Ohio Valley Electric Corp. (OVEC)
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Built by power companies for the DOD during the Cold War, Ohio Valley Electric Corp. is now part of a war fought by enviros against regulators, utilities.
Illinois is decarbonizing its electric generation, and Minnesota is focusing on EVs and transit emissions, but Ohio is keeping a coal plant subsidy.
Energy Harbor will pay almost $66 million to cancel a solar purchase power agreement signed by its predecessor, FirstEnergy Solutions.
Energy Harbor has agreed to pay OVEC $32.5 million and drop its attempt to abrogate a 30-year power purchase agreement.
FERC approved FirstEnergy Solutions’ bankruptcy plan by allowing investment funds to convert secured and unsecured bond claims into a 50% equity stake.
FirstEnergy Solutions asked the Ohio Supreme Court to block a vote to repeal $150 million in subsidies for its two nuclear plants.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost approved a draft petition to repeal the nuclear subsidy program, giving supporters seven weeks to get 265,000 signatures.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost rejected a draft petition to repeal the state’s nuclear subsidy program via ballot referendum, citing factual errors.
Ohio legislators approved a bill to subsidize FirstEnergy Solutions’ nuclear plants on Lake Erie, providing a lifeline to the industry in PJM.
The Ohio Senate passed the Clean Air Act to curb state renewable energy mandates and create subsidies for nuclear and coal plants.
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