More groups want FirstEnergy to defend power plant transfer

More groups are asking the West Virginia Public Service Commission to require FirstEnergy to prove that the Pleasants power plant near St. Marys is the cheapest energy option for its customers in the state.

The West Virginia Citizen Action Group and West Virginia SUN filed a motion calling for FirstEnergy, the parent company of MonPower and Potomac Edison, to seek competitive bids for new power sources to supply its more than 500,000 customers in the future.

READ THE FULL REPORT IN THE WV GAZETTE-MAIL.