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Electricity Issues

Act 129

The law imposes new requirements on electric distribution companies with the goal of reducing energy consumption and demand.

Advanced Metering

Learn about the structure, processes, procedures and standards of advanced metering.

Alternative Energy

The AEPS Act quires that electric distribution companies and generation suppliers include power from alternative resources.

Alternative Ratemaking

Learn about effects of alternative ratemaking methodologies, such as revenue decoupling.

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act

This law ensures the PUC makes policies that align with the promotion of energy efficiency and conservation.

Chapter 56 Proposed Rulemaking

The PUC updated regulations on residential utility service standards and delinquent residential accounts.

Demand Side Response

Learn about the investigation into reasonable, cost-effective programs  to help retail electric customers conserve energy.

EDC Outage Response Reports

Review reports on actions taken by the PUC and impacted utilities during severe weather events.

Electric Competition Law

Learn more about electricity generation choice for customers of electric cooperatives.

Electric Retail Markets

Review policy recommendations that enhance customer choice and the development of effective retail markets.

Electronic Data Exchange

Get more information on the Electric Data Exchange Working Group within the PUC.

En Banc Hearings: Supplier Consolidated Billing

Get details on the implementation of electric generation supplier consolidated billing.

En Banc Hearings: Wholesale Energy Markets

The hearings collected testimony on current and future wholesale electricity markets. 

Provider of Last Resort

Learn about electric distribution companies' duty to serve retail customers who select an alternative supplier.

Regulatory Information

Learn about the regulation of public utilities under Title 52 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Code.

Rules for Termination, Reconnections, Payments, Cash Deposits

Review rule changes for electric, gas and water consumers.

System Improvement Charges Act 11

This law allows certain utilities to petition for a Distribution System Improvement Charge.

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If you can't find what you're looking for here, please contact the PA Public Utility Commission. Call us at 1-800-692-7380 or contact us online.

Document Search

Public utility documents available electronically include case dockets, public meeting orders and more.

Filing & Resources

Find utility-related reports, laws and regulations, federal filings, tariffs, procedures and more.


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