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IEEFA update:  Bailing out Ohio’s nuclear and coal plants unnecessary for supply or rate stability

IEEFA update: Bailing out Ohio’s nuclear and coal plants unnecessary for supply or rate stability

But $300 million annual charge would be bonanza for FirstEnergy Solutions

(IEEFA U.S.) – A bill before the Ohio General Assembly (HB 6), aimed at rescuing FirstEnergy Solutions’ economically uncompetitive aging nuclear and coal-fired power plants is misguided, according to a briefing note released by the Cleveland-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The briefing note: Bailout Bill a Bonanza for FirstEnergy Solutions, may […]

Report: FirstEnergy Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround

Report: FirstEnergy Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround

FirstEnergy: A Major Utility Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround (pdf) By Tom Sanzillo, Director of Finance and Cathy Kunkel, Fellow Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

October 6, 2014 Read More →

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U.S.-China Common Cause; Challenging a  FirstEnergy PR Campaign; Galion, Ohio, Takes on AMP-Prairie State

U.S.-China Common Cause; Challenging a FirstEnergy PR Campaign; Galion, Ohio, Takes on AMP-Prairie State

THE SURPRISE EMISSIONS-CONTROL AGREEMENT BETWEEN CHINA AND THE U.S. IS FRONT-PAGE NEWS across the world this morning—and the lead story in many papers—including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The Financial Times is among the those with useful perspective, including a piece published this morning under the headline: “Q&A: The U.S.-China Plan […]

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IEEFA Report: What’s Wrong With FirstEnergy, Part 5
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IEEFA Report: What’s Wrong With FirstEnergy, Part 5

By Tom Sanzillo and Cathy Kunkel — We’re closing our weeklong series of blog posts around the weak financial performance and poor leadership of FirstEnergy Corp. by looking today at how the company has pursued an aggressive political and regulatory strategy in Ohio that hurts ratepayers and thwarts good public policy. Our report, published Monday,  […]

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Report: FirstEnergy Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround

Report: FirstEnergy Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround

FirstEnergy: A Major Utility Seeks a Subsidized Turnaround (pdf) By Tom Sanzillo, Director of Finance and Cathy Kunkel, Fellow Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

October 6, 2014 Read More →