Archive for Tag: BPU

Dancer resolution opposes electric rate increase as BPU and JCP&L charge ahead

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Board of Public Utilities unanimously approved a rate increase for Jersey Central Power & Light that will impact ratepayers beginning November 1 next year. BPU President Joe Fiordaliso also announced that they would be initiating a management audit of JCP&L to review their finances...

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Dancer bill would create an interest-free loan program for the purchase of generators

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation (A4798) that would help consumers buy home power generators that they otherwise might not be able to afford.  Dancer’s bill would require electric companies to work with the Board of Public Utilities and the Division of Rate Counsel to create...

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Burned by Rockland Electric? Now they want to increase your rates.

TRENTON, N.J. – In a letter hand-delivered to the Board of Public Utilities meeting today, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips blasts Rockland Electric’s request for a rate hike despite their inadequate storm responses and poor customer service record. “Rockland Electric’s initial reason for the increase is higher customer satisfaction. I believe...

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