Ohio PUC Upholds FirstEnergy Subsidy August 17, 2017By Rich Heidorn Jr.Ohio regulators rejected challenges to their order awarding FirstEnergy a subsidy worth more than $600 million. | FirstEnergy Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:PUCO Staff Recommends $131M Annual Rider for FirstEnergyPUCO staff has proposed a new rider for FirstEnergy in order to maintain the company’s investment-grade credit rating.FirstEnergy Closing Largest Coal Plant in Ohio; Bay Shore also in PerilFirstEnergy will retire four units at its Sammis coal-fired power plant and sell or deactivate its Bay Shore plant by 2020.FirstEnergy Selling Merchant Fleet Despite NOPRFirstEnergy supports the U.S. Department of Energy’s call to financially support nuclear and coal-fired units, but that won’t stop the company from selling off its merchant generation fleet.