utilities Franklin County Set To Raise Water And Sewer Rates By Nick Evans • Dec 16, 2019 Atiya / Pixabay Franklin County Commissioners vote Tuesday on raising rates for sewer and water customers. AEP Will Send Customers Some Savings From Federal Tax Cut By Associated Press • Oct 4, 2018 Electric cat / Wikimedia Commons Ohio utility regulators have approved an agreement returning proceeds of the federal tax cut to customers of Columbus-based AEP. Ohio Utility Regulators Looking Into Smart Grid Technology By The Associated Press Ohio • Mar 8, 2017 Flickr Ohio's utility commission is launching an exploration of prospective high-tech improvements to the state's electricity grid and what regulatory and policy changes are needed to capitalize on them. AEP Sells Four Power Plants, Three In Ohio; Blames Deregulation By Debbie Holmes • Sep 14, 2016 google.com Columbus based utility, American Electric Power, has agreed to sell four of its power plants; 3 in Ohio to private-equity firms. AEP CEO Wants Ohio To Turn Back To Regulated Energy Market By Andy Chow • Apr 29, 2016 State officials, utilities and other groups have worked on deregulating the energy market in Ohio for more than a decade. Now two major utility companies want to go back toward re-regulation after the feds nixed their temporary rate hike plan. Critics Say FirstEnergy Plans Will Cost Customers In The Long Run By Andy Chow - Ohio Public Radio • May 11, 2015 Wikipedia / Creative Commons Supporters and opponents of a plan from FirstEnergy say it will cost customers more for the first three years, but that's where the agreement ends.