Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
AEP Proposes Rate Cut For Residential Customers
American Electric Power is planning to cut rates for most residential customers by more than 12 percent.
A typical household bill would be 12.6 percent less than under current rates under a plan submitted by the utility. That’s based on forecasts of market conditions next year, when the plan would take effect.
A trial-like regulatory hearing process to implement the cut begins next week. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will issue a ruling later this year, and the plan would take effect in June 2015.
The rate would fall because AEP will be buying power through an auction process in which power-plant operators compete to offer the lowest price.