Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
American Electric Power is facing opposition from around the state to the utility’s request to make its Ohio customers pick up a $62 million tab for repairs from last summer’s severe storms.
Utility regulators have nixed a deal between American Electric Power Co. and a massive solar farm planned near Zanesville, putting the project’s future in jeopardy.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a state law that keeps AEP and other utilities from earning excessive profits.
State officials say help may be available for those with uninsured losses from last week’s superstorm Sandy.
American Electric Power says hundreds of line workers are headed to Ohio and other states likely to see effects from Hurricane Sandy.
Columbus-based American Electric Power says company profits fell by nearly 50 percent in the third quarter.
Some American Electric Power customers can expect to see single digit rate increases in their power bills. Thatâ€™s as a result of a ruling today by the state Public Utilities Commission.
American Electric Power is finishing up its work restoring power to the few remaining customers who lost it during the June 29th storm. Now comes the task of totaling what the storm cost AEP, and who is going pay for it. WOSU reports the utility likely will ask its customers to pay much of the tab.
American Electric Power says no cost estimate for repairs is yet available. Four years ago, the bill to restore power after winds from Hurricane Ike blew through totaled more than $41 million. AEP was allowed to recover $28 million of those costs through delayed rate increases.
About 89,000 American Electric Power customers are still in the dark a week after heavy storms hit Ohio.