Monthly Archives: September 2014

AARP and Utility Project File Comments on NY PSC Staff Track I “Straw Proposal” in “REV” Proceeding

The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) spawned a major new initiative called “REV,” which stands for Reforming the Energy Vision. Through information technology and clean energy solutions, the objective of REV is to achieve a new, state-of-the-art 21st Century power grid that might enable customers to better manage and reduce their electricity costs while protecting Read more…

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In Memoriam: Nancy E. LeBlanc

We are saddened to note that Nancy E. LeBlanc died September 15, 2014.   Ms. LeBlanc was one of the founders of the Public Utility Law Project of New York, and she served in various roles as Chair, officer and member of the Utility Project Board of Directors. A graduate of Mills College, a Fulbright Scholar in India, and a Yale Law Read more…

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Time Warner Cable Appeals FOIL Ruling Requiring Release of Broadband Plans, Service Quality Information

The Utility Project is urging dismissal of the petition for takeover of Time Warner Cable by Comcast for a number of reasons, including the failure adequately to address plans for working toward affordable, universal, high speed broadband.  See UTILITY PROJECT URGES NY PSC TO DISMISS COMCAST/TIME WARNER MERGER PETITION OR REQUIRE AMENDMENT AND NEW COMMENT PROCESS, August 25, 2014. Read more…

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ALJ Rules that Time Warner’s New York Broadband Deployment Plans Must be Divulged Under FOIL

Time Warner submitted its New York broadband deployment plans to the PSC staff in response to staff discovery requests in the pending Comcast/Time Warner merger case.  In response to a Freedom of Information law (FOIL) request by the Utility Project’s Director, Comcast and Time Warner argued the plans and many other facts disclosed to staff Read more…

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