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Pennsylvania PUC Lowers Rate Request From State’s Largest NatGas/Electric Utility By Millions

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has reduced PECO Energy Co.’s electric distribution rate request by 33%, approving a settlement that would allow a $127 million annual increase for its customers, rather than the $190 million increase it had filed for earlier this year.

December 21, 2015

PECO Can Pass Some Pipe Upgrade Costs to Customers

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved Philadelphia-based PECO Energy Co.’s plan to implement a distribution system improvement charge (DSIC) so that it can pass some of the cost to upgrade its outdated and at-risk natural gas pipelines on to its customers.

September 11, 2015

Pennsylvania PUC OKs PECO NatGas Infrastructure Improvement Plan

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has unanimously approved Philadelphia-based PECO Energy Co.’s long-term infrastructure improvement plan (LTIIP), which is expected to cost the company more than $534 million and take two decades to complete.

May 18, 2015

Pennsylvania PUC OKs PECO NatGas Infrastructure Improvement Plan

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has unanimously approved Philadelphia-based PECO Energy Co.'s long-term infrastructure improvement plan, which is expected to cost the company more than $534 million and take two decades to complete.

May 18, 2015

FERC Hands Pipeline Certificates to Georgia Strait, Sonat, Northwest, Others

FERC was dealing out pipeline certificates like cards at a Black Jack table last Wednesday at its regular agenda meeting. Recipients included the Georgia Strait Crossing pipeline, Northwest Pipeline for a mainline expansion, Southern Natural for its South System II expansion, South Carolina Pipeline for a new line to the Elba Island LNG terminal, Millennium Pipeline (see separate story), two projects designed to serve Long Island (see separate story), and to Northern Natural Gas for compression expansion in Nebraska. Kinder Morgan Texas also won a presidential permit for a border crossing project.

September 23, 2002

Industry Briefs

PECO’s Exelon Infrastructure Services Inc. (EIS) announced a newservice yesterday in which gas utilities are offered a newcured-in-place relining technology, called starliner, forrehabilitating faulty mains and services. Utilities perform morethan 150,000 gas service line restorations and 4,500 miles of gasmain restoration each year, Exelon said. The majority of this workinvolves the traditional open-cut excavation. Unlike straight orrigid liners, cured-in-place liners can be installed through bends,fully open fittings, and where there may be variations in internaldiameters. This new service minimizes costly tasks like trafficcontrol and digging up and restoring streets, which account for 70%of the cost in gas line restoration work. Starliner has been usedsuccessfully in Europe since 1991 to restore over one million feetof gas main. EIS is the first construction company to offerstarliner to the U.S. market.

April 5, 2000