"Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission"

  • Got Gas? PA Collects Over $1 Billion for Gas Wells

    … Over the past five years, since the passage of Act 13 of 2012 and the inception of Pennsylvania’s unconventional gas well impact fee program, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has collected and distributed more than $1 billion to counties, municipalities and other organizations. Extensive public information about Pennsylvania’s…

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  • 717 Area Code adding 223 Overlay

    … November 9, 2016, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a plan to implement an overlay for the 16-county region in Central Pennsylvania served by the 717 area code by adding 223. The new area code numbers will be assigned to new telephone numbers once the available supply of numbers in the current 717 area code are exhausted…

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  • PA Law Catches-up with Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft

    … On November 4, 2016, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) commended Governor Wolf and members of the General Assembly for crafting and approving legislation that provides for permanent statewide authority for ride-hailing services. “Today’s bill-signing by the Governor marks the end of a process that began nearly three years ago, when…

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  • PUC Seeks Comments on Changes to Utility Regulations

    … security deposits in three installments over a 60-day period. The proposed rulemaking also would make small natural gas distribution companies, as well as steam heat and wastewater utilities, comply with the same rules as electric and natural gas utilities. Act 155 was signed into law on Oct. 22, 2014, by Governor Tom Corbett. It amends Chapters 5, 14…

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  • PUC Considers Alternative Utility Ratemaking for Energy Reliability and Conservation

    … ratemaking, utility costs, renewable energy projects, or energy law, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. Like this: Like Loading... Related Filed under Business Law, Consumer Advocacy, Energy Law, Real Estate Tagged as "energy efficiency", "papuc", "Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission", alternative rate design, alternative ratemaking, CHP, Combined Heat and Power, conservation programs, Pennsylvania, PUC, revenue Decoupling …

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  • PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power

    …) established the CHP Partnership as a voluntary program that promotes efficient CHP technologies across the United States. The Partnership works closely with energy users, the CHP industry, state and local governments, and other clean energy stakeholders to facilitate the development of new projects and to promote their environmental and economic…

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  • PaPUC to Explore Alternative Utility Ratemaking Methods

    … Today the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced it will hold a March 3, 2016 hearing in Harrisburg to gather information from experts regarding alternative ratemaking methodologies. Ratemaking alternatives, such as revenue decoupling, for example, could involve making consumer charges less dependent on usage. Decoupling…

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  • PUC Reminds Consumers Help Is Available

    … As part of its ongoing “Prepare Now” campaign, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) released its annual report on Universal Service Programs, along with responses from electric and natural gas utility companies to the PUC’s call for enhanced efforts to help consumers cope with winter heating costs. “Access to power, heat, water…

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  • FCC Shares Jurisdiction with States for Phone Matter

    … The members of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) and Core Communications, Inc., appealed a District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of AT&T Corp. Core billed AT&T for terminating phone calls from AT&T’s customers to Core’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers from 2004 to 2009. When AT&T refused…

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