Monthly Archives: April 2014

Was Hedge Fund Shutdown of MA Power Plant Part of a Withholding Strategy to Drive Up NE-ISO Capacity Market Prices?

Public Citizen is questioning whether the New England Independent System Operator’s (NE-ISO) capacity market auction was manipulated by a hedge fund, Energy Capital Partners.  The hedge fund, which has other power plants in the NE ISO region, and in New York, recently bought a power plant in Brayton, MA, and just five weeks later shut Read more…

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Report for Connecticut Questions Utility Shutoff Policy to Collect Bills for Home Efficiency Improvements

In 2010 New York pioneered an “on bill” energy efficiency improvement financing program called the Green jobs, Green NY program.  It is carefully tailored to enable homeowners to finance proven, cost-effective energy reduction measures by agreeing to put the charges on their utility bills.  In theory, if the measures work, the utility bills will be Read more…

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Download Root Explorer apk For Android Handset

Root Explorer apk is a standout amongst other record director applications for established android clients. Root pilgrim can get to every one of the records engaged with the Android OS, the root traveler star apk comprise of Google drive, various tab alternatives, Dropbox, word processor, multi-select, execute contents, bookmarks, consents, sending documents, look, arrange bolster, Read more…

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NY Budget Adopted without Reform of State Utility Consumer Advocate Function

For awhile it appeared that the glaring weakness of New York’s state utility consumer advocacy function would begin to be addressed.  The Governor’s Moreland Commission  signaled the need for reform, in its final report issued last June.  This was supported by consumer groups including  AARP, Consumers Union, NYPIRG and the Utility Project. The Assembly, for the second year Read more…

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After the Spikes

The recent  price spikes in electricity and natural gas service are hitting many New York households hard, exacerbating an already difficult situation for customers who owed hundreds of millions of dollars to the utilities for prior service before the spikes made matters much worse.  See  CATCHING UP IS HARD TO DO – NEW YORK’S UTILITY CUSTOMERS AND THE Read more…

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