The power plant bailout law included what experts call a distorted version of decoupling that guaranteed utility’s revenue regardless of a downturn in electricity demand.
The order comes as newly released documents point to a larger role on legislative matters for the former utilities commission chair.
Critics question whether the former Ohio utility commission chair should have recused himself more often to avoid any appearance of bias.
Evasive legal responses don’t say what happened after funds from ratepayers went into a money pool.
Case filings and delay of possible nuclear bailout combine to block Ohioans from learning more before voting.