Energy Roundup: Demands for More Information on AEP Ohio Outages
AEP Ohio is facing calls for a deeper probe into last June’s widespread power outages, according to reports. The Ohio Consumers’ Counsel has filed a motion to compel the utility to respond to its questions.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is disputing a plaintiff counsel’s notion that they should receive 33% of a FirstEnergy ratepayer class-action settlement.
The average gasoline price in Ohio is again near $4 per gallon after a group of oil-producing nations agreed to slash oil production by 2 million barrels per day.
Decision time is nearing for President Joe Biden regarding the next five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program, reports say, as the administration faces mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle.
The chairman of LNG company Tellurian says “cheap” $4 to $5 U.S. natural gas is “a thing of the past.”
The Inflation Reduction Act will spur clean energy manufacturing in the U.S., tax experts say.
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $8 million in grants for electric vehicle charging stations at 32 locations in 25 counties.
Meanwhile, Visual Capitalist has published this infographic to illustrate which countries have used the most fossil fuels, nuclear, and renewable energy during the past 40 years. (Over the last decade, China has used more coal than the rest of the world, combined.) 10/6/2022