Energy Choice Industry News

Radio program Capitol Pressroom speaks with ACCES about this year’s high energy bills.

ACCES spokesperson Michael Meath was a return guest on the New York Public Radio program Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter discussing topics that include increased consumer protection, the new state Public Service Commission Order on Retail Access, high electricity bills and tips consumers can use to better manage their energy use. To listen to the…

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New York State Senator offers strategy to confront high electricity bills

New York state Senator George Maziarz issued an op-ed, informing constituents about the opportunity to shop for energy.  Shopping for energy empowers consumers to make smart decisions about their energy purchases…. Posted by George D. Maziarz on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 While this bitter winter is hopefully behind us, there is no doubt that one of its most…

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Ohio to hold energy choice workshop April 17

PUCO to hold energy choice workshop MILLERSBURG — A representative from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be in the village April 17 to provide information about energy choices. The event will take place 4-6:30 p.m. at the Holmes County District Public Library, 3102 Glen Drive. Zachary Frymier, from the PUCO’s Office of Retail…

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In Ohio, Energy workshop kicks off ‘Money Smart Week’

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio plans to host “Money Smart Week.” Check it out…. The MarionStar Written by nick Betchel MARION, OH — The Marion Public Library is kicking off its financially-themed week with state representation. Craig Simpson, patron services associate with Marion Public Library, said the event will help start a week of programs headlined by…

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Opinion: Reputable competitive energy suppliers seek long-term trust with customers

The New Jersey Chapter of AARP recently submitted the opinion piece “New law puts energy suppliers’ cold calls on ice” (March 10) applauding Gov. Chris Christie and legislative sponsors for a new consumer protection law. The letter also references alleged questionable door-to-door and telemarketing practices by competitive energy suppliers. We share the AARP’s view that…

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Pennsylvania reduces the time it takes customers to change electricity suppliers

The PA PUC issued an order reducing the time it takes customers to change competitive electricity suppliers. Consumers will now be able to switch suppliers within three business days once the EDC has been notified. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Written by Jennifer Kocher The Commission voted 5-0 to approve the regulations that require the electric distribution…

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Ohio to host Energy Choice Public Meeting

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio plans to host an educational meeting on April 16.   Buckeye Country 105.5 On April 16th, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will educate Fayette County residents about energy choice and aggregation. The presentation will take place from 2:30pm-4pm at the Carnegie Public Library. Erin MacLellan, from the…

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Pennsylvania Adopts New Requirements for Supplier Disclosure Statements

The Pennsylvania PUC has completed regulation changes which seeks to provide consumers with more informed supplier disclosure statements. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Written by Jennifer Kocher HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today finalized regulation changes that provide electric shopping customers with greater, uniform detail in electric supplier disclosure statements and more timely…

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Pennsylvania state Senator Lisa Boscola’s energy choice forum draws crowd

Pennsylvania State Senator Boscola and other state senators have drafted an amendment to regulations that directs the Commission to enact regulations to shorten the supplier switch time.   LehighValleylive Written by Sara K. Satullo Easton resident Gary DiPasquale was enticed to switch electricity generation suppliers by the promise of the best rate possible. And for the…

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Ohio to talk about energy choices set for April 7

The Public Utilities Commission from Ohio will be hosting an educational meeting on energy choice April 7.   Lancaster Eagle Gazette The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will provide a presentation on April 7 about energy choices. The presentation will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall,…

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