Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

  • PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power

    … The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today, February 25, 2016, approved a joint motion proposing a Policy Statement related to combined heat and power (CHP) technology and increasing development among Pennsylvania’s regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies. CHP is a form of distributed energy, located at or near…

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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

    … an October 2015 letter to all Pennsylvania electric and natural gas utility companies under the PUC’s jurisdiction, asking them to join the Commission in reaching out to consumers about winter assistance programs and emphasizing that utilities have more flexibility to make allowances for payment-troubled customers than the PUC does under the law…

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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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  • PaPUC Approves PPL Smart Meter Plan

    … Today, September 3, 2015, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved the Smart Meter Technology Procurement and Installation Plan submitted by PPL Electric Utilities Corporation (PPL). The Commission voted 5-0 to approve an Order finalizing PPL’s plan for smart meter deployment, as required by Act 129 of 2008 (Act 129…

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  • Pennsylvania PUC Enhances Ability to Search for Utility Complaints

    … The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced a series of enhancements to the PUC website in order to make it easier for consumers to find and review complaints involving utilities. “Earlier this year we launched a new website feature that allows users to search by company for formal complaints filed against regulated utilities…

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