New York PSC Approves Joint Proposal In O&R Rate Case Addressing Various Retail Market Issues, Supply Costs
March 15, 2019 Email This Story Copyright 2010-19 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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The New York PSC has adopted a joint proposal in Orange & Rockland's electric and gas rate cases, without modification to various retail market issues addressed in the JP
Among other things, the JP addresses the Gas Billing and Payment Processing Charge. Where O&R performs billing services for an ESCO that sells gas commodity to O&R’s delivery customers, O&R charges a fixed amount per each bill received designed to cover costs related to billing and payment processing. The Joint Proposal increases the per bill charge from $1.02 to $1.30. The increase is based on the results of the Company’s ECOS study relative to the costs for O&R’s billing services.
The JP also addresses recovery of certain supply-related costs for electricity and natural gas and various additional natural gas issues impacting ESCOs