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FirstEnergy rate hike vote suspended

(Source: First Energy) (Source: First Energy)

It appears FirstEnergy customers will not see their electric bills go up for the time being.

A vote on a bill in the Ohio House that would allow FirstEnergy to raise rates is suspended.

The company wants the rate hike to pay for it's nuclear power plant fleet.

A Committee Chairman says Ohio House members do not seem interested on holding a vote on the matter.

If the bill is not passed, Davis Besse could be one of several power plants that could close.

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