December 2, 2023


Ohio PUC Upholds FirstEnergy Subsidy
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) rejected challenges to their order awarding FirstEnergy a subsidy worth more than $600 million.
Michigan Upper Peninsula Getting its Own Utility
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will get its own utility, two new generating plants and maybe additional transmission following actions by regulators and MISO.
FirstEnergy Posts $1.1B Loss, Eyes Exit from Merchant Generation
FirstEnergy posted a $1.1 billion second-quarter loss, much of it related to the pending closure of five coal-fired units.
PUCO Staff Recommends $131M Annual Rider for FirstEnergy
PUCO staff has proposed a new rider for FirstEnergy in order to maintain the company’s investment-grade credit rating.
Ex-Ohio Regulators Debate AEP, FirstEnergy PPAs
Two former Ohio regulators debated FirstEnergy’s and AEP’s controversial PPAs in the opening session of the MACRUC Annual Education Conference.
FirstEnergy Foes Ask FERC to Step in Again in Ohio Dispute
Groups opposing FirstEnergy's plan to win subsidies from Ohio regulators asked FERC to again intervene in the dispute.
UPDATED: PUCO Grants FirstEnergy Rehearing on PPA; Opponents File Protests
PUCO agreed to hear FirstEnergy's arguments for why it should be able to withdraw its controversial power purchase agreement and substitute a new plan.
AEP, FirstEnergy Revise PPA Requests to Avoid FERC Review
After a yearlong battle to win approval from Ohio regulators for their controversial PPAs, FirstEnergy and AEP Ohio want  to start over.
PJM: MOPR Could be Improved, but not by BRA
PJM asked FERC not to order changes to the RTO’s minimum offer price rule before May’s Base Residual Auction.
UPDATED: FERC Action Awaited Following PUCO OK on PPAs
The Public Utiities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) unanimously approved modified versions of two controversial power purchase agreements for AEP and FirstEnergy.

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