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.

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…

 PPL Gets Okay for Revised Smart Meter Program

PPL Electric Utilities, which serves central and eastern Pennsylvania, got approval from state regulators last week to revise its smart meter program, according to citizensvoice.com. The okay came more than a year after a $450 million proposal to update kilowatt-hour reading devices to 1.4 customers … Read more…

Utility Business Customers’ Satisfaction Drops 10 Points

Utility Business Customers’ Satisfaction Drops 10 Points

Overall satisfaction among electric utility business customers has decreased 10 points from 2012, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

The J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study found business customer satisfaction averages 647 on a 1,000-point scale.

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