01-19-2018
01-19-2018 DEP Reissues Draft Discharge Permit for Brunner Island Electric Generating...
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01-19-2018 PPL Electric Utilities Had Best-Ever Grid Reliability in 2017
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01-19-2018 Peoples Natural Gas fined $50,000 for gas leaks
Peoples Natural Gas fined $50,000 for gas leaks  The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday issued a $50,000  civil penalty to Peoples Natural Gas for failing to document and properly  fix numerous gas leaks in the Pittsburgh region in 2014 and 2015....  - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

01-19-2018 'Daggone power lines' keep farmer up at night
Kent Blevins, a third generation fruit farmer is fighting the proposed  power lines installation across his Stewartstown farm.  - York Daily

01-19-2018 St. Francis University releases comprehensive review on energy development
St. Francis University’s Institute for Energy has finished a  comprehensive review on energy development on Pennsylvania’s public  lands.  According to a press release from the university, the institute spent a  year on the research examining oil, gas, coal and renewable energy...  - Johnstown Tribune-Democrat

01-19-2018 Alternative energy regulations discussed
ANTRIM TOWNSHIP — When Connie Slye ran for Antrim Township supervisor  last year, an alternative energy ordinance was on her to-do list.  Slye wasn’t elected, but she is continuing to work on a proposed  ordinance with three sections:  Solar system on-site (residential) Principal or off-site (solar farm) Wind...  - Waynesboro Record Herald

01-18-2018 PUC Initiates Further Study of Supplier Consolidated Billing by Electric...
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01-18-2018 PUC Approves Gas Safety Settlement with Peoples Natural Gas; Includes New...
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01-18-2018 State regulators want to stop these 'hits,' seek volunteers for new committee
They’re known as “hits,” and state regulators definitely do not  want these hits to keep on coming.  The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission wants nominations by Friday for  individuals to serve on its “Damage Prevention Committee,” which  was established as part of the commission’s efforts to prevent damage,...  - Allentown Morning Call

01-18-2018 Opponents write to PUC about Transource power line
QUINCY – A group opposing the construction of a high-voltage power line  through Franklin County is organizing a letter-writing campaign.  Stop Transource Franklin County is hosting a session to help people write  letters of concern and protest to the Pennsylvania Public Utility...  - Chambersburg Public Opinion

01-18-2018 State regulators want to stop these 'hits,' seek volunteers for new committee
They’re known as “hits,” and state regulators definitely do not  want these hits to keep on coming.  The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission wants nominations by Friday for  individuals to serve on its “Damage Prevention Committee,” which  was established as part of the commission’s efforts to prevent damage,...  - Allentown Morning Call

01-17-2018 Public Utility Commission Meeting Agenda for January 18, 2018
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01-17-2018 PUC Reminds Stakeholders about Nominations for Damage Prevention Committee...
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01-17-2018 FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
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01-16-2018 PA Energy Ratings Launches Pennsylvania Energy Comparison Mobile Shopping Apps
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01-16-2018 Potential loss of utility revenue would shock taxpayers
Mifflinburg and Watsontown boroughs are unlike other Valley communities  — they sell electricity to their residents.  Their rates are comparable to those of utility companies, and the boroughs  use the revenue they make to help pay for police, parks, plowing,  maintenance and other municipal services....  - Sunbury Daily Item

01-16-2018 Natural gas consumption spiked in January as Delmarva plans $150 million infrastructure investment
Delmarva Power's northern Delaware customers burned a record amount of  natural gas in early January as temperatures plunged into the teens –  surpassing a previous high set 15 years ago.  The record usage happened as Delmarva, Delaware's largest public utility,...  - Wilmington (DE) News Journal

01-16-2018 Adelphia's 84-mile pipeline is the latest Philly-area project for Pa's natural gas gusher
The buyer of an 84-mile pipeline encircling Philadelphia has disclosed  detailed plans to convert the pipeline from oil to natural gas, saying the  project would require several new compressor and valve stations to move  fuel to its Marcus Hook destination.  Adelphia Gateway LLC, which announced in November it is buying the...  - Philadelphia Inquirer

01-15-2018 Penelec proposal pushes customers to shop
Penelec is encouraging customers to shop for an alternate electrical  provider and would like to begin charging them if they don’t.  Most of us have heard that it pays to shop around.  Penelec has proposed a rate hike that would ensure that it does pay to shop  for an alternate electrical provider through the website PAPowerswitch.com....  - Erie Times-News

01-14-2018 NJ utility passes along $280M federal tax cut, but still boosts rates
Public Service Electric and Gas Co. on Friday asked the New Jersey Board of  Public Utilities to approve a 1 percent increase in rates, a request it  says reflects the benefit of the recent federal corporate tax cut.  The base-rate increase, the utility’s first in eight years, would boost...  - Philadelphia Inquirer

01-14-2018 Lowman Henry: Pa. budget follies set to resume
The last time a Pennsylvania governor signed a full, complete state budget  into law was July 10, 2014. Gov. Tom Corbett signed off on that state  fiscal plan just days after it was approved by the Legislature, completing  a four-year run of on-time state budgets....  - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


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