Informational Committee Meeting on PA Electric & Gas Industries

Mar 31, 2015Testimony, Briefs, & Filings

Before the House Consumer Affairs Committee – PA House of Representatives

Informational Committee Meeting on PA Electric & Gas Industries

Remarks of
Terrance J. Fitzpatrick
President and CEO
Energy Association of Pennsylvania
March 31, 2015

Good morning Chairman Godshall, Chairman Daley and members of the Committee. I am Terry Fitzpatrick, President & CEO of the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, a trade association of electric and natural gas utilities operating in Pennsylvania.

EAP performs a number of functions:
– Advocacy before state agencies and policymakers- such as the PUC and the General Assembly;
– Help member companies to share best practices and sponsor educational conferences on operations and consumer issues.

PA Electric & Natural Gas – Quick Facts

Electric Utility Members
• Aka, “electric distribution companies” or “EDCs”.
• Distribute electricity to just under six million residential, commercial and industrial customers in Pennsylvania.
• Employ approximately 9,000 men and women in their Pennsylvania operations.

Gas Utility Members
• Aka, “natural gas distribution companies” or “NGDCs”.
• Distribute gas to just under three million residential, commercial and industrial customers in Pennsylvania
• Employ approximately 5,200 men and women in their Pennsylvania operations.

Questions

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