Breaking News: Supreme Court Upholds FERC Order 745

Monday, January 25, 2016 – The U.S. Supreme Court released the opinion in the FERC v. EPSA case this morning.  The Court reversed and remanded the ruling back to the appellate court.  This is very exciting news for the folks at EnerNOC!  Please see summary of the ruling below: “FERC’s decision to compensate demand response […]

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KEEA Member MaGrann Associates Involved in Collaboration Receiving Green Building Highest Honor

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Paseo Verde its “Project of the Year,” in recognition of its civic-mindedness, environmental responsibility and innovation. The win by Paseo Verde was a team effort that consisted of top-notch consultants – MaGrann Associates of Mount Laurel, NJ, was the LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Rater […]

PUC Hearing on Alternative Ratemaking

Today the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission announced that they will be holding a hearing in Harrisburg to gather information on alternative ratemaking methodologies. The hearing will be held on March 3, 2016, in Harrisburg. The hearing is open to the public and will also be video streamed on the Commission’s website for those unable to attend […]

PUC Approves 4% PECO Rate Hike

by Andrew Maykuth The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved a $127 million electric-rate increase for Peco Energy Co. The utility said monthly bills for its 1.6 million Philadelphia regional customers will go up by about 4 percent Jan. 1. The PUC unanimously approved a settlement reached among Peco, the PUC staff, and advocates for […]

Does Choice in Electrical Providers Bring Savings?

by Andrew Maykuth Like Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Connecticut allows competitive electricity suppliers to sell directly to residential customers, and they have barraged consumers with offers they tout will help to cut their monthly bills. But data released recently by Connecticut’s consumer advocate show actual savings are elusive for most residential customers. The disclosure raises questions […]

KEEA Board Member Liz Robinson Highlights Energy Efficiency As The Cheapest Energy That Boosts A Sustainable Future

Read full article and watch interview here – The Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia, the non-profit which helps to preserve and stabilize low-income homes, held its annual sustainability conference at PECO Energy’s Headquarters in Center City. ECA Executive Director Liz Robinson says we’re smarter these days and more aware of the benefits of clean energy. “Americans have become […]