Ohio Energy Report: May 2024

PUCO Approves FirstEnergy’s ESP V with Modifications On May 15, 2024, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) issued an Opinion and Order modifying and approving FirstEnergy’s (FE) Fifth Electric Security Plan (ESP V). This Opinion and Order authorizes FE to implement its ESP V for a five-year period beginning on June 1, 2024 and … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: March 2024

Carolyn’s Campaign We are excited to announce that Carolyn Brakey is the Republican nominee for Geauga County Commissioner! Carolyn secured a 14-point victory Tuesday night. Carolyn now advances to November where she will face a Democrat challenger. Thank you for the incredible and ongoing support from so many of our clients and colleagues. Please feel … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: February 2024

Make Plans to Attend the Upcoming Ohio Energy Management Conference The Brakey team will have a strong presence at this month’s Ohio Energy Management Conference and will be leading several workshops. The conference is Ohio’s premier conference on energy rates, regulations, and efficiency. It will take place February 27-28 at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel. Brakey … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: January 2024

AEP Zone Load Registers Near Predictive 1CP Level in Arctic Blast Brakey Energy provides email and text alerts in advance of loads having the potential to set the year’s American Electric Power (AEP) Zone Transmission Coincident Peak (CP, or 1CP) to clients enrolled in AEP’s Basic Transmission Cost Rider (BTCR) transmission pilot program. In mid-January, … Continued

Ohio Energy Report: November 2023

Dominion Energy Ohio Files New Rate Case On October 31, 2023, Dominion Energy Ohio (DEO) filed a new rate case with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). As stated in the application, DEO is seeking approval of an increase in distribution rates for natural gas service, an alternative rate plan, changes in DEO’s accounting … Continued

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