Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
An independent regulatory agency within the Department of Energy.
Department Of Energy (DOE)
Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association (PREA)
A non-profit service organization for electric cooperatives in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
A non-profit organization that represents the interests of state public utility commissioners before the three branches of the federal government and independent government agencies.
National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI)
The official research arm of NARUC that provides research and assistance to state public utility commissions.
Energy Association of Pennsylvania (EAPA)
Formed by the merger of Pennsylvania Electric and PA Gas Associations in 2000. The association represents the interests of regulated energy distribution companies.
The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID)
The eGRID is a comprehensive database on the environmental characteristics of all electric power generated in the U.S., including virtually every power plant and generating company in the country. It is maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University (IPU)
The Institute of Public Utilities supports informed, effective, and efficient regulation of utility network industries - electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications.
Emergency Preparedness Links
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)
PEMA oversees a number of programs and services to help prevent, respond to, or recover from disasters. They include federal and state support, as well as citizen-based volunteer opportunities to assist in times of disaster or emergency.
In an emergency, knowing what to do is your best defense. Start now by learning the risks, making an emergency plan and getting involved to help others.
Pennsylvania uses AlertPA to provide citizens and partners with timely information to assist them in making informed decisions. AlertPA delivers emergency and weather alerts, health notifications and updates.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Updates During Disasters
FEMA offers a free service called Updates During Disasters. When a disaster is declared in a state or region FEMA generates e-mail bulletins to keep citizens updated about how to obtain assistance and reduce loss of life and property.
Edison Electric Institute - Storm Center
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association of U.S. Shareholder-Owned Electric Companies. Members serve 95 percent of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and represent approximately 70 percent of the U.S. electric power industry. When storms hit the U.S., EEI activates their Storm Center Map to show outages across the storm territory.