AEP anticipates expanding its newly formed competitive retail supplier, AEP Retail
Energy, beyond Ohio, where the retailer was initially formed to be defensive against
customer migration to non-affiliated suppliers at Columbus Southern Power.
Detroit Edison has asked the Michigan PSC to delay the recognition of the recent
increase in electric choice in setting base rates in its newly filed rate case, assuming
the Commission retains the Choice Invective Mechanism (CIM) with certain modifications
AGL Resources' retail energy operations segment, consisting primarily of SouthStar
Energy Services, reported a third quarter 2010 EBIT loss of $9 million, compared
with a loss of $2 million in the third quarter of 2009.
Dominion East Ohio has filed tariff changes which would limit the rate that competitive
suppliers could charge under the tariffed "Monthly Variable Rate Commodity Service,"
which serves as a backstop for customers whose competitive supply contract is not
ConEdison Solutions reported a net loss of $7 million for the quarter ending September
30, 2010, versus net income of $51 million a year ago, on mark-to-market losses as
well as lower retail electric margins.
The Retail Energy Supply Association has filed a petition at the Pennsylvania PUC
for a declaratory order regarding the ability of home rule municipalities to conduct
opt-out aggregations under the current legislative regime
First Choice Power reported lower ongoing earnings of $12.8 million for the third
quarter of 2010, versus $18.3 million a year ago, on expected margin compression
partially offset by lower bad debt expense and increased commercial sales
Duke Energy is "leaning" towards filing for a Market Rate Offer (MRO) to govern the
provision and pricing of Standard Service Offer supplies for non-shopping customers
in the Duke Energy Ohio territory beyond 2011, CEO James Rogers said
The majority of local distribution companies in Kentucky argued that natural gas
choice would not provide benefits to customers and opposed any mandate that LDCs
offer a choice program, in post-hearing briefs in the Kentucky PSC's investigation
of small volume choice
The Delaware PSC should revise its regulations to permit the freezing of the minimum
cumulative percentage requirements for the RPS and solar RPS carve-out for all electric
service providers, not only Commission-regulated utilities, the Retail Energy Supply
Association said in comments to the PSC
Illinois Commerce Commission Staff said that they have no objection to using the
system average uncollectible factor found in Commonwealth Edison Rider UF if the
Commission elects to impose a single discount rate on all customer classes under
ComEd's Purchase of Receivables program.
For the three months ending September 30, 2010, DPL Energy Resources supplied approximately
1.338 billion kWh of the total 1.397 billion kWh supplied by competitive retail providers
within affiliate Dayton Power & Light's service territory, parent DPL Inc. said in
Gateway Energy Services is offering Rate R customers a six-month fixed rate of 8.9¢/kWh
through June 30, 2011, the first residential offer to break the 9¢ barrier in the
PECO territory for service in 2011.