Pennsylvania’s Gas Impact Fee Collection Dropped by 20 Percent Last Year

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on June 17 announced that this year’s distribution of impact fees collected from natural gas producers totaled $200 million, nearly 43 million lower than the prior year. The commission attributed the change to the lower average price of natural gas in 2019, resulting in lower impact fee payment for each...

Colorado Regulator to Conduct Survey of Electric Utility Retail Rates

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission established a proceeding to examine retail rates of electric utilities in the state, according to a June 17 press release. The proceeding will specifically focus on recommendations intended to provide rate relief for utility territories whose rates are materially higher than the state’s average. The commission will conduct a survey...