With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
There’s good news for thousands of owners of all-electric homes across Northern Ohio.
Last year, some customers of First Energy were outraged when they were sent 2 energy-saving light bulbs by the utility and then learned they’d be billed a total of more than 21 dollars for them. Now, a consumer advocacy agency and a state lawmaker are teaming up to propose a system they say could help utilities avoid that kind of public relations nightmare and still help promote energy efficiency.
Three current members of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and a fourth who was about to take seat on the commission resigned after questions about the process by which they were picked.