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July 20

Texas PUC Staff Oppose Aggregator's Sought Use Of Name Power of Choosing Inc.

Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas have recommended that the application of "Power of Choosing Inc." (POC) for an electric aggregator certificate be denied, stating in a filing that Staff believes that use of the name "Power of Choosing Inc." by the applicant, "would violate the Commission's prohibition against misleading, deceptive, or unfair competitive practices by Aggregators."

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Update: Draft Preliminary Order In Texas Customer Complaint Includes Examining Whether REP Had To Describe Delivery Service Rate Class Change

A draft preliminary order in a customer complaint case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas would include as an issue to be addressed in the case whether the customer's retail electric provider had a duty to inform the complainant of the change in a customer's TDU rate classification that had prompted the complaint

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Updated: Official New PECO Prices To Compare Posted (Rates Falling)

PECO has officially posted on its website new electricity Prices to Compare for the period beginning September 1

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RetailEnergyX: Candidate For Texas Speaker (King): "Going To Take A Look" At Texas Power To Choose Issues
--- "A Little Confusing," King Says

 

BGE Said To Reach Consensus With Parties On Most Prepaid Pilot Issues, Two Supplier Issues Sent To PSC For Disposition

Baltimore Gas & Electric has informed the Maryland PSC that it has reached consensus on most outstanding issues related to its proposed prepaid pilot for electric and dual-fuel customers, with three issues outstanding and presented to the PSC for final disposition, two of which concern retail electric suppliers.

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Utility Seeks Waiver of Accelerated Switching Rules

Choptank Electric Cooperative, Inc. requested from the Maryland PSC a temporary waiver from certain sections of COMAR 20.53. related to competitive electricity supply.

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RetailEnergyX: Spark Energy Enters Amended Credit Agreement

 

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RetailEnergyX: ERCOT Sets Another New Peak

 

July 19

In Final Order, Pa. PUC Rules On ALJs' "Unprecedented" Initial Finding That Retail Electric Telesales Require Wet Signature

Order Also Addresses Proposed Permanent Prohibition On Retail Supplier's Officers Participating In Retail Market

Reduces Civil Penalty Amount On Supplier By More Than Half

In a final order on a complaint case involving Blue Pilot Energy, LLC the Pennsylvania PUC addressed an initial decision's finding that failing to obtain a customer signature on a written contract after a cold call telesale would violate the state's Telemarketer Registration Act (TRA) and therefore also violate the PUC's regulations

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Founder Of Texas Retail Provider Launching New Retail Supplier

The founder of a former Texas retail electric provider is among the partners of a start-up retail supplier

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EC Infosystems Announces 2018 User Conference to be held in San Antonio

EC Infosystems, a leader in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Billing/Customer Information Solutions (CIS) for companies in the deregulated energy industry, will host its annual user conference for clients on September 12 – 14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Retail Supplier Names New VP

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ESCO Seeks Further Reduction In ZEC Compliance Obligation

An ESCO petitioned the New York PSC to reduce its zero emission credit (ZEC) obligation, citing further declines in its retail load in New York State

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RetailEnergyX: Texas Staff Makes Further Recommendation On How To Calculate Total Capacity For M&A Transactions

 

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RetailEnergyX: NEM To Honor Robert Powelson At Mid-Atlantic Energy Policy Summit
-- Industry Leaders to Discuss Forward Path to Continued Success of Retail Markets and Consumer Choice in the Region

 

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RetailEnergyX: ERCOT Sets New Peak

 

July 18

PECO Price To Compare To Fall 5%

PECO has filed with the Pennsylvania PUC new electric Generation Supply Adjustment (GSA) charges for the period beginning September 1, 2018

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New York DPS Staff Schedules Stakeholder Meeting On ESCO Cybersecurity Issues, Self-Attestation, DSAs

New York Department of Public Service Staff will convene a stakeholder meeting on Thursday July 26, 2018 to discuss cyber security issues raised in Case 18-M-0376 – Proceeding on Motion of the Commission Regarding Cyber Security Protocols and Protections in the Energy Market Place.

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O.E. Group Receives License In New State

The O.E. Group, Inc. has received ...

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RetailEnergyX: Texas Electricity Ratings Announces 5 Star Electricity Providers in Texas

 

Regulator Authorizes Continuation Of REC Purchase Option For Default Service Customers

The Connecticut PURA has authorized the continuation of the Connecticut Clean Energy Options program

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Maine PUC Sets New Standard Offer Rates

The Maine PUC has set the Standard Offer rates for the large non-residential classes at Central Maine Power and Bangor Hydro-Electric for the month of August 2018.

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RetailEnergyX: SEIA Sourcing RECs, Carbon Offsets From Retail Supplier

 

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RetailEnergyX: CleanChoice Energy Launches Renewable Energy Broker Program

 

July 17

Retail Supplier Alleges Utility "Unilaterally" Changed Bond Remedy Time Period

Utility Also Adopted New Collateral Requirement Formula Increasing Costs To Suppliers

In testimony in a Dayton Power & Light rate case, IGS Energy submitted testimony that Dayton Power & Light recently increased its credit requirements for retail suppliers, with IGS's witness alleging that DP&L also made a "unilateral" change to the remedy period.

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FirstEnergy Pennsylvania EDC Residential Default Service Rates Falling By Up To 15%

Commercial Default Service Rates Increase By Up To 7%

Several of the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities have filed new tariffed residential PTCDefault rates with the PUC for the three-month period starting September 1, 2018

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New York PSC Lifts Cap On Banking RECs For Utilities For RECs From Mandated DER Purchases

The New York PSC has, for the utilities, lifted a cap on banking RECs for compliance with the clear energy standard (CES) only for any RECs the utilities are required to purchase under the compensation mechanism the PSC adopted for utility purchases from distributed energy resources

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RetailEnergyX: Report: Texas REPs Slow To Show TDU Rate Savings In Listed Rates

 

New York PSC Decreases ESCO's ZEC Compliance Obligation

The New York PSC has directed the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to suspend ...

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RetailEnergyX: Crius Energy Trust Comments on Unusual Market Activity

 

Retail Energy Policymakers To Address National Energy Marketers Association Mid-Atlantic Energy Summit

The National Energy Marketers Association has released an agenda for its upcoming Mid-Atlantic Energy Summit to be held July 25-26 in Baltimore, Md.

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RetailEnergyX: Texas PUC Staff Concerned With Change In Calculation Of Total Capacity For M&A Transactions, Impact On 20% Rule; Seek Clarity

 

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RetailEnergyX: Merchant Power Vet Joins Clean Energy Developer As EVP, General Counsel

 

July 16

Start-up Retail Energy Supplier Formed, Seeks License

A start-up retail supplier was recently formed

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New York PSC Approves Change In Purchase Of Receivables (POR) Reconciliation Mechanism

The New York PSC approved changes to the purchase of receivables (POR) reconciliation mechanism at Consolidated Edison (ConEd) for natural gas service, and directed that similar changes be filed for electricity service

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Court Says Michigan PSC Lacks Authority To Impose Local Capacity Clearing Requirement On Alternative Electric Suppliers (Retail Suppliers)

The State of Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that the Michigan PSC lacks the authority to require alternative electric suppliers to meet local capacity clearing requirements

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RetailEnergyX: Dissenting FERC Commissioners Blast Allowing Demands Of Retiring Exelon Unit To Set Market Policy

 

PSC Approves Changes To POR Discount Rates (0% Rates)

The District of Columbia PSC has approved Pepco's proposed changes to its purchase of receivables (POR) discount rates

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Broker Changes Name To Sierra Power Brokers, LLC

A broker has changed its name

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EnergyBot (Vistra's New Broker) Receives License In New State

• Electricity Ratings Receives License In New State

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RetailEnergyX: Philly QB Carson Wentz Extends Deal As NRG Brand Ambassador

 

July 13

Texas PUC Details Process To Consider Potential ERCOT Market Changes: Co-optimization, Marginal Losses

Chair Will Seek Info On Implementation Costs To Market Participants (System Change Costs)

Chair Expects Legislature To Have "Broad Look" At Market During 2019 Session

During yesterday's Texas PUC open meeting, Commissioners discussed a process to further consider two potential changes to the ERCOT market -- Real-Time Co-optimization (RTC) of Energy and Ancillary Services (AS), and use of marginal losses.

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Real Estate Firm Enters Affinity Agreement With Retail Supplier, Adding Solar To Select Properties, Enters Supply Agreement

A retail supplier and real estate management and investment firm have entered into ...

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New York Adopts Offshore Wind Obligation Assigned To ESCOs, LSEs

The New York PSC adopted a final order directing the centralized procurement of offshore wind that places a compliance obligation on LSEs, including ESCOs

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RetailEnergyX: Academic: "Artificial" Configuration Of Texas Power To Choose "Rammed" Down Consumers’ Throats
--- Concierge Exec; REPs "Don’t Like Us Informing The Customer"
--- Broker Sites "More Perplexing" Than Power to Chose

 

Start-up Retail Supplier Seeks License In New State

A start-up retail supplier applied for ...

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New York Adopts Guaranteed Savings Requirement As Part Of Allowing Low-Income Customers To Pledge Share of Bill Discount To Pay For Community Distributed Generation

Requires Other Customer Protections

PSC Orders Creation Of Loss Reserve Fund, Could Be Used To Offset CDG Developer Losses From Serving Low-Income Customers

The New York PSC has approved a bill discount pledge (BDP) program intended to increase the access of low-income customers to community distributed generation (CDG)

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PUC Approves Settlement With Retail Supplier

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approved in a final order a Settlement Agreement (Settlement) with ...

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RetailEnergyX: Texas PUC Adopts Revised Order On Smart Meter Texas

 

July 12

Retail Energy Vet Named VP, Government Aggregation & New Business Development for AGE

Company To Seek Strategic Acquisition Opportunities

An industry veteran of 27 years is joining Affordable Gas + Electric, LLC (AGE) as Vice President of Governmental Aggregation & New Business Development.

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Pennsylvania Utility Provides Further Details On Proposed Use of Financial Hedges For Default Service, Meant To Increase Price Stability

Pike County Light & Power Company, Electric Division has provided further details at the Pennsylvania PUC concerning its petition to begin using a financial hedging strategy for a portion of its electricity default service requirements, beginning May 31, 2019.

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In Draft, Pennsylvania State Agency Recommends Consideration Of Utility-Owned Generation, Long-Term Contracts

A draft report from the Energy Programs Office at Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection recommends consideration of long-term contracts and utility-owned generation to promote solar generation development

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RetailEnergyX: Retail Supplier Affiliate Enters Contract With Bitcoin Mining Company

 

Regulator Approves Settlement Under Which Retail Supplier Will Pay $110,000

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved, without modification, a settlement between ENGIE Retail, LLC d/b/a Think Energy and PUCO under which Think Energy will pay a forfeiture of $110,000 to resolve all of the issues identified by the Staff in its Notice of Probable Non-Compliance dated February 15, 2018

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RetailEnergyX: EDF Trading To Supply Power At Texas LNG Terminal

 

July 11

Regulator To Compare Amounts Paid By Vulnerable Customers On Retail Supply Versus Default Service In New Review To Consider Moving All Such Customers To Default Service

Will Allow For Discovery, Conduct Hearing

The Connecticut PURA has officially opened a proceeding (Docket 18-06-02) for a review of the feasibility, costs, and benefits of placing certain customers on standard service pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 16-245o(m)

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From 7/10: FirstEnergy Solutions Finds Buyer For Retail Book (Buyer, Price Disclosed)

Agreement Is Stalking Horse, Opportunity For Other Bidders

FirstEnergy Solutions will sell its retail and wholesale load serving contracts to ...

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Texas Retail Provider Reports Change In Corporate Officers, New Titles

A REP filed for an amendment to its Texas retail electric provider certificate to reflect a change in corporate officers and contact list.

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RetailEnergyX: Australian Retail Market Report Recommends Instituting Regulator-Set Default Service Price Cap, Abolishing Retail Supplier-Set Standard Contract

 

Utility Requests Delay For Start Of New POR Program

Washington Gas Light has asked the District of Columbia PSC to delay the start of its new purchase of receivables program pending further discussions regarding the discount rate calculation and, if the discount rates are changed due to ongoing discussions concerning the discount rate methodology, asked that POR implementation take place with the first bill cycle commencing within five days after final approval of the POR discount rates.

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RetailEnergyX: Australian Retail Market Report Proposes Requiring Brokers, Other Intermediaries To Base Recommendations On Consumers' Best Price Benefit, Not Brokers' Commercial Interests
--- May Require Brokers To Disclose Their Commission To Customers

 

KWH Energy Solutions Services Receives Texas Aggregator Certificate

The Public Utility Commission of Texas granted ...

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RetailEnergyX: Texas PUC Chair Walker Recommends Revisions To SMT Order Clarifying HAN Waiver

 

July 10

FirstEnergy Solutions Finds Buyer For Retail Book (Buyer, Price Disclosed)

Agreement Is Stalking Horse, Opportunity For Other Bidders

FirstEnergy Solutions will sell its retail and wholesale load serving contracts to ...

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New Texas Customer Complaint May Address Obligation Of Retail Provider To Describe Nature Of Delivery Service Rate Classification, Change To Customer

A complaint filed against a retail electric provider and Oncor at the Public Utility Commission of Texas may address the duty, if any, of the REP to describe the nature of a specific Oncor delivery rate schedule to the customer and a change in rate class

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Oncor Files Amounts For New Refund Rider Applicable To Retail Providers

Oncor has filed with the Texas PUC a tariff with amounts for the Capital Structure Refund Rider (Rider CSR), which is required under the final order in Oncor's rate case in Docket 46957.

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Retail Supplier Affiliate Closes $145M Tax Equity Capital Partnership To Finance Residential Solar

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RetailEnergyX: Centrica: Growth To Come From Adding New Services On Top Of Energy Supply

 

Retail Supplier To Be Among Partners In New Energy Savings As A Service Solution For Pittsburgh

An energy management company that has received the intent to award contract from the City of Pittsburgh to deploy a fully integrated Energy Savings as a Service initiative across approximately 100 City buildings named a retail supplier as among its partners in the program

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Pa. PUC Directs Utility To Conduct Cost-Benefit Study Of Full Implementation Of EDI

The Pennsylvania PUC recently directed that Pike County Light & Power conduct a cost-benefit study regarding the prudence of full implementation of EDI

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RetailEnergyX: ENGIE Storage Names New Chief Commercial Officer

 

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RetailEnergyX: Exelon Appoints Former EFH CEO To Board Of Directors

 

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RetailEnergyX: MI, IPPNY Seek To Avoid "Double Payments" To Some Resources Under NY Carbon Pricing

 

July 9

Retail Supplier Names Market Vet As COO

A retail supplier has named ...

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Texas Retail Provider Says Eliminating HAN Functionality Would Stifle Innovative Products, Real-Time Billing, Controllable Load

GridPlus, a start-up retail electric provider newly certificated in Texas (see story here), has opposed a motion for rehearing filed by the joint Texas utilities concerning revisions to Smart Meter Texas (SMT), as GridPlus said the elimination of home area network (HAN) functionality would stifle product innovation.

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RetailEnergyX: National Grid Seeks FERC Approval To Participate In Grid Services, Including Wholesale Energy Sales, Of Solar Portfolio

 

From July 3: Office Of Retail Market Development Recommends Utility Price To Compare Be Required To Be Listed On Retail Supplier Marketing, Solicitation Materials

Recommends PTC Be Listed On Utility Bills As Well

Will Seek Info On Customer Participation In Choice Based On "Geographic Location"

Will Consider "Rules" To Quantify Impact Of Value-Added Services

As part of an annual report, the Illinois Commerce Commission's Office of Retail Market Development has recommended that the utility's Price To Compare be included on any solicitation or marketing materials to mass market customers which contain a price per kWh.

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From July 3: Illinois ORMD: Retail Supplier Customers At ComEd Paid 1.4¢/kWh More On Average Than Default Service During Past Year

Yearly Cost Under Retail Supply Versus SOS Is $138 Million Higher At ComEd; $89 Million At Ameren

Muni Aggregation Still Accounts For Half Of Residential Retail Supply Service

As part of an annual report, the Illinois Commerce Commission's Office of Retail Market Development reported on the aggregate cost that customers of alternative retail electric suppliers paid in excess of the utility's default service rate, for the period June 2017 to May 2018

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July 6

Retail Supplier Names Market Vet As Chief Sales Officer

A retail supplier announced the appointment of ...

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Duquesne Light Default Service Supply Rate To Fall

Duquesne Light filed with the Pennsylvania PUC the new default service supply rates for medium commercial and industrial customers (25 kW - 300 kW, Rate Schedules GS/GM and GMH) for the three-month period beginning September 1, 2018.

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New York DPS Staff Advances ConEd/O&R Smart Home Automation & Supply Pricing Demonstration Project, Utilities May Proceed With Filing Detailed Implementation Plan

Includes Unique Supply Pricing Mechanisms Versus Standard Default Service

Staff of the New York Department of Public Service have found that a proposed Smart Home Rate REV Demonstration Project filed by Consolidated Edison and Orange and Rockland, for electricity customers, complies with a PSC order on "smart home" rates as well as REV objectives, and directed that the utilities file a detailed implementation plan

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RetailEnergyX: Vivint Solar Appoints New Vice President of Marketing

 

Midwest Natural Gas Marketer Receives Authority To Serve New Service Areas In Mid-Atlantic

The Pennsylvania PUC granted ...

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ERCOT Finds To-Be Mothballed Units Not Needed For Transmission System Reliability

ERCOT issued a market notice stating that ...

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July 5

Parent Of Retail Supplier Sells Solar Portfolio

The parent of a retail supplier has entered into an agreement to sell its portfolio of solar energy projects to ...

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New York Municipal Aggregation Sustainable Westchester Adds Communities

Sustainable Westchester, a New York opt-out municipal aggregation, has filed at the New York Department of Public Service to add ...

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Regulator Directs That Retail Supplier Number Of Non-compliant Bills Be Included In Public Monthly Report On Customer Counts

The Connecticut PURA has directed the EDCs to begin including in their public monthly migration reports, which currently include customer counts for each retail supplier, the number of instances in which a supplier failed to provide "Next Rate Information" for a customer's bill.

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RetailEnergyX: Claim: Lack Of Switching In Texas Results In $2 Billion In Higher Cost For Customers

 

Electricity Ratings Seeks License In New State

Electricity Ratings, LLC applied for a ...

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RetailEnergyX: FERC Directs ISO-NE To Propose Cost-of-Service Treatment For Resources Needed For Fuel Security

 

RESA Concerned PSC's Disappointment With Supplier Participation In TOU Workgroup Based On Incomplete Picture

Says Incentive Structure Under Pilot Favors Utility SOS Pilot Program Over Supplier Programs, Discourages Supplier Proposals

The Retail Energy Supply Association on June 28 filed a letter with the Maryland PSC to clarify RESA’s participation in the second phase of the PC44 Rate Design Workgroup process, addressing SOS and retail supplier Time of Use pilots, as referenced in a Report and Letter Order in the proceeding.

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RetailEnergyX: Chief Exec Of Centrica Business Division To Retire

 

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RetailEnergyX: Sale Of New Jersey Utility With Retail Choice Closes

 

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RetailEnergyX: ERCOT Sets New July Peak

 

July 3

Office Of Retail Market Development Recommends Utility Price To Compare Be Required To Be Listed On Retail Supplier Marketing, Solicitation Materials

Recommends PTC Be Listed On Utility Bills As Well

Will Seek Info On Customer Participation In Choice Based On "Geographic Location"

Will Consider "Rules" To Quantify Impact Of Value-Added Services

As part of an annual report, the Illinois Commerce Commission's Office of Retail Market Development has recommended that the utility's Price To Compare be included on any solicitation or marketing materials to mass market customers which contain a price per kWh.

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NEW! -- Sr. Business Development Manager -- Retail Supplier
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NEW! -- Natural Gas Operations Manager -- Retail Supplier

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Illinois ORMD: Retail Supplier Customers At ComEd Paid 1.4¢/kWh More On Average Than Default Service During Past Year

Yearly Cost Under Retail Supply Versus SOS Is $138 Million Higher At ComEd; $89 Million At Ameren

Muni Aggregation Still Accounts For Half Of Residential Retail Supply Service

As part of an annual report, the Illinois Commerce Commission's Office of Retail Market Development reported on the aggregate cost that customers of alternative retail electric suppliers paid in excess of the utility's default service rate, for the period June 2017 to May 2018

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Texas REP Names New Power Negotiator

A REP has named ...

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RetailEnergyX: NRG To Sell Stakes In Two Pennsylvania Power Plants

 

Md. PSC To Hold Further Legislative-Style Hearings On Utility-Owned EV Charging Station Proposals

The Maryland PSC has set further legislative-style hearings concerning proposal for a "Statewide EV Portfolio" that would include utility ownership of over 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations

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RetailEnergyX: Castleton Commodities International LLC Closes Credit Facilities Totaling $3.5 Billion

 

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RetailEnergyX: Sale Of Parent Of Retail Supplier Set To Close After Last Regulatory Approval Granted

 

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RetailEnergyX: Innergex Acquires Texas Solar Project Which Has PPA With Power Marketer

 

July 2

Broker Owned By TXU Parent Adopts New Brand (EnergyBot), Says Residential Service "Coming Soon"

Names Energy, Digital Vet As CEO

Blitz Ventures, Inc., the broker owned by Vistra Energy, the parent of TXU Energy and other retail brands, has adopted the brand EnergyBot for its online-based brokering service currently targeted to commercial and industrial customers, and says on a recently launched website (www.energy.bot) that residential service is "Coming Soon"

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New York PSC Secretary Denies Request To Extend Deadline For ESCO Submission Of Self-Attestation Of Cybersecurity Controls

Utilities Say They Won't Take "Immediate" Action To Decertify ESCOs Based On Submitted Attestations

The Secretary of the New York PSC has denied requests from ESCOs to extend the June 30, 2018 (effectively July 2, 2018) deadline set for the submission of Self-Attestation of Information Security Controls by ESCOs to the utilities.

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ERCOT, IMM File Reports On Benefits Of Real-Time Co-optimization

Marginal Losses Report Filed As Well

ERCOT and the Independent Market Monitor have filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas separate reports on the benefits of Real-Time Co-optimization (RTC) of Energy and Ancillary Services (AS).

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RetailEnergyX: FERC Proposes To Allow Load Associated With State-Subsidized Resources To Avoid Capacity Market; Allocation To Retail Suppliers Now An Issue

 

Beam, LP Receives Texas Aggregator Certificate

The Public Utilities Commission of Texas granted Beam, LP an electric aggregator certificate

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Texas Retail Provider To Pay $40,000 Under Settlement With PUCT Staff

A REP would pay $40,000 under a settlement with Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to resolve ...

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RetailEnergyX: Vistra, Tesla Awarded PG&E Storage Projects

 

June 29

Michigan PSC Sets Forward Local Capacity Requirement For Retail Suppliers

The Michigan PSC has set the forward local capacity requirements for LSEs, including retail electric suppliers, and adopted related parameters governing the local capacity requirement

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Texas PUC Chair Concerned With "Misleading" Tiered Rates On Power To Choose

Has Considered Pulling Such Offers From Site

Will Move Fast, Open Review Of Transparency For Power To Choose Offers

During today's open meeting, Texas PUC Chairman DeAnn Walker expressed "concerns" with the posting of tiered rate plans on the Power To Choose website, which have low quoted rates at 1,000 kWh but higher rates outside of certain usage conditions

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Retail Choice Proponent Powelson Stepping Down From FERC

FERC Commissioner Robert Powelson announced that he will be leaving his position as FERC Commissioner in mid-August.

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Retail Supplier Enters $6,000 Settlement With PUC Staff

An EGS has entered into a settlement agreement with the Pennsylvania PUC's Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement (I&E) under which the EGS is to pay a civil penalty of $6,000 to resolve allegations of slamming arising from the erroneous transfer of 6 customer account numbers, by a third-party vendor, to the utility's "live" system for enrollment (as opposed to an EDI testing environment). The 6 customer account numbers, which were for active customers, had been previously provided by the utility for EDI testing purposes

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RetailEnergyX: Centrica Invests In Natural Gas Supplier, Takes 50% Stake

 

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RetailEnergyX: FirstEnergy Offers Buyouts To 600 Shared Services Employees Due To Shift Away From Competitive Businesses

 

June 28

Texas PUC Chair Concerned With "Misleading" Tiered Rates On Power To Choose

Has Considered Pulling Such Offers From Site

Will Move Fast, Open Review Of Transparency For Power To Choose Offers

During today's open meeting, Texas PUC Chairman DeAnn Walker expressed "concerns" with the posting of tiered rate plans on the Power To Choose website, which have low quoted rates at 1,000 kWh but higher rates outside of certain usage conditions

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Large Commodities Trader Announces Launch Of Retail Service In Texas Market

An affiliate of a larger commodities trader is launching retail service in Texas

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Broker-Consultant Names Energy Marketing Vet As New CFO

A broker announced the addition of ...

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Texas PUC Chair Recommends Rulemaking To Address How Generating Capacity Determined For Compliance With Market Share Thresholds In Merger Proceedings

In two memos in advance of today's open meeting, Texas PUC Chairman DeAnn Walker recommended that a rulemaking be opened to address how a generator's capacity is counted for purposes of compliance with various market share thresholds and limitations under PURA

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RetailEnergyX: Sempra To Sell Non-Regulated Solar, Wind Generation Business

 

New York ESCO Asks PSC To Address Petition To Reinstate Eligibility To Market To Residential Customers

An ESCO has requested its eligibility to market to and enroll residential customers in New York be included on the agenda for the PSC's next monthly meeting, scheduled to be held on July 12, 2018.

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Pa. PUC Denies Reconsideration Of Increase In FirstEnergy Solutions' Security Requirement

The Pennsylvania PUC denied a request for reconsideration from FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) which had sought reconsideration of a Secretarial Letter issued on April 18, 2018, by the Commission’s Bureau of Technical Utility Services (TUS or Staff), which had raised FES's financial security level from 5% to 10% for the period from June 10, 2018, through June 10, 2019, by denying an extension of the prior reduction to 5%.

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In Final Report, Nevada Energy Choice Committee Formally Adopts Recommendation To Ban Variable Rates, Prohibit "Third-Party Retail Marketers"

Urges Consideration Of Prohibiting Door-to-Door, Telephonic Sales, Capping Termination Fees

POLR Service Design Left To Legislature

The Nevada Governor's Committee on Energy Choice has approved a final report on findings and recommendations related to the energy choice initiative

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RetailEnergyX: ENGIE Insight To Hold Nationwide Tour On Energy, Sustainability

 

Two New Customers Seek Authority To Take Competitive Supply In Nevada, Exit Utility Supply

Two new customers have recently petitioned the Nevada PUC under NRS 704B for authority to exit utility supply and take competitive supply

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RetailEnergyX: Macquarie Capital Launches Green Investment Group in North America; Hires Former Tesla Exec

 

June 27

New Start-Up Retail Supplier Formed

A new retail supplier has been formed.

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LA County Municipal Aggregation Launches Service To Businesses

Clean Power Alliance, the opt-out municipal aggregation serving Los Angeles County and various cities, announced that, starting June 25, 2018, it launched electricity service to over 30,000 businesses in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and the Cities of Rolling Hills Estates and South Pasadena.

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Pa. Gas Utility To Examine Charges Applied To Choice Suppliers For Released Capacity, May Propose Changes

An LDC has agreed to examine in next year's Gas Costs Rates (GCR) proceeding the charges applicable to Choice suppliers for released capacity, after the Office of Consumer Advocate recommended changes to the charge.

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RetailEnergyX: European Retail Customer Book Put Up For Sale

 

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RetailEnergyX: Texas PUC, RRC Chairs Urge Pipeline Operators To Ensure Availability At Peak Electric Demand, Coordinate With Generators

 

June 26

Utility's Default Service Rate Falling Due To Reconciliation Balance Despite Higher Wholesale Prices

A PUC has approved new electric default service rates at ...

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"Power of Choosing Inc." Seeks Texas Aggregator Certificate

Power of Choosing Inc." applied for a Texas electric aggregator certificate to pool ...

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RESA/IGS Seek Rider To Reflect Unbundling Of Rates At Duke Energy Ohio, New Bypassable Rider

Seeks Other Retail Market Enhancements

Expresses Concern Over "Retro-active" Audit Of POR Program And "Authorized" Receivables, Nebulous Definition Of "Non-Commodity"

In testimony on a series of Duke Energy Ohio cases before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, including a distribution rate case, IGS Energy and the Retail Energy Supply Association proposed a mechanism to unbundle certain default service-related costs from distribution rates, and proposed other retail market enhancements

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RetailEnergyX: New Consumer Protection Group To Fight "Fake Solar", Deceptive Marketing

 

Texas Generator To Pay $5,000 Under Settlement With PUC Staff

A generator would pay $5,000 under a settlement with Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to resolve ...

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RetailEnergyX: Clean Energy Developer, PIRG File Suit Against ICC Over NextGrid Process

 

June 25

Retail Supplier Announces Leadership Transition

A retail supplier announced ...

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NEW! -- Natural Gas Operations Manager -- Retail Supplier

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Oncor Readies Refund To Texas Retail Providers

Oncor issued a market notice stating that, in the next few weeks, Oncor will file a compliance tariff regarding its Capital Structure Refund (Rider CSR) pursuant to Findings of Fact No. 33 and 34 in the Final Order in Docket No. 46957.

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ESCO Says Sought New York Utility Data Security Agreements Only Lowers Utility Liability While Not Addressing Real Risks; Alleges Deficiencies In Utility Websites

Empire Natural Gas Corporation submitted comments to the New York PSC concerning proposed Data Security Agreements (DSA) and other cybersecurity requirements that utilities are seeking to impose on ESCOs, with Empire Natural Gas alleging that the proposals would merely lower utilities' liability, but would be ineffective at actually improving the security of utility networks and systems

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RetailEnergyX: Chron Columnist: Electricity Shoppers "Shut Out" Of Best Deals (New Customers Only)

 

Calif. Orders Implementation Of Multi-Year Resource Adequacy Requirements For Retail Suppliers, LSEs

The California PUC adopted an order directing the implementation of multi-year Resource Adequacy (RA) requirements starting in 2020, though specifics will be addressed in a further track of the proceeding

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PSEG Names New VP For Energy Solutions, Renewables

As part of a series of officer moves, PSEG announced that ...

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RetailEnergyX: Power Marketer Purchases Wind Farm, To Dedicate Output To PPA With General Motors

 

Pennsylvania Sees Spike In Residential Customers Leaving Retail Supply; Largest Decline Since August

Pennsylvania saw a large decrease in the number of residential electric customers on competitive supply during May

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RetailEnergyX: Stream Promoting Renewable Energy Plans Under New "Stream Green" Initiative

 

June 22

Retail Supplier Names New President

A retail supplier named ...

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Texas PUC Grants Retail Provider Certificate To Start-Up, Technology-Focused REP GridPlus

The Public Utility Commission of Texas granted application of GridPlus Texas Inc. for an Option 1 retail electric provider certificate.

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Stipulation Would Drastically Cut Sought Increase In CenterPoint-TDU DCRF Charged To REPs

Results In Decrease For Most Classes, Marginal Increase For Residential Class Versus Current Rates

CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC (CEHE) and various parties filed a stipulation with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to update CEHE's Distribution Cost Recovery Factors (Rider DCRF), for the period beginning September 1, 2018, and the period beginning September 1, 2019.

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RetailEnergyX: Texas Retail Provider Switches Brand Names, Unified Brand Said To Enable Rollout Of Innovative Products

 

BGE Files New SOS Rates

Baltimore Gas & Electric has filed ...

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RetailEnergyX: Report: Retail Electric Sales Agents Allegedly Posed As Utility Auditors To Sign Up Customers

 

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RetailEnergyX: PJM Announces Member Payment Default

 

Maryland Governor Announces Public Service Commission Chair Appointment

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced ...

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RetailEnergyX: Reuters: Tesla Downsizing Home Solar Biz, Closing Facilities, Ending Home Depot Partnership

 

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RetailEnergyX: Md. PSC Staff Report Update On POR Balances

 

June 21

Texas Retail Provider Ceasing Operations

A REP informed the Texas PUC that it is ceasing operations

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Taylor Consulting & Contracting Adds Retail Energy Vet As Chief Revenue Officer

Taylor Consulting & Contracting (Taylor) announced that ...

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National Grid Files New Default Service Rates

National Grid has filed with the Massachusetts DPU new basic service rates for ...

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RetailEnergyX: Energy Hippo, THG Energy Solutions Announce Strategic Alliance For Energy and Demand Management Solutions

 

Shipley Energy Launches New Division Led By Seth Obetz, To Offer Electricity, Gas

Shipley Energy has launched a new division called Seth Energy

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PUC Dismisses Complaint Concerning Provision Of Customer Lists To Retail Suppliers

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio dismissed a "self-complaint" filed by Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren, VEDO, or "Company") that had asked that PUCO affirm Vectren's decision to deny the provision of an eligible customer list to an entity which, as alleged by Vectren, identified itself as a broker but is certified by PUCO as a competitive retail natural gas (CRNG) supplier but has declined to submit an application to serve customers at Vectren

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Potomac Edison Files New SOS Rates

Potomac Edison has filed with the Maryland PSC new Type II SOS rates for the three-month period beginning September 1, 2018

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RetailEnergyX: Direct Energy: Texas Customers Should Plan Ahead for Hotter-Than-Normal Summer

 

June 20

Astral Energy Acquiring Book Of Customers

Astral Energy, LLC is acquiring a book of customers from ...

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Pepco Proposes Further Change To Annual POR Discount Rate Update

Pepco has filed with the Maryland PSC further revisions to its proposed updated purchase of receivables (POR) discount rates.

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Utility Seeks Further Increase To Residential POR Discount Rate (Increase Now 70%, Total Discount Nears 3%)

An EDC has filed further revisions to its proposed updated purchase of receivables (POR) discount rates.

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RetailEnergyX: PE Firm Whose Platform Has Invested In Retail Supplier Adopts New Name

 

PSC Approves Extension In New POR Program Implementation

The District of Columbia PSC has approved the Retail Energy Supply Association's request to extend the implementation date of Washington Gas Light Company's new Purchase of Receivables program (POR)

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KWH Energy Solutions Services Seeks Texas Aggregator Certificate

KWH Energy Solutions applied for a Texas electric aggregator certificate

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RetailEnergyX: Chair Hughes To Depart Maryland PSC

 

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RetailEnergyX: New York Utilities File Model Tariff For Hybrid Storage, DG System

 

June 19

Broker-Consultant Names Retail Market Vet As Chief Sales Officer

A broker named ...

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Texas Judge Would Find That AEP Texas Lacks Authority To Serve Some Customers In Service Area Disputed By Co-op; Such Customers Currently Served By REPs

Adoption Of Proposal Would Require Second Phase To Determine How To Transition Customers To Co-op Service, Cease Taking Service From REP

A Texas ALJ has issued a proposal for decision which would determine that AEP Texas lacks authority to serve certain customers located in the Uvalde Estate Subdivision, a residential subdivision in Uvalde County, Texas, which is the subject of a service area dispute filed by Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Inc.

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Connecticut Stays Certain Directives Of Next Rate Info Order

The Connecticut PURA has issued a notice of stay concerning certain directives to the utilities regarding the implementation of the next rate information requirements on bills.

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RetailEnergyX: Bill Capping Retail Supplier Rates For Low-Income Customers Passes Massachusetts Senate
--- Also Requires Written Consent For Renewal

 

PUC In Choice State Approves Sale Of Utility's Water Heater Rental Business

The New Hampshire PUC approved, in an order nisi, Liberty Utilities' (Granite State Electric) sale of its Electric Water Heater Rental Program.

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RetailEnergyX: TPG Growth, The Rise Fund to Acquire Energy Efficiency Provider

 

Maine PUC Sets New Standard Offer Rates

The Maine PUC has set the Standard Offer rates for the large non-residential classes at Central Maine Power and Bangor Hydro-Electric for the month of July 2018.

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RetailEnergyX: FERC Issues Show Cause Order To New England Generator; Enforcement Staff Allege "Misleading" Supply Offers, Seek $4.2 Million Penalty

 

June 18

Pennsylvania Utility Seeks To Use Financial Hedging Products For Default Service, Increase Price Stability

An EDC has petitioned the Pennsylvania PUC to begin using a financial hedging strategy for a portion of its electricity default service requirements

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New York PSC Issues Show Cause Order To ESCO

The New York PSC issued a show cause order to ...

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Utility's Small Customer Default Service Rate Increasing 20%

An EDC's small customer default service rate is increasing 20%

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RetailEnergyX: Release: Direct Energy Business Adds Unrivaled Energy Monitoring Capabilities to Fixed Energy Plus Solution

 

Texas REP Adds New Officers, Seeks Authority To Collect Deposits

A REP filed with the Texas PUC an REP certificate amendment application to provide an updated list of Officers and Directors and to request authorization to collect customer deposits

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Pepco Files New SOS Rates

Pepco has filed with the Maryland PSC new Type II SOS rates

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Delmarva Files New SOS Rates

Delmarva Power has filed with the Maryland PSC new Type II SOS rates

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RetailEnergyX: AT&T Enters 300 MW PPA With Energy Marketer

 

Brasovan Group LLC Receives Texas Aggregator Certificate

The Public Utility Commission of Texas granted Brasovan Group LLC an electric aggregator certificate to ...

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RetailEnergyX: Texas TDUs Seek Rehearing Of Smart Meter Texas Order

 

June 15

New York PSC Opens Proceeding On ESCO Cyber Security Issues, Liability Insurance

The New York PSC commenced a proceeding to address cyber security protections concerning ESCO and utility data exchanges

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Regulator Assesses $250,000 Civil Penalty Against Retail Supplier

The Connecticut PURA adopted a final decision in which ...

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Oncor To Apply Power Factor Adjustment To Invoices For Certain Former Sharyland ESI IDs

Oncor informed retail electric providers in a market notice that ...

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RetailEnergyX: Concierge/Subscription Service Promises "Disruption" Of Retail Energy Industry, Led By Retail Energy Vet

 

Md. PSC Staff On Customer Disconnection Under Supplier Consolidated Billing: Law Requires Delinquent Customers Be Returned To SOS

Staff of the Maryland PSC submitted a brief in response to a PSC request for stakeholders' views on several legal questions concerning the ability of retail suppliers to order the disconnection of a customer's utility service under supplier consolidated billing.

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PUC Approves $30,000 Settlement With Retail Supplier

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission adopted without modification a ...

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Arcadia Power Receives License In New State

A PUC granted Arcadia Power, Inc. an ...

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RetailEnergyX: Tentative Order Would Cancel Licenses Of Several Active Retail Suppliers, Brokers

 

Industry Group Withdraws Complaint Against Retail Supplier

The Connecticut Business & Industry Association has withdrawn its petition for the Connecticut PURA to investigate alleged possible unfair or deceptive trade practices by Mint Energy, as CBIA noted Mint stated that Mint will relinquish its license as part of its previously reported market exit

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RetailEnergyX: Lubbock City Council, LP&L Utility Board Approve Implementation of Advanced Meters

 

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RetailEnergyX: NY Adopts Environmental Impact Statement For Offshore Wind Procurement

 

June 14

Retail Energy Vet, Professor Launching New Broker-Consultant

A retail energy veteran is launching a new broker

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PJM Confirms Drop Of Defaulting Supplier's Customers To Default Service

PJM said in a market notice that, on June 12, 2018, PJM declared a retail supplier in default

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Larger Solar Leasing Company, Installer Files For Eligibility As New York ESCO

A large solar leasing co. is seeking to act as a load serving ESCO in NY

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RetailEnergyX: Ohio Proposes Revisions To Merchant Function Exit Rules

 

Settlement Would Set Amounts For New DCRF Charge Applicable To Retail Providers At Oncor

Parties have filed an unopposed settlement to establish Oncor's first Distribution Cost Recovery Factor (DCRF), a charge applicable to retail electric providers taking delivery service

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Municipal Aggregator NOPEC To Offer New Low-Interest Financing Program To Commercial Customers For Energy Efficiency

The Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) has been approved to administer a new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) low-interest loan program available to commercial property owners for energy efficiency property improvements.

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RetailEnergyX: RESA Notes Disparate Language Regarding New York Enrollment Verifications in UBPs

 

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RetailEnergyX: Conn. Selects 250 MW Of Renewable Energy Projects For Long-Term Contracts

 

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RetailEnergyX: Consumers Energy Filing IRP

 

June 13

Retail Supplier Names Industry Vet As Sales and Marketing Manager

A retail supplier named ...

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PSC Sets Start Dates For New SOS, Retail Supplier Time Of Use Pilots

The Maryland PSC has accepted a revised implementation schedule for the introduction of Time Of Use generation rates to be offered by the utilities to SOS customers, and for an RFP to select retail suppliers to offer TOU pilot plans

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Texas Generator To Pay $10,000 Under Settlement With PUC Staff

A Texas generator would pay $10,000 under a settlement with Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to resolve alleged violations of ...

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RetailEnergyX: CenterPoint Utility To Offer Texas Customers Home Protection Services From Third Party

 

PURA Schedules Technical Session On Motion To Clarify Next Rate Info Order

The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority scheduled a technical meeting for ...

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RetailEnergyX: E.ON Signs PPA For Texas Solar Project

 

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RetailEnergyX: EIA Reports Competitive Suppliers Increase Share of Electricity Sales

 

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RetailEnergyX: Report: Complaints About Georgia Gas Marketers Hit Historic Low

 

June 12

Retail Supplier Informs Regulator Of Billing Error That Led To Retention Of Customers On Existing Rates, Rather Than Renewal Rates

A retail supplier informed a regulator of, "recently discovered billing errors caused by its migration to a new billing system in November of 2016."

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NRG Teams With Solar Developer To Offer Texas C&I Customers Solar As Part Of New, Simplified Fixed Price Renewable Plan Structure

NRG Energy, Inc. announced today a joint project for 25 megawatts of solar projects to support Texas commercial and industrial customers

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Texas Governor Announces Appointment To Public Utility Commission

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed ...

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RetailEnergyX: Scammers Now Falsely Using Retail Supplier's Name In Scam Calls

 

NEM Releases Draft Session Topics For July Mid-Atlantic Energy Summit

The National Energy Marketers Association has released a draft agenda with session topics for its upcoming Mid-Atlantic Energy Summit to be held July 25-26 in Baltimore, Md.

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RetailEnergyX: Merchant Generator Enters Restructuring Agreement Ahead Of Prepackaged Bankruptcy Filing

 

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RetailEnergyX: Vivint Solar Closes $811 Million Of New Financing

 

Start-up Offering Blockchain-Based Retail Electric Service Seeks Texas REP Certificate

Data Center Provider Switch Creates Retail Supplier For Possible Sales To Other End-users

TXU Parent Launching Commercial Energy Broker, Digital Shopping Experience

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