Power Breakfast for July 14, 2014

Portable power more affordable; Ohio seeks to pass power costs to consumers


powerbreakfastA nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Portable power technology is making it more affordable for consumers to cut ties to the electric grid with portable power, a Texas utility company president told the Dallas Business Journal, noting the utility industry’s need for innovation to keep up.
  • In Ohio, several utilities have asked the Public Utilities Commission to allow them to pass some of the costs to operate coal power plants to that states’ consumers, Dayton Daily News reports. From the article:

    “American Electric Power Co. officials said regulatory relief is needed to stabilize customer rates by providing a hedge against market volatility. If approved, the utilities could get more money for power plants that could not compete as well against other resources in the electric capacity market.”

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