Michigan losing patience with Rockport plant’s excessive costs
The days of Indiana Michigan Power overcharging for electricity produced by its Rockport power plant may be ending, as Michigan regulators have rejected more than $10 million in costs the company tried to pass on to consumers. “The Commission found that the costs of energy generated by the Rockport plant were well above other long-term… Read more »
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Michigan rejects OVEC costs while Ohio remains inactive
Michigan regulators have disallowed $1,025,628 in excess charges for electricity from the coal-fired power plants owned by the Ohio Valley Electric Corp., a dramatic contrast with Ohio regulators paralyzed by the corrupt HB 6 law. On April 11, the Michigan Public Service Commission disallowed the costs Indiana & Michigan Power (I&M) sought to recover for… Read more »
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Anti-solar activists show dismay about Frasier Solar testimony
Anti-solar activists used to spreading disinformation to supportive audiences expressed dismay Thursday as solar supporters presented their case for the 800-acre Frasier project in Knox County, Ohio. “For the first hour and a half there was literally 1 opponent- Barry Lester,” one commenter on the Knox Smart Development Facebook page said. “How did this happen?… Read more »
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Self-committing electricity drives up costs for consumers, report shows
Electricity customers paid $10 billion in excess electricity costs between 2016 and 2022 because utilities sent expensive coal-generated power to the grid and crowded out cheaper alternatives, a new report released Tuesday shows. These higher costs, consulting firm RMI reported, meant that some electricity customers sacrificed other essentials to pay for power. “One way we… Read more »
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