Archive for September 2010

Today’s Revocation Filings…

32 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF TEXREP6, LLC
38734 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF VANTAGE POWER SERVICES, LP

A Story from the Houston Chronicle

The Public Utility Commission says it negotiates on fines to resolve complaints without lengthy and costly litigation.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/energy/7217407.html>

Revocations keep coming

Filed today, more revocations and 1 relinquishment request…

38718 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF RIO GRANDE POWER, LLC
38719 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF LINDE ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
38720 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF NV POWER, LP
38721 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF PULSE ELECTRIC, INC.
38722 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF M3, LP
38724 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF PRELECTRIC ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
38726 1 GTC ENERGY, INC. APPLICATION OF GTC ENERGY, INC. TO RELINQUISH RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION

And a few more revocations

Filed today by staff…

38710 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF TGT ENERGY, LLC
38711 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF URBAN ENERGY SOURCE, LLC
38712 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF GOOD GUYS POWER, L.P.

A Couple More Revocations…

Added today….

38686 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF FIRE FLY ELECTRICITY, LLC
38687 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF AP ELECTRIC, LLC

PUCT Initiating Revocation Proceedings

Staff  have recently filed 5 revocation proceedings (see table below.)  These proceedings appear to have been initiated due to each REP’s failure to document compliance with the new certification requirements that took effect in May.

38645 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF CLEARVIEW ELECTRIC INC
38680 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF LAHEY & PARTNERS, LLC
38681 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF GTC ENERGY, INC.
38682 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF LEHMAN POWER SERVICES, LLC
38683 1 PUC LEGAL PETITION OF COMMISSION STAFF TO REVOKE THE RETAIL ELECTRIC PROVIDER CERTIFICATION OF TELECOM CONSULTING AND SERVICES, LLC

New Advance Pay and Prepay Projects Opened

Staff opened two rulemaking projects yesterday to address these topics.

38674 1 PUC COMPETITIVE MARKETS AMENDMENTS TO CUTOMER PROTECTION RULES RELATING TO ADVANCED METERS
38675 1 PUC COMPETITIVE MARKETS AMENDMENTS TO CUSTOMERS PROTECTION RULES RELATING TO PREPAID SERVICE

Summary of Compliance Audits Thus Far

Docket # REP Name Fine
38384 DPI Energy $76,250
38392 Ambit Energy $22,500
38393 Andeler $30,000
38394 Spark Energy $44,500
38395 Bounce Energy $28,000
38396 Affordable Power $40,000
38433 First Choice Power $16,500
38550 Accent Energy $50,000
38596 Penstar Power $14,000
38632 Gexa Energy $65,000