Monthly Archives: June 2014

Time Warner’s VOIP Internet Phone Service in New York is a “Telecommunications Service” Requiring Just, Reasonable and Nondiscriminatory Service

The New York Times published an Op -Ed today raising numerous valid points about current efforts of telephone companies to migrate telephone service  and phone customers from traditionally regulated copper wireline service to networks using other technologies (wireless or internet) that currently are virtually unregulated by the FCC and state regulators.  See Jon Brodkin, When the Landline is Read more…

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Solar PV May Result in Higher NY Electric Rates

There is a movement afoot to greatly increase the amount of solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity produced by customers with rooftop units, supported by tax benefits, regulatory provisions setting generous “net metering” rates for distributed renewable generation, leasing and buyback financing arrangements, and aggressive marketing.  The PSC  in its REV proceeding is now considering a further Read more…

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