AMM
American Metal Market

By Daniel Fitzgerald
November 20, 2013

Felman rate plan faces stiff opposition 

NEW YORK - Felman Production LLC's petition for a special electricity rate for its silicomanganese plant in New Haven, W.Va., is facing stiff opposition from energy supplier Appalachian Power (APCo) and the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC). 

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Charleston Daily Mail
November 19, 2013
By Jared Hunt

Groups oppose Felman rate proposal 

Several key groups filed testimony with the state Public Service Commission last week opposing Felman Production's request for a special power rate for its Mason County plant. 

Felman has asked state regulators to approve a 10-year special power rate for its New Haven steel additive manufacturing plant.

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AMM
American Metal Market

By Daniel Fitzgerald
November 18, 2013
 

Ferroalloy sellers look to limit discounts as 2014 talks start 

NEW YORK — Ferroalloys fixed contract talks have begun for 2014, with market participants still predicting a predominance of formula-based deals and sellers trying to limit discounting. 

Some consumers have yet to enter the market, market participants told AMM, although they agreed that negotiations should be in full swing within the next two weeks.

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AMM
American Metal Market

By Daniel Fitzgerald
November 14, 2013
 

Felman's electricity hearing set for Dec. 

NEW YORK - The West Virginia Public Service Commission has scheduled evidentiary hearings for Felman Production LLC's application for a 10-year special-rate electricity deal for Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 in Charleston, WVa.

The company claims the requested rate would allow it to resume silicomanganese production at its New Haven, WVa. plant as it would "allow it to weather the cycles of the commodity markets in which it operates."

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Platts
By Bob Matyi
November 12, 2013 

West Virginia sets hearing on silicomanganese producer Felman's rate request 

West Virginia regulators will hold next month a public hearing on US silicomanganese producer Felman Production's request for a 10-year special electricity contract the company says is needed to restart at least two of three idled furnaces at the New Haven plant.

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