Public Utilities Commission of Ohio http://wyso.org en State Unveils "Apples To Apples" Energy Choice Website http://wyso.org/post/state-unveils-apples-apples-energy-choice-website <p>The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has created a new interactive tool that allows consumers to shop using side-by-side comparisons in an effort to help customers who want to pick electric and natural gas suppliers.</p><p>Todd Snitchler, PUCO chairman, says the new website will eliminate the confusion surrounding energy choice and equip consumers with the information needed to make the best decicion.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:28:04 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow 46180 at http://wyso.org State Unveils "Apples To Apples" Energy Choice Website Ohio Regulator's Travel Expenses Raises Eyebrows http://wyso.org/post/ohio-regulators-travel-expenses-raises-eyebrows <p>The group that regulates Ohio's utilities sent over 30 of its staff to a conference in Orlando before the holidays, costing utility customers $34,660. Dayton Daily News reporter Laura Bischoff <a href="http://www.mydaytondailynews.com/news/news/travel-by-puco-board-questioned/nchsp/" target="_blank">examined the expenses surrounding the trip</a>. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:44:57 +0000 Emily McCord 44995 at http://wyso.org Ohio Regulator's Travel Expenses Raises Eyebrows Ohio Plan Would Trade Electric Rate Cuts for Jobs http://wyso.org/post/ohio-plan-would-trade-electric-rate-cuts-jobs <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio &ndash; Ohio regulators are proposing that companies get breaks on their electric bills for certain levels of new hiring and investment in the state.</p><p>Public Utilities Commission of Ohio spokeswoman, Beth Trombold, tells The Columbus Dispatch the plan is aimed at boosting jobs and economic development. It&rsquo;s likely the rate cuts would mainly go to large businesses and that other electric customers would pay more.</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:32:53 +0000 Associated Press 2570 at http://wyso.org