Jennifer Kocher

(A Peco crew member at work after the February 5th ice storm. Photo by CBS-3)

PUC Issues Report Card On PECO, Other Utilities Response To February’s Ice Storm

The Public Utility Commission says PECO and other power utilities should have done a better job.


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Pa. PUC Tightens Notification, Response Requirements on Electric Suppliers

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is moving to address thousands of complaints filed in recent months over rapidly rising electric bills.


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Pa. PUC Suggests Electric Customers Socked in January Ask For Adjustments

A Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission spokeswoman says electric customers with variable-rate plans from competitive suppliers have seen winter rates double and even triple in some cases.


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PUC: Wholesale Increases Causing Some Electricity Rates To Rise Significantly

Increases in the wholesale market price for energy are causing some rates to double and triple.


Winter Storm Damage (Credit: Cindy Webster)

PUC Looks Into Power Outage Responses Following Ice Storm

The purpose of the investigation is not to point the finger, but to see if any improvements can be made predicting or handling power outages.


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After California Tragedy, Pennsylvania Limo Watchdogs Staying Alert

A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission says the limousine industry is safer overall than many other transportation segments.


(A Nissan Leaf electric car is plugged into a charging station outside an apartment buiding in New York City.   Credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Drexel Hosts Discussion On Challenges Of Alternatively Fueled Vehicles

This Thursday at Drexel University, the public is invited to a discussion of alternatively fueled vehicles being hosted by the Public Utility Commission.


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Electricity Prices Falling In Pennsylvania Due To Dual Market Forces, Says Expert

The price of electricity is dropping in our area. But why is that the case?


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PECO Customers Start Switching Suppliers

Including both business and residential customers, about 9.4 percent of PECO customers have switched suppliers; representing about 40 percent of the utility’s load.