Ohio Energy Report: September 2023

Enbridge to Buy East Ohio Gas Company, Two Other Utilities from Dominion Energy Inc. On September 5, 2023, Dominion Energy, Inc. (“Dominion”) announced that it entered into an agreement to sell the East Ohio Gas Company to Enbridge Inc., a Canadian pipeline operator. Enbridge will also acquire Questar Gas and the Public Service Company of … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: August 2023

Disbursement of Settlement Checks for HB 6 Class Action Lawsuit Underway On July 7, 2023, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (“the Court”) entered an Order approving the $49 million settlement reached in Smith v. FirstEnergy Corp., et al., Case No. 2:20-cv-3755. The Complaint in this class action case alleged … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: July 2023

Carolyn Brakey to Hold First Fundraiser for County Commissioner Bid Carolyn Brakey, General Counsel to Brakey Energy, is running for Geauga County Commissioner. She currently serves as President of the Geauga County Board of Health. She counts among her Board accomplishments ending mask mandates in Geauga County schools, making the department more efficient, and cutting … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: June 2023

Matt Brakey Files Testimony in AEP ESP V Case on Behalf of OELC On June 9, 2023, Regulatory Counsel for the Ohio Energy Leadership Council (OELC) submitted the direct testimony of Matt Brakey in AEP Ohio’s Fifth Electric Security Plan (ESP V) case before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). In his testimony, Matt … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: May 2023

Take Steps This Summer to Mitigate Your 2024/2025 Capacity Costs The start of this summer’s capacity cost management period is only two weeks away. For customers currently on a generation contract in which capacity charges are passed through, capacity charges are based on the customer’s metered demand during the five one-hour intervals of the year … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: April 2023

Residential Corner Electricity In an Ohio Energy Report first, we are leading with our Residential Corner section. With Standard Service Offer (SSO) rates skyrocketing in June, it is imperative that you, your family, friends, and neighbors execute supply agreements with Certified Retail Electric Service suppliers. Direct Energy (DE) is currently offering a competitive 6.19¢/kilowatt-hour (kWh) … Continued

BE Residential Update: April 2023

Electricity As has been extensively reported by both print and television media, default Standard Service Offer (SSO) power rates in Ohio are set to skyrocket come June 2023. It is important for customers that are currently (and prudently) defaulting to the SSO to resume competitively sourcing power by their May 2023 meter reads. Brakey Energy … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: March 2023

Industrial Energy Users-Ohio is now the Ohio Energy Leadership Council After 30 years of utilizing their energy expertise to advocate for energy intensive manufacturing and industrial customers, the Industrial Energy Users-Ohio has changed its name to Ohio Energy Leadership Council (OELC). Members sought to start their next chapter as an organization as OELC to better … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: February 2023

Brakey Energy Welcomes New Team Member We are pleased to welcome Justin Fienberg to the Brakey Energy team! Justin recently joined our company as an Associate Energy Analyst. Justin holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University and has a background in industrial manufacturing, optical engineering, and marketing. Before joining … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: January 2023

Brakey Energy Welcomes New Team Member We are pleased to welcome Brandon Powers to the Brakey Energy team! Brandon recently joined our company as an Energy Procurement Associate. Brandon holds a B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University and has a background in banking, financial markets, and derivatives. Before joining Brakey Energy, he worked … Continued