Third-party electricity suppliers will have to fully disclose to customers their contract terms, conditions and rates, under an interim decision filed Thursday by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.
Town Councilor John Richardson’s plan to install solar panels on municipal buildings could hit a snag if the Public Utilities Commission approves a proposed rate case from Central Maine Power. The rate case contains a large increase on the standby charge billed to customers who produce their own power while still connected to the CMP grid
“This solar photovoltaic system, one of the largest of its kind in Connecticut, will allow the Authority to be more efficient and lower our energy costs. These savings are passed on to our customers in the form of reduced rate increases,” said Larry L. Bingaman, the Regional Water Authority’s President and CEO.
PORTLAND, Maine — Central Maine Power Co. says it needs to change a rate structure that no longer reflects its costs for delivering electricity. But some of the utility’s largest customers have countered that the proposed rate structure change would penalize them for generating their own power, using solar panels or other technologies.
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers has approved the sale of Deepwater Wind’s cable transmission system for the five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm to National Grid for $9.5 million, according to an order by the state agency Wednesday