Order Resetting Retail Energy Markets and Establishing Further Process

Order Resetting Retail Energy Markets and Establishing Further Process


Cases 15-M-0127, 12-M-0176 and 98-M-1343

In this Order, the Commission applies its experience and insight obtained through monitoring and regulation of retail energy markets, as well as information in the record on the above-captioned dockets, and takes action to immediately address the unfair business practices currently found in the energy services industry and to ensure residential and small nonresidential commercial customers (mass market customers) are receiving value from the retail energy markets.

Technical Conference - May 31, 2016

The Department of Public Service staff convened a technical conference on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, to discuss three Whitepapers issued in the May 4, 2016 proceedings. By Notice issued on that date, interested parties were invited to submit comments on the Whitepapers by June 6, 2016 for initial comments and June 20, 2016 for reply comments. Staff were available at this conference to discuss the Whitepapers and to answer questions from interested parties regarding their content, in order to assist the parties in preparing their comments. 

Notice of Technical Conference

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Staff Whitepapers - May 4, 2016

Action Taken by NYS Attorney General

Collaborative Meetings - March and April 2016

Notice of Collaborative Meetings and Agendas - April 18 and 19

Notice of Collaborative Meetings - March 28 and 29

March 28 Agenda

  • 10:30 AM  - Consumer Protection, Benchmarking and Value Added Services Matt White IGS Energy
  • 11:00 AM  - ESCO Certification and Enforcement Michael Meath New York State Energy Marketers Coalition
  • 11:30 AM  - Value Added Products Natara Feller Feller Energy Law Group/ Impacted ESCO Coalition
  • 12:00 PM  - Value Added Services Robyn Frank Great Eastern Energy
  • 12:30 PM - Lunch Break
  • 1:15 PM - Reference Pricing/ Benchmarking

March 18, 2016 - The meeting scheduled on this case was postponed. 

March 4, 2016 - A New York judge granted a temporary restraining order preventing enforcement of ordering clauses 1 through 3 of the February 23, 2016 Order.

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Worksheets and Presentations

Technical conference worksheets and collaborative meeting presentations.

Instructions and Sample Forms, Notices and Sales Agreements