PUC Gives Verizon Price Flexibility Over Basic Service In Urban AreasIt appears the state’s biggest basic landline provider will soon be able to set its own prices for local exchange service without approval of state regulators.
VP Of Yellow Cab Company On UberX: 'You Don't Know The Background Of The Person Picking You Up'On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano spoke with Ed Burkhardt, Vice President of the Yellow Cab Company, about the impact of the UberX car service in Philadelphia.
Clock Still Ticking On Mayor Nutter's Plan To Sell PGWMum's the word from the president of Philadelphia City Council as to whether today's regular Council meeting will bring any word on when lawmakers will debate the plan to sell PGW.
City Council Debate Over Whether To Sell PGW DelayedCity Council's plans to publicly debate the controversial proposal to sell PGW have now slipped until mid-October.
Nutter Hopes For Public Hearings On $2 Billion PGW Sale When City Council Opens Fall SessionCity 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.
Nutter's Plan To Sell PGW Prompts Strong Response In City CouncilOne lawmaker this past week lashed out at a state agency which has given its thumbs-up to Mayor Nutter's plan to sell PGW.
PUC Issues Report Card On PECO, Other Utilities Response To February's Ice StormThe Public Utility Commission says PECO and other power utilities should have done a better job.
More Wrangling Between Mayor Nutter, City Council Over PGW SaleCity 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 Wants To Make It Faster To Change SuppliersPublic Utility Commission says it will speed up consideration of a rule change to allow people to switch electric suppliers more quickly.
Public Utility Commission To Hold Hearings On Ice Storm Power Outage ResponseThe 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.
PUC: Wholesale Increases Causing Some Electricity Rates To Rise SignificantlyIncreases in the wholesale market price for energy are causing some rates to double and triple.
Public Utility Commissioner Wants PGW To Be SoldPublic Utility Commissioner James Cawley ripped PGW as being essentially beyond regulation.
PUC, PGW Reach Tentative Settlement On Deadly Tacony Gas ExplosionThe 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.
PUC Probes Overheating Electric 'Smart Meters'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.
Drexel Hosts Discussion On Challenges Of Alternatively Fueled VehiclesThis Thursday at Drexel University, the public is invited to a discussion of alternatively fueled vehicles being hosted by the Public Utility Commission.