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City Council has yet to introduce the Mayor’s PGW sale legislation nor to schedule public hearings. Council President Darrell Clarke has said those won’t come until Concentric — the consultant hired by Council to review the plan — has finished its reports.
One lawmaker this past week lashed out at a state agency which has given its thumbs-up to Mayor Nutter’s plan to sell PGW.
The Public Utility Commission says PECO and other power utilities should have done a better job.
City Council President Darrell Clarke is signaling to colleagues that he doesn’t want the mayor’s plan to sell PGW to be formally introduced in council until consultants study the deal further.
Public Utility Commission says it will speed up consideration of a rule change to allow people to switch electric suppliers more quickly.
The Public Utility Commission has scheduled a pair of hearings later this month in the suburbs to discuss the response to massive power outages caused by the ice storm last month.
Increases in the wholesale market price for energy are causing some rates to double and triple.
Public Utility Commissioner James Cawley ripped PGW as being essentially beyond regulation.
The Public Utility Commission’s enforcement staff and PGW have reached a tentative $500,000 settlement on alleged violations stemming from a deadly gas explosion in the city’s Tacony section in January 2011.
Power industry officials say they have installed new technology aimed at combating the danger of overheating linked to new electric meters in homes served by PECO.
This Thursday at Drexel University, the public is invited to a discussion of alternatively fueled vehicles being hosted by the Public Utility Commission.
It is easier than ever today to open up a moving company with the help of websites like Craigslist.
Mayor Nutter next week is expected to make public a consultant’s study on whether the city could — and should — sell the Philadelphia Gas Works.
The chairman of the Public Utility Commission gives Pennsylvania utilities – and PECO in particular – high marks for its response to recent major storms.