The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) issued a proposed settlement agreement (Docket No. M-2016-2536806) with licensed energy retailer Great American Power for comment on December 8 following an informal investigation into the company’s marketing and sales practices in the Keystone State. The commission voted 5-0 … Read more…
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted 4-1 on November 9 to approve (Docket Nos. C-2016-2547502 and A-2016-2558553) a settlement with Fair View Energy– a commercial energy broker based in Fairview, Erie County.
In Pennsylvania, it is now easier to switch to competitive gas providers. On October 27, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a plan (Docket No. M-2015-2468991) submitted by Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) that will enable the company to more easily share its 500,000 customer account numbers with retail natural gas suppliers (NGSs) in public venues, such as shopping malls, when account numbers are not available from interested customers or from the Eligible Customer List (ECL).
FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities – Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power), and West Penn Power (West Penn Power) – filed distribution rate case settlement agreements on October 14 (Docket Number G-2015-2489547), with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) for a total of over $300 million.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted on October 6 to investigate distribution rate increases (Docket Nos. R-2016-2531550, R-2016-2531551) requested by Citizens’ Electric of Lewisburg and Wellsboro Electric of Wellsboro.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a settlement on August 11 (Docket No. A-2015-2517036) that transfers control and ownership interests of Pike County Light and Power (PCL&P) – which currently serves about 5,700 retail electric and gas customers in northeastern Pennsylvania –from its corporate parent, Orange & Rockland Utilities to Corning Natural Gas Holding.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a settlement (Docket Nos. C-2014-2427659,C-2014-2438640) on August 11 under which Respond Power an electric generation supplier, has agreed to pay more than $5.2 million in consumer refunds and penalties, as well as to modify its future marketing and business practices, as a result of alleged deceptive actions against variable rate customers during the “Polar Vortex” winter of 2013-2014.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) unanimously approved a Final Order (Docket No. I-2011-2237952) on July 21, providing electric distribution companies (EDCs) with a three-year waiver of regulations related to confirmation letters sent to customers requesting an “instant connect.”
On July 27, the Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) filed (Docket No. C-2014-2427655) a petition to intervene with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) in a complaint case against Blue Pilot Energy, a Las Vegas-based retail energy broker/marketer doing business in the Keystone State.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted on June 9 to investigate distribution rate increase requests for Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power), Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) and West Penn Power – collectively referred to as the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania Companies.