By: Wall Street Journal | With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures across the region this winter, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utility, reminds customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that
By: Laylan Copelin | Electricity reserves during the summer’s peak demand should be near or above the target for Texas’ primary power grid for several years, according to a new 10-year forecast released Friday by the Electric Reliability Council of
By: T&D World Magazine Having spent more than $2 billion in capital improvements since 2001, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend an additional $251 million in 2014 to further expand and strengthen its infrastructure to enhance and maintain
Utility speeding rollout of 4 million upgraded devices; all of Chicago would be hooked up to smart grid by end of 2017 By: Chicago Tribune | ComEd wants to get smarter, faster. The utility said Wednesday it is speeding its
By: David Falchek | Electricity rates will not change for some PPL customers, but the way people shop for electricity changes as a handful of electricity providers offering variable rates stand accused of gouging thousands of customers with astronomical rate hikes.
By: JAMES OSBORNE | For years, fears that Texas may not have enough electricity to support its growing economy and population drove a debate over restructuring the state’s power market. But now there is an increasing sense among state officials those
By: Dennis Owens | The joint’s been jumpin’ with calls from ticked-off consumers, upset about variable rate electric bills that have doubled, tripled, even quadrupled. A spokesperson says there have been nearly 1,500 calls in the past three weeks over
By: readMedia | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is offering an opportunity for individuals to learn more about New York’s competitive wholesale electricity markets and power system operations. On March 11, 2014, the NYISO will conduct an introductory,
The following is a summary of last week’s market activity and the market outlook: Strength, volatility and the Polar Vortex continue to be the story for the energy markets. March NYMEX futures rocketed to levels not seen since December 2008.
By: AP | New York utility regulators have approved freezes on electricity, natural gas and steam delivery rates for Con Edison customers. The state Public Service Commission says the decision covers the charges costumers pay for the delivery of electricity