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Ohio Public Radio

FirstEnergy Solutions blames the current energy market for deciding to close its Ohio coal plant within the next four years. 

The number of people graduating with nuclear engineering degrees has more than tripled since a low point in 2001, and many are passionate about their motivation.

"I'm here because I think I can save the world with nuclear power," Leslie Dewan told the crowd at a 2014 event as she pitched her company's design for a new kind of reactor.

President Trump has ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to help financially troubled coal and nuclear power plants.

Ohio Public Radio

A dozen employees of Akron-based FirstEnergy came to Columbus Monday to lobby lawmakers and the governor to save two nuclear power plants the firm plans to close.

State of Ohio

A Republican state lawmaker says there are no plans to hold more hearings on a proposal to raise customer bills to bailout two nuclear power plants owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio lawmakers have tabled Akron-based FirstEnergy's proposal to raise customer rates to bailout its two Ohio nuclear power plants.

Ohio Public Radio

The CEO of one of Ohio’s largest energy providers made a rare appearance before state lawmakers, pleading for nuclear plant subsidies.