FirstEnergy rate hike vote suspended

FirstEnergy rate hike vote suspended

COLUMBUS, OH (WTOL) - It appears FirstEnergy customers will not see their electric bills go up for the time being.

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.

Follow WTOL:  

Download our app here

Copyright 2017 WTOL. All rights reserved.