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Is Your Power Company Fighting in Court Against Safeguards From Mercury and ...
Last week marked the deadline for lawsuits to challenge EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants.
Electricity marketers pitch alternatives to AEP's rates
The utility whose territory includes central Ohio, Canton, Findlay and Athens. Thecompany provides electricity delivery for all customers inthe area.
AEP shuts Texas Oklaunion coal plant for planned work
May 14 American Electric Power Co Inc shut its 670-megawatt Oklaunion coal-fired power unit in Texas on Monday for routine maintenance and repairs, the company told the state pollution regulators in a report.
Even in Coal Country, the Fight for an Industry
Across the United States, the industry is under siege, threatened by new regulations from Washington, environmentalists fortified by money from Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York City, and natural gas companies intent on capturing ...
10 Utility Stocks to Power Your Portfolio
American Electric (NYSE:AEP) owns power companies across the U.S. In the last 12 months, AEP stock has gained 7% compared to smaller gains by the broader markets.
The Backbone of the Electric System: A Legacy of Coal and the Challenge of ...
Utility companies were able to interconnect multiple plants, allowing the most efficient plants to deliver power to a wide area, provide backup power, and further reduce electricity costs. The use of coal for electric generation expanded rapidly to ...
Power providers in nasty faceoff
A recent merger has made FirstEnergy the larger of the two, following decades when AEP was the biggest kid on the block. Last year, FirstEnergy was the eighth-largest company in Ohio by revenue. AEP was 11th.AEP portrays FirstEnergy as a mean man in ...
Sky-high Electric Bills Courtesy of Obama EPA's War on Coal
“So much for President Obama's claims to be for an 'all-of-the-above' approach - these regulations are designed specifically to kill coal in American electricity generation, which will significantly raise energy prices on American families. This plan ...
EPA Carbon Standard Takes a Bite out of Pollution
Tenaska Inc. announced on May 8that it may convert its proposed Taylorville, Illinois, coal-fired power plant into a natural gas facility.
Property-tax fights always result in losers
American Electric Power filed the largest request this year, seeking a reduction on the value of its headquarters building Downtown at 1 Riverside Plaza.