The company disclosed the error in a Dec. 28 filing. It’s unlikely to sink the rate case, but it adds an element of uncertainty just as it nears the finish line.
With Ohio’s energy and energy efficiency standards again under attack, a new policy paper from Ohio State University attributes the lion’s share of electricity cost increases since 2008 to utilities and provisions that insulate them from full competition.
“Everyone is unhappy” with the state of the electric industry in Ohio, according to a report issued Tuesday by the state agency charged with protecting the interests of Ohio electric consumers. The Ohio Consumers’ Counsel wants the state legislature to convene a task force to begin addressing problems.
Demand-based charges normally reserved for big industrial users could also be applied to residential customers if an Illinois utility gets its way in the state legislature.