Threats to Ohio’s Competitive Market for Electricity


Ongoing efforts by FirstEnergy (FE) and AEP Ohio (AEP) to secure non-bypassable customer subsidization of the utilities’ uneconomic power plants put the benefits of Ohio’s and the region’s electricity markets at risk. In continuing its opposition to the utilities’ proposals to secure guaranteed profits for their uneconomic generation assets, the OMA Energy Group is standing up to protect energy markets.  The utilities’ efforts to add non-bypassable charges to the market-based price of power would cause electricity customers to pay above market prices, undermining the competitiveness of the state’s industrial economy. Read an issue brief here.  Contact OMA’s Ryan Augsburger for more information.