Jersey Central Power & Light Offers Energy Tips as Winter Weather Continues

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 may climb as cold weather lingers.

Across New Jersey, deep snow has limited access to […]

2015-05-07T15:36:02-05:00February 28th, 2014|New Jersey Market|

JCP&L to Spend Over $250 Million on T&D Reliability Projects

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 service reliability throughout its 13 county service area. This represents about a $50 million […]

2015-05-07T15:36:02-05:00February 28th, 2014|New Jersey Market|

Electric rates steady for some; for others, hikes astronomical

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.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane joined the state Public Utility Commission and state consumer advocate in […]

2015-05-07T15:36:02-05:00February 27th, 2014|Pennsylvania Market|

Remake of Texas electricity market likely to wait as supply fears abate


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 fears were overblown and any significant market overhaul can wait.

Recent analysis by state energy consultants […]

2015-05-07T15:36:02-05:00February 27th, 2014|Texas Market|

Pa. Gas & Electric tops among complaints

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 bills that spiked in January.

There are lots of people, upset at lots of companies, […]

2015-05-07T15:36:13-05:00February 26th, 2014|Pennsylvania Market|

NYISO Offers Market Training Opportunities

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, one-day Market Overview Course at its Rensselaer, N.Y., headquarters. Recommended for those with less than […]

2015-05-07T15:36:13-05:00February 25th, 2014|New York Market|