Costs Threaten to Derail Relationship Between Amtrak and PPL

The relationship between Amtrak and PPL Electric Utilities is quickly going off the rails: On December 22, the federally subsidized nonprofit passenger railroad filed a formal complaint against the utility with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Docket No. C-2016-2580526), claiming that an annual base rate increase of about $2.3 million in distribution revenues to recover costs associated with $24 million in upgrades to the Conestoga Substation would be unjust and unfair.

Upgraded PAGasSwitch Site Will Feature C&I Offers

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced the launch of its new standalone website for www.PAGasSwitch.com  to licensed natural gas suppliers (NGSs) and interested parties on February 22. The redesigned site is intended to make it easier for online shoppers to access and evaluate current … Read more…

PUC Approves PPL’s 6.1% Rate Hike

The PPL Electric Utilities rate increase approved November 19 by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Docket No. R-2015-2469275 ) will be about 26 percent under the figure that the company originally requested last March – at $124 million rather than $167.5 million. By a 5-0 … Read more…

IOUs to Buy Electric Generation for Pennsylvania Default Service Customers

FirstEnergy – the operator of 10 investor-owned electric systems in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, including four in Pennsylvania – has filed plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) to procure electric generation supply for Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn … Read more…

PECO Files for Rate Increase of $127 Million

PECO – a subsidiary of Exelon that serves about 1.5 million electric customers and over 500,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania – filed a settlement petition on September 10 with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), reflecting a $127 million overall increase in electric … Read more…

Pennsylvania PUC Requires Supplier Summary on Gas Bills

Power customers in Pennsylvania soon will be able to find out more about their natural gas providers by looking at their monthly utility bills. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted 5-0 on August 20 to approve changes proposed by its own Office of Competitive … Read more…

Pennsylvania PUC Investigates ‘Dismal’ Competitiveness of Natural Gas Market

Pennsylvania PUC Investigates ‘Dismal’ Competitiveness of Natural Gas Market

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) launched an investigation into the state’s retail natural gas market, citing its desire to “grow the use of natural gas,” of which only 13 percent of current customers purchase gas from a competitive supplier. The Commission will initiate a … Read more…

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