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Cleveland Plain Dealer: FirstEnergy to End Energy Efficiency Programs

ELPC’s Robert Kelter spoke with JohnFunk of the Cleveland Plain Dealer about FirstEnergy’s plan to gut long running and successful energy efficiency programs. This story is reposed from the Cleveland Plain Dealer and can be found at: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/09/energy_efficiency_programs_wil.html Energy efficiency programs will end for FirstEnergy customers By John Funk, The Plain Dealer AKRON, Ohio —

Energywire: Green Groups Push FirstEnergy on Decommissioning Funding

June 7, 2018 Green Groups Push FirstEnergy on Decommissioning Funding By Jeffrey Tomich A coalition of environmental groups is urging regulators to take enforcement action against FirstEnergy Corp. and bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions on the grounds that the companies have inadequate funding set aside to meet nuclear decommissioning requirements for reactors in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The

ELPC Asks Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Protect Consumers and Taxpayers from FirstEnergy Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Cost Bailout

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Jakubiak ELPC Asks Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Protect Consumers and Taxpayers from FirstEnergy Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Cost Bailout A Review of Decommissioning Funds Reported by FirstEnergy Indicates Significant Shortfalls, Signaling the Need for Federal Investigation, Strong Action The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) filed a petition with the United

Cleveland Plain Dealer: FirstEnergy to Offer Efficiency Programs While Trying to Kill Programs

FirstEnergy Corp. ordered to offer CFL bulbs, efficiency rebates, while it tries to overturn the law requiring efficiency programs By John Funk FirstEnergy Corp.’s compact fluorescent light bulb program is back, but this time it’s up to consumers to call the company to receive them. FirstEnergy is also preparing to give direct subsidies to retail

BREAKING: ELPC Joins EDF, OEC Ask Ohio Supreme Court to Block FirstEnergy Bailout

  December 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Groups Challenge FirstEnergy Bailout at Ohio Supreme Court Joint statement from EDF, OEC and ELPC COLUMBUS –  The Ohio Environmental Council, Environmental Defense Fund, and Environmental Law & Policy Center today appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s (PUCO) bailout for

ELPC Statement on the FirstEnergy Solutions Bankruptcy

APRIL 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Jakubiak ELPC Statement on the FirstEnergy Solutions Bankruptcy STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY CENTER Howard Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center, said in response to FirstEnergy Solutions filing for bankruptcy and the company’s plans to close three

Midwest Energy News: ELPC Questions FirstEnergy’s Withholding of Documents, More Opposing Voices Join the Chorus

That proposal followed a commitment made two weeks ago by Chicago-based Exelon Corporation to provide the same amount of energy for $2 billion less with resources whose emissions would be 100 percent carbon-free. “Dynegy agrees with Exelon that this process should be competitive,” Dynegy president and CEO Robert Flexon said in a prepared statement when

Cleveland Plain Dealer: FirstEnergy Must Guarantee Nuclear Clean Up, Environmental Groups Tell Feds

FirstEnergy must guarantee nuclear clean up, environmental groups tell feds By John Funk CLEVELAND, Ohio – FirstEnergy’s power plant subsidiaries have not put enough money into federally mandated decommissioning trust funds to pay for the shutdown and cleanup of each of its four nuclear reactors, charges an environmental group with a reputation as a legally

Crain’s Cleveland Applauds PUCO for Putting the Brakes on FirstEnergy Deal

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio should be applauded for putting the brakes on a proposed settlement plan with FirstEnergy Corp. that would leave ratepayers footing the bill for the utility’s plan to keep a handful of antiquated power plants online. A PUCO administrative judge last Wednesday, Dec. 9, ruled that more hearings are needed

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Approves FirstEnergy Energy Efficiency Plan, EE Saves Customers Money

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2013     Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Approves FirstEnergy Energy Efficiency Plan Plan Falls Short, But Review Shows Energy Efficiency Saves Ohio Customers Money   The Ohio Public Utilities Commission has approved FirstEnergy’s plans to meet state energy efficiency standards with a number of programs, including offering residential customers

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