Tag: Energy

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Blog WVCAEF August 15, 2022
Coal Waste: Turning Liabilities into Opportunities
This webinar hosted by ReImagine Appalachia will discuss what coal waste exists in our region and the potential benefits of these new technologies, key considerations for communities and other big questions for our region. More
Issues: coalEnergy
Blog WVCAEF June 21, 2022
Wheeling Area: Learn How to Lower Your Electric Bill
Becoming more energy independent will help grow our local economy, too, which we desperately need after decades of layoffs. We will have information about how other places have had success diversifying and transitioning their economies. More
Issues: Energy
Blog WVCAEF February 13, 2018
FirstEnergy Ends Bid to Sell Pleasants Power Plant
In a notice filed Monday, Feb. 5, with the Public Service Commission of West Virginia, FirstEnergy Corp. stated that it will stop fighting to transfer ownership of the Pleasants Power Plant to Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison, FirstEnergy’s West Virginia utilities. This is a major win for the 530,000 Mon Power and Potomac Edison consumers in West Virginia. This deal was bad from the beginning and the extensive evidence presented at the PSC proceeding made clear that the proposed transfer would benefit FirstEnergy and hurt West Virginians struggling to survive in today’s economy. More
Issues: Consumer ProtectionEnergyEnergy EfficiencyUtility Rates
Blog WVCAEF August 30, 2017
Coalition Opposes FirstEnergy’s Bad Deal for West Virginia
WV CAEF’s Energy Efficient West Virginia (EEWV) project has helped launch a coalition called West Virginians For Energy Freedom (WV4EF) to oppose FirstEnergy’s plan to transfer the obsolete Pleasants Power Plant to Mon Power and Potomac Edison. West Virginians don’t want to bail out FirstEnergy Corp. and its shareholders, and we shouldn’t have to! More
Issues: Consumer ProtectionEnergyEnergy EfficiencyUtility Rates
Blog Gary Zuckett July 6, 2017
Climate March Beats the Heat
The last Saturday in April was a scorcher with temperatures in the 90’s, as we gathered in Charleston for a ‘sister’ march to the People’s Climate March. Despite the heat, we nearly 400 folks from around the state assembled and marched to a rally at the state Capitol in solidarity with the national march in DC. More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnergyJobs