Midwest power

Jeffrey Tomich



Jeffrey is a St. Louis-based reporter covering the Midwest power sector for Energywire. Focus areas include the shift by coal-dependent states to cleaner energy sources and the evolution of the utility business model in response to new technologies. Before joining E&E News, Jeffrey was the energy and environment reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he won a SABEW award for a story on the Iowa ethanol boom. He also covered energy for Bloomberg News. A native of Houston, he is a Tulane University graduate with a double major in English and economics.

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ComEd bribery scandal draws in state's top regulator

Illinois' top utility regulator defended her role in helping to oversee the state's largest utility, Commonwealth Edison Co., after the Chicago company admitted to arranging patronage jobs and using bribes to secure passage of energy legislation in Springfield.