Energy Choice Industry News

Michigan Unveils Natural Gas Price Comparison Website

The Michigan Public Service Commission has launched their natural gas shopping website to help consumers compare different rates and plans offered by competitive energy suppliers. The site also includes several pages dedicated to consumer education on energy choice. Michigan Public Service Commission Contact: Judy Palnau October 5, 2015 – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC)…

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October is Energy Awareness Month

Throughout October, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will provide tips on better understanding energy consumption and energy efficiency, as well as information on energy assistance programs. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OH (Sept. 24, 2015) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and Ohio Development Services Agency are partnering…

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Michigan State Representative Introduces Energy Choice Package

Michigan Representative Gary Glenn unveiled a package of energy bills which would expand the state’s energy choice market beyond a 10% cap by allowing hospitals, schools, government entities and those buying renewable power to participate without counting against the limit. Energy Manager Today Contact: Cheryl Kaften Representative Gary Glenn (R-Midland), the vice chair of Michigan’s…

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Ohio PUCO rep to meet with public to discuss issues related to utility bills

A representative of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will be in Greenfield Thursday evening, October 1, to discuss the services provided by the agency including answering questions related to utility bills and services. Times Gazette Contact: Ron Coffey The program will begin at 7 p.m. in Greenfield council chambers, 300 Jefferson St. PUCO…

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The Ohio PUC answers questions about budget billing

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio provides consumers with information about budget billing as another way to manage utility bills. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling  COLUMBUS, OHIO (Aug. 27, 2015) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) would like to remind consumers that in addition to energy conservation and energy choice,…

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ACCES member featured in Renewable Energy World, discusses Renewable Energy Credits

ACCES member Great Eastern Energy explains the importance of renewable energy and what consumers need to know when selecting a renewable energy product that can assist in controlling your use of energy. Renewable Energy World Contact: Virginie Glaenzer  What is a Renewable Energy Credit (REC)? With sustainability moving into the forefront of global consciousness, renewable energy…

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PA consumers to see more info on natural gas bills

Pennsylvania adapts a new format for the joint natural gas supplier-utility bill, which seeks to provide consumers with more information about natural gas suppliers on their utility bills. Law 360 Contact: Dan Packel The commission voted 5-0 to approve the changes proposed by its Office of Competitive Market Oversight. As a result, bills will include the logo of…

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Pilot program in Pennsylvania aims to extend natural gas service to homes

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has started a pilot program with three utilities to extend gas service to homes. TribLive Contact: Dave Conti Pennsylvania’s top utility regulator wants to see more natural gas companies extend service to neighborhoods that are missing out on cheap Marcellus shale gas. “When I’ve gone to a lot of the drilling…

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio provides consumers with summer energy efficiency tips

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio provides some tips to consumers on how to use energy efficiently in order to better manage energy bills during the hot days of summer. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OHIO – As the heat index outside rises, the consumption of energy to cool the inside…

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New York approves Community Distributed Generation Program

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the approval of a community shared renewables program, which seeks to enable renewable ownership by customers unable to install on-site distribution generation because they rent their home, live in an apartment building, or own properties unsuitable for installing solar panels or other clean energy technologies. Office of the New…

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