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City of Dallas Petitions for Rehearing of Dismissal of REP Application
The City of Dallas moved for rehearing of the PUCT's recent decision to deny the city an Option 2 retail electric provider certificate, on the grounds that the Commission does not have authority to exclude municipal corporations from obtaining REP certificates.
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PSNH Sees Little Need for Supplemental Energy, Capacity Purchases in IRP due to Migration
Given Public Service of New Hampshire's current level of migration, PSNH is not proposing any additional supply resources in its integrated resource plan, except for small scale renewable distributed generation resources, if found to be economic.
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RESA Urges Mass. DPU to Use Uncollectibles from All Distribution Customers in POR Reconciliation
The Retail Energy Supply Association has urged the Massachusetts DPU to reject the electric distribution companies' proposed calculation of the Past Period Reconciliation Percentage to be contained in the Purchase of Receivables discount rate ...

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TXU Cites "Interesting" Retail Developments in Pennsylvania
“We are always watching and monitoring other states and have seen interesting retail competition developments in several states including
Pennsylvania ...

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TXU Affiliate Seeks Pennsylvania Electric License to Serve Mass Market

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An affiliate of TXU Energy has applied for a Pennsylvania electric generation supplier license to serve all customer classes, including residential customers, in all service areas.
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N.J. BPU Eliminates Retail Margin, Expands Hourly Pricing
The New Jersey BPU eliminated the retail margin of 5 mills per kilowatt-hour added to all Basic Generation Service sales for customers at or above 750 kW, during its board meeting yesterday
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Central Hudson Files Clarifications to Gas Balancing, Settlement
Central Hudson has filed with the New York PSC several gas tariff amendments to clarify the daily balancing requirement and revise the monthly balancing and semi-annual settlement provisions contained in the company's retail access program.  
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Detroit Edison, Consumers Energy File 2011 PSCR Factors
Detroit Edison and Consumers Energy have filed PSCR plans for the year 2011 with accompanying PSCR Factors   
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Clearview Electric Offers to Not Enroll New Customers; Provide Reduced Bond Under Requested §25.107 Waiver
Clearview Electric has explicitly offered to not add any new customers to its ERCOT book as part of its request for a temporary waiver of the new financial requirements under P.U.C. SUBST. R. §25.107(f), it said in a brief supporting its request (38446).  
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Connecticut OCC Seeks to Define Agent as Including Multi-Level Marketers
The term "agent" as used in proposed Connecticut electric marketing standards should be defined to include multi-level marketers, the Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel said in an initial brief.
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DPUC Seeks Comments on Future of Clean Energy Options Given Competitive Renewable Plans
The Connecticut DPUC has sought comment on whether the Connecticut Clean Energy Options program should continue in light of renewable offers made by competitive retail suppliers.
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Court Remands Suit Against Stream, Reverses Earlier Dismissal
A U.S. Appeals court has reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a suit against Stream Energy, and remanded the suit back to district court.
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Penstar Would Pay $6,000 Fine Under Settlement with PUCT Staff Relating to Customer Verification
Penstar Power, L.L.C. would pay an administrative penalty of $6,000 under a settlement with PUCT Staff to resolve a Staff investigation concerning Penstar's compliance with P.U.C. Subst. R. 25.474, concerning selection of a retail provider and P.U.C. Subst. R. 25.480, concerning bill payment requirements

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Briefly (for 10/7/10)
• Just Energy Network Marketer Entering Illinois
• NetGain Energy Advisors Seeks Pa. Broker Licenses
• Commercial and Industrial Energy Solutions Receives Md. Broker License
• Polaris Energy Receives Conn. Aggregation License
• DPUC Approves CL&P LRS Procurement
• Pepco, Delmarva Issue SOS RFPs
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FTC Proposes to Add Renewable Energy, Carbon Offsets to Green Marketing Guidelines
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed revisions to its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims to address the marketing of renewable energy and carbon offsets

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Maryland Consumer Advocate, State Agencies Urge Long-Term Contracts Under SOS to Mitigate "Harm" from RPM
Arguing that PJM's Reliability Pricing Model is causing "harm" to Maryland ratepayers, several Maryland consumer advocates and state agencies have urged the PSC to implement a managed portfolio process for ensuring adequate electric supplies for ratepayers, with provisions for long-term contracting for new capacity, in comments in the PSC's investigation into RPM (PC 22).
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September 28, 2010
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News Aggregation:
Baltimore Sun: PSC Open to Reviewing SOS Price Comparison Regs (Again)

East Valley Tribune (AZ): Corporation Commission Candidate Urges Deregulation

The Cooperator: Choosing an ESCO

Toronto Star: Electricity rates: Ontario ill-served by shrill debate

Del. News Journal: Offshore wind faces political blowback


Energy Choice Matters, October 7, 2010

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