Leading Power Producer Joins Critics of FirstEnergy’s Bailout

EDF statement from Dick Munson, Director, Midwest Clean Energy

December 30, 2015
Catherine Ittner, (512) 691-3458, cittner@edf.org

(OHIO – December 30, 2015) Exelon, a leading competitive energy provider, today filed testimony to challenge FirstEnergy’s four billion dollar bailout request for its uneconomic power plants. Exelon argues that existing power markets, rather than subsidies, will provide the lowest-cost and most reliable power in Ohio.

“Exelon is prepared to supply reliable electricity at a far lower cost to Ohioans than FirstEnergy is proposing. In asking for a fair and competitive energy market, Exelon joins the growing chorus of opposition toward FirstEnergy’s bailout.”

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