Monthly Archives: October 2013

New York Power and Light: Who’ll say “Booyah!” when Con Ed’s rate case is decided?

NY Power and Light –Here’s the word on New York’s regulation of Con Edison: Booyah! Last week, Con Ed declared a 61.5-cent quarterly dividend. With its shares trading at around $56, that works out roughly to a 4 percent yield for the company’s stockholders. Try getting that on a Treasury bill, or in your plain-vanilla Read more…

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New York Power and Light: Settlement talks accelerate in Con Ed rate case

NYPower and Light.com — Con Edison and the state have accelerated talks about cutting a deal in the company’s request for a rate boost. In letter dated Friday and made public on Monday afternoon, the Public Service Commission’s chief administrative law judge appointed another judge, Kim Harriman, to oversee settlement talks. That the PSC and Read more…

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New York Power and Light: Settlement talks accelerate in Con Ed rate case

New York Power and Light– Con Edison and the state have accelerated talks about cutting a deal in the company’s request for a rate boost. In letter dated Friday and made public on Monday afternoon, the Public Service Commission’s chief administrative law judge appointed another judge, Kim Harriman, to oversee settlement talks. That the PSC Read more…

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ALJs Rule that Refund Statute May Apply in National Fuel Gas Rates Proceeding (New York’s Utility Project)

Background In the pending proceeding to review natural gas rates of National Fuel Gas Distribution Company, the New York Public Service Commission set temporary rates subject to refund prospectively from the date of its order. In addition, in light of apparent over earnings in the past, the PSC asked the Administrative Law Judges to examine Read more…

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ALJs Rule that Refund Statute May Apply in National Fuel Gas Rates Proceeding

Background In the pending proceeding to review natural gas rates of National Fuel Gas Distribution Company, the New York Public Service Commission set temporary rates subject to refund prospectively from the date of its order. In addition, in light of apparent over earnings in the past, the PSC asked the Administrative Law Judges to examine whether a rarely used statute Read more…

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PSC Denies Time Warner Petition to Expand Times when Phone Service May be Interrupted for Bill Collection Purposes

At its October 17, 2013 session, the New York State Public Service Commission denied the Petition of Time Warner Cable Information Services, LLC, to enlarge the times when phone service can be interrupted for bill collection purposes.  The Public Utility Law Project of New York, Inc. filed initial comments in the case generally opposing most of Read more…

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PSC Denies Time Warner Petition to Expand Times when Phone Service May be Interrupted for Bill Collection Purposes (New York’s Utility Project)

At its October 17, 2013 session, the New York State Public Service Commission denied the Petition of Time Warner Cable Information Services, LLC, to enlarge the times when phone service can be interrupted for bill collection purposes.  The Public Utility Law Project of New York, Inc. filed initial comments in the case generally opposing most of Read more…

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle: State says ‘No’ to Time Warner’s request for nighttime phone disconnects

Brooklyn Daily Eagle —The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday denied Time Warner Cable’s request to be allowed to pull the plug at night on phone customers behind on their bills. While companies are allowed to turn off cable boxes in the middle of Breaking Bad for lack of payment, phone service, Read more…

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New York Public Service Commission:Time Warner Telephone Disconnect Request Denied

State of New York Public Service Commission signaling its desire to protect consumers, the New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today denied Time Warner Cable Information Services, LLC’s request for a waiver of the Commission’s rules regarding the hours and days it can disconnect telephone customers who have fallen be hind on their telephone Read more…

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