Monthly Archives: February 2008

New Leadership in State Energy Policy Emerging

The Assembly, the Senate, the Governor’s office, and the PSC will all have new leadership on energy matters in 2008. On February 6, 2008, Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill was named as Chairman of the New York State Assembly Energy Committee. That post was filled for many years by Paul Tonko until he resigned to become Read more…

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PULP Files Comments on Regulation ESCOs (New York’s Utility Network)

Background Beginning in 1996, the PSC began to “unbundle” residential natural gas and electric service in order to deregulate the so-called “commodity” portion of service. In the PSC’s “vision” the “commodity” would be bought by customers from deregulated pipeless and wireless gas and electric companies, which the PSC labeled “energy services companies” (ESCOs). As we Read more…

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PULP Files Comments on Regulation of ESCO Sales Practices

BackgroundBeginning in 1996, the PSC began to “unbundle” residential natural gas and electric service in order to deregulate the so-called “commodity” portion of service. In the PSC’s “vision” the “commodity” would be bought by customers from deregulated pipeless and wireless gas and electric companies, which the PSC labeled “energy services companies” (ESCOs). As we predicted Read more…

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