• AEP warns of job cuts if PUCO slow to OK charge


    American Electric Power’s top executive says the company will have to make drastic cuts in jobs and investment if Ohio utility regulators do not move quickly to allow an increase in a key charge paid by competing electricity suppliers. Nick Akins, president and CEO of the Columbus-based utility, said he faces difficult choices because of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s decision last week to throw out the company’s rate plan that went into effect last month.

    I encourage you to Visit the PUCO Page and Governors page in order to voice your opinion.