As more natural gas and renewable power comes online, coal plants are running less. Yet utilities are not always quick to close those coal plants down.
Amid federal uncertainty, two of the state’s most notorious coal ash storage sites will likely test new cleanup rules adopted this year.
The agreement to close the troubled E.D. Edwards coal plant includes $8.6 million for local clean energy projects.
How affiliate arrangements, subsidies and riders led to higher electric bills in Ohio — even as power prices declined
Utility-friendly lawmakers and regulators have shielded Ohio utility power plant affiliates from competition at customers’ expense.
Investor-owned utilities will need to disclose when they operate power plants despite low wholesale market prices.