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FirstEnergy’s Efficiency Plans Face Critical Review

FirstEnergy could make millions in profits from its energy efficiency plan Midwest Energy News, September 22, 2016 Critics say FirstEnergy’s plan to resume its energy efficiency programs in Ohio could let the company take credit for work done by others and make millions of dollars as a result — at customers’ expense. Profiting from others’ work? FirstEnergy’s […]

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Ohio’s Energy Mandates Study Committee Report Found Severely Lacking

Gita Subramony for Zondits, November 6, 2015. Image credit: Martin Fisch In 2014, energy efficiency and renewable standards came under fire in Ohio. Spurred by Koch-funded interests, Ohio legislators introduced an opt-out (for large industrial customers to opt out of energy efficiency programs and surcharges), which then snowballed into an attack on energy efficiency and renewable […]

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Ohio Committee Examines the Cost-Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency

Ohio energy standards committee to look at efficiency costs Midwest Energy News, May 4, 2015. Image credit: edar As Ohio’s Energy Mandates Study Committee takes up energy efficiency this week, data continue to show the programs are cost-effective for ratepayers. An expert scheduled to appear before the committee this week has just released a 20-state study showing […]