Monday, February 28, 2022

PUC Partners On Virtual Consumer Education Workshops In SE PA On Energy Shopping, Conservation, Customer Assistance On March 2, 9, 16

Public Utility Commission is partnering with legislators in Southeastern Pennsylvania on a series of virtual consumer education workshops focused on energy issues, including customer assistance programs (CAPs) through local utilities, energy efficiency and conservation, and consumer choice with electric generation and natural gas supply.

-- March 2 @ 6:00 p.m. - How to Stay Connected to Your Utilities & Ways to Save Energy Workshop

The PUC joins state Sen. Katie Muth (parts of Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties) on Wednesday, March 2 at 6 p.m. for a virtual workshop on “How to Stay Connected to Your Utilities & Ways to Save Energy.”  

Consumers interested in participating in the workshop can watch live at either or on

-- March 9 and March 16 @ 6:00 p.m.  - Helpful Tips to Shop for Your Electric or Natural Gas Suppliers in Pennsylvania Workshop

The PUC is also partnering with legislators on two educational workshops highlighting “Helpful Tips to Shop for Your Electric or Natural Gas Suppliers in Pennsylvania.”   

On Wednesday, March 9 at 6 p.m. the Commission and state Rep. Chris Quinn (Delaware County) sponsor a virtual workshop – with consumers able to access the workshop at

Additionally, the PUC joins Sen. Muth again on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. for the workshop on choosing a competitive electric generation or natural gas supplier – with consumers able to access the workshop at either or on


Through its ongoing #CallUtilitiesNow campaign, the Commission continues encouraging consumers and small businesses experiencing financial difficulty to #KeepUtlitiesOn by contacting their utilities – whether the financial difficulties are related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing state and national recovery, or other challenging circumstances.  

The PUC emphasizes that direct conversations between customers and utilities are the best “first step” to get needed information and discuss options to remain connected to vital utility services.


Inquirer - Andrew Maykuth: Natural Gas Utility Bills Soaring In Philly Region And So Is Customer Outrage- PECO Gas Up 38%, PGW Up 17%  [PA Needs True Energy Independence, Not Energy Sources Whose Price Is Controlled By Foreign Markets And Despots]

-- Reuters: Oil/Natural Gas Prices Soar As Russian Energy Supply Fears Intensify 

-- The Economist: If Russian Natural Gas Was Cut Off To Europe, Could LNG Plug The Gap? [Spoiler - Not From The U.S. Which Is Already Exporting At Near Full Capacity]

Related Article:

-- True Energy Independence Means More Renewables, Not Letting Foreign Markets Or Despots Dictate What We Pay For Energy

[Posted: February 28, 2022]  PA Environment News

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