In today’s AUSenergy News Update: Former Texas PUC Chair speaks out in support of opt-out MEA in Ohio, energy benchmarking in San Francisco is regarded as a success, and ComEd’s electricity delivery rate will increase in January.
Summary: Former Chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Pat Wood, told the PUC of Ohio that opt-out municipal aggregation is a great tool for opening up energy markets, though not for larger energy consumers.
AUS Comment: AUS agrees with Mr. Wood’s assessment and can help communities in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Illinois, Ohio and other deregulated markets establish opt-out aggregation programs that provide residents with increased energy savings and communities with economic growth.
Summary: A 2011 Benchmarking Ordinance has saved San Francisco $450,000 in energy costs and reduced the city’s carbon footprint by 3.6%
AUS Comment: As a strong proponent for benchmarking, AUS is pleased to report on San Francisco’s progress.
Summary: Electricity customers will see a delivery rate increase on their bills beginning in January. After reviewing ComEd’s expenses, the Illinois Commerce Commission allowed the increase.
AUS Comment: All electricity customers in ComEd’s territory, whether they have switched to alternative suppliers or not, will see the rate increase reflected in the delivery side of their bill.
Alternative Utility Services (AUS) is proud to announce that Jenna Buehre, their Director of Corporate Affairs and Benchmarking Program Administrator, has become a New Jersey Certified Energy Benchmarker. The NJ Board of Public Utilities and the Clean Energy Learning...
Alternative Utility Services (AUS), a registered Program Ally of the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® Program, and the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to offer all area businesses the opportunity to upgrade their facility’s lighting to more...
Alternative Utility Services (AUS) through the Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation is providing all local area businesses the opportunity to upgrade their facility’s lighting to more efficient LED fixtures with no capital expense. This program is designed...