Ohio - SB 128 - 2017

Regarding the zero-emissions nuclear resource program.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 06-22-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: John Eklund (Senate/Republican), Frank LaRose (Senate/Republican)





Actions (2)

  • 04-06-2017 - Introduced
  • 04-26-2017 - Refer to Committee

News (5)

Ohio lawmakers introduce bill to support FirstEnergy's nuclear plants - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:57:51 GMT

The bill that is soon to be introduced in Ohio uses a different name, ZEN, but it is similar in many respects to the efforts in other states. To qualify for the ZEN, a nuclear plant would have to be connected to the PJM Interconnection. SB 128 also ...

National nuclear, gas interests target Ohio plant subsidy debate - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:23:42 GMT

The American Petroleum Institute testified before the Ohio Senate Public Utilities Committee earlier this week against legislation that would create a subsidy for nuclear power in the state. ... is heating up in Ohio with Exelon, the nation's largest ...

Ohio lawmakers introduce bill to bail out FirstEnergy's nuclear plants - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:57:51 GMT

To qualify for the ZEN, a nuclear plant would have to be connected to the PJM Interconnection. SB 128 also would require all Ohio electric distribution companies with a nuclear plant in its service territory to participate in the program. The bill ...

Generators, business groups line up against Ohio nuclear bill - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:26:01 GMT

... takes a similar line, arguing that the bill would allow FirstEnergy to prop up its business on the backs of Ohio consumers.” The group says it supports nuclear power as part of an all-of-the-above approach but calls the bill, SB 128, a “wolf in ...

Ohio Legislators Introduce FirstEnergy's Nuclear Power Plant 'Bailout' Plan - Cleveland Scene Weekly
Published by clevescene.com
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:19:52 GMT

... of Ohio and, invariably, state legislators in support of what many have called a nuclear power plant "bailout": increased rates for customers, who will ostensibly foot the bill of FirstEnergy's competition with newer, cleaner energy production ...