Schools and governments in Southwest Virginia want solar policy to match new state law.
FirstEnergy and American Electric Power earn substantial revenues beyond base distribution rates for electricity use.
A roughly $2 billion proposal in the works calls for AEP utilities to acquire three planned Oklahoma wind farms.
Developers still plan to build two projects, but they’ll likely move ahead in increments as customers for the power are secured.
A watchdog group shows a pattern of electric utilities supporting charities whose leaders in turn back bills or agency action favorable to companies.