers to receive millions in bill credits and rate reductions from settlement

By: Chris White |

AEP Ohio has filed a settlement that would give customers over $600 million in customer benefits from tax savings.

The electric company says the settlement was filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The settlement outlines $607 million in customer benefits from tax savings created by the Tax […]

2018-09-28T09:25:23-05:00September 28th, 2018|Ohio Market|

Regulators crack down on power companies that don’t offer same deals to English, Spanish speakers

By: L.M. Sixel |

State regulators put retail electricity providers on notice Friday that if they don’t offer the same electricity plans to their Spanish-speaking customers as they do to their English-speaking ones, the Public Utility Commission will yank them off the state’s Power to Choose website, where millions of Texans shop for […]

2018-09-17T12:39:01-05:00September 17th, 2018|Texas Market|

Want to know much you’d be paying if you were still with ComEd? AG pushes utility to tell you monthly.

By: Steve Daniels |

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is pressing the state’s major electric utilities, including Commonwealth Edison, to prominently display on the bills of customers getting their electricity from unregulated suppliers what they would have paid in dollars and cents if they were getting the juice from utilities.

In a Sept. 5 […]

2018-09-07T10:38:28-05:00September 7th, 2018|Illinois Market|