SouthStar Energy Services Seeks Md. Gas Supply License SouthStar Energy Services,
LLC filed an application for a Maryland natural gas supplier license. A copy of
SouthStar's application was not available. According to the maillog summary, SouthStar
applied to do business as Maryland Energy.
Ambit Energy Receives Pa. Electric License The Pennsylvania PUC granted Ambit Energy
an electric generation supplier license to serve residential customers and commercial
customers under 25 kW in all service areas. Ambit's supplier application was first
reported by Matters (7/29). Ambit recently said that it is targeting entry into
Pennsylvania by the first quarter of 2011 (10/20).
Paetec Energy Marketing Corp. Receives Pa. Electric License The Pennsylvania PUC granted
U. S. Energy Partners, LLC, d/b/a Paetec Energy Marketing Corp., an electric generation
supplier license to serve all sizes of commercial, industrial, and governmental customers
as a load serving entity in all service areas. U. S. Energy Partners' supplier application
was first reported in Matters (7/23).
Utility Management Corporation Receives Pa. Broker License The Pennsylvania PUC granted
Utility Management Corporation an electric broker license to serve commercial customers
over 25 kW and industrial customers at Duquesne Light and PPL. Utility Management
Corporation's application was first reported in Matters (9/23).
UI Reports October Migration Statistics United Illuminating has posted migration statistics
for October 2010. A comparison versus the September data will be provided in Monday's
World Energy Reports First Quarterly Profit As Publicly Traded Company Broker World
Energy Solutions, Inc. reported its first quarterly profit since going public, reporting
net income of $147,000 for the third quarter, versus a loss of $636,000 a year ago.
Driving the profit was higher revenues of $4.7 million, versus $3.5 million a year
ago. World Energy cited the Ohio market in particular for the revenue growth.
TXU Offering iThermostat in CenterPoint Territory TXU Energy has extended marketing
of its Brighten iThermostat, a web-enabled programmable thermostat, to customers
in the CenterPoint territory. TXU is offering an iThermostat kit to residential
customers for $5.99 per month with a two-year participation in the Brighten Conservation
Program, which enables a customer's air conditioning system to be cycled during select
periods of peak energy demand. The program includes a visual heating, venting and
air conditioning inspection and installation by a TXU Energy authorized technician
at no additional charge. TXU said that the bundle is valued at more than $450. The
iThermostat can be added to a variety of TXU pricing plans.
Entergy Exploring Sale of Vermont Yankee Entergy Corporation disclosed yesterday a
process is under way to explore the potential sale of Vermont Yankee, its 605-megawatt
nuclear plant in Vernon, Vt.