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2018 Long-Term Forecast Report Of Ohio Power Company

Sep. 24, 2018

American Electric Power (AEP) recently filed an amended long-term forecast with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. The report outlines the a plan for AEP Ohio to procure at least 900 MW of economical renewable energy generation in its service territory.  The clean energy resources are being proposed outside of a regular integrated resource plan, and plans for individual projects could be filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio next week. A utility survey showed a majority of AEP Ohio customers were willing to pay more for renewables — though there was significantly greater enthusiasm in the residential segment. 

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Submitted by: Eric Romich, OSU Extension Field Specialist, Energy Education