natural gas

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 Gas & Electric Welcomes Proposed Changes to Improve Competitive Market

Competitive Energy Supplier supports the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s aim to strengthen customer disclosure requirements. Yahoo Finance HARRISBURG, Pa., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Pennsylvania Gas & Electric (“PAG&E”), a U.S. Gas & Electric company, today applauded the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) for its efforts to strengthen electric customer disclosure requirements and to reduce…

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Michigan Directs Natural Gas Utilities to Create a Gas Choice Price Comparison Website

The state Public Utility Commission of Michigan seeks to develop a natural gas rate comparison website to further assist  consumers shop for their energy.   Michigan Public Service Commission Contact: Judy Palnau March 18, 2014 – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today directed four Michigan natural gas utilities to participate in a collaborative proceeding dealing…

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Why Have Energy Bills Increased – Explaining Price Volatility

It has been a record cold winter across much of the country, and many have been expressing deep concern as to why energy bills have been so high. Regardless of whether energy is purchased from a utility or a competitive energy supplier, customers have seen electricity and natural gas prices spike in many parts of…

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to hold energy choice workshop

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will hold a workshop this week. Zanesville Times Recorder ZANESVILLE — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will hold a workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the John McIntire Library. Erin MacLellan, from the PUCO’s Office of Retail Competition, will conduct a workshop to explain your rights in…

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Maryland regulators launch utility bill review

The Maryland Public Service Commission intends to review utility bills. A hearing is planned for March 4.   The Baltimore Sun Written by Jamie Smith Hopkins PSC worries that frigid temperatures will create a cost crunch for customers Maryland regulators say they will review the extent that customers are past due on bills to electric and…

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More than half of Ohioans shopping for power

This marks the first time in the state of Ohio’s history that energy consumers are selecting to purchase their electricity from a competitive energy supplier rather than from their utility.   Lancaster Eagle Gazette  Russ Zimmer, CentralOhio.com For the first time, more power customers in Ohio are buying their electricity from a supplier other than…

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PUCO offers energy choice information session

For the past year the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has been letting people across the state know they can choose their electric distributor. They’ll come to Middletown next week to the MidPointe Library, 125 S. Broad St., to address any questions and concerns from electric customers as they may have received a phone call,…

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