‚ÄčPublications

OPC produces many publications of interest to consumers and energy professionals.You are welcome to download, print and distribute these publications for personal use and distribution to others.Please attribute the documents to OPC and provide a reference to the OPC website for updated materials.

Consumer Publications

Conservation Tips
Local Utility Service (English)
Local Utility Service (Español)
Paying too Much for Long Distance Telephone Service
Where do I file a Complaint?
Resource List
OPC Resource Chart
Weatherization Program
Maryland DHCD Single Family Housing Contact List
Maryland Assisted Home Performance with Energy Star
Participation in PSC Public Hearings
Participation in General Assembly Bill Hearings

Guide to Understanding Fee Options for Smart Meters
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Supplier Fact Sheets

COVER PAGE

#1 – General Rules
#2 – Contracting Methods
#3 – Contract Terms
#4 –Variable Rate Contracts
#5 –Renewable Energy Supplier Contracts
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Your Rights as a Utility Customer

COVER PAGE

#1 – Application for Utility Service
#2 – Security Deposits
#3 – Even Monthly Payment Plans
#4 – Alternate Payment Plans
#5 – High Utility Bills
#6 – What is USPP?
#7 – Utility Service Terminations
#8 – Termination Procedures
#9 – Restrictions on Terminations
#10 – PSC Complaint Process
Combination file of the Ten Fact Sheets Listed Above
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Community Agency Publications – Resource Guides (updated July 2015)

Anne Arundel County
Allegany County
Baltimore City
Baltimore County
Calvert County
Caroline County
Carroll County
Cecil County
Charles County
Dorchester County
Fredrick County
Garrett County
Harford County
Howard County
Kent County
Montgomery County
Prince George's County
Queen Anne’s County
Somerset County
St. Mary’s County
Talbot County
Washington County
Wicomico County
Worcester County
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Reports

Risk Analysis of Procurement Strategies of Standard Offer Service
APWA Uniform Utility Marking Color Guide
PSC Report Arrears and Terminations November 2008
"Solar Power for your Home: A Consumer's Guide" (Louisiana State University AgCenter, March 2015)  

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Presentations and Testimony

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Forms

OHEP FY2010 Brochure
OHEP FY2010 Application
OHEP FY2010 Income Levels
PSC Complaint Form
PSC Medical Certification
Verizon Priority Repair for Seniors and Medical Conditions
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Alerts

Senior Citizen Assistance 4-4-09
Alternate Payment Plans 12-3-09
2012 Resource Guides
Extreme Weather Termination Restriction 4-30-10
Maryland Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program 4-22-10
OPC Testimony PSC Regulations 2-17-10
BGE to Sell Customer lists to Utility Suppliers
Verizon Priority Program for Seniors
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Memos

Additional Phone Services
Bundled Services
Cell Phones
VOIP
Telephone Related Assistance
Interstate Long Distance Service
National Fuel Funds Network Fact Sheet-LIHEAP FY09
Weatherization Fact Sheet-LIHEAP FY09
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Retail Supplier Archive Reports

Natural Gas: 2011

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2011
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2011

Natural Gas: 2012

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2012
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2012

Natural Gas: 2013

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2013 (No chart for this month) Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2013
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2013

Natural Gas: 2014

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2014
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2014

Natural Gas: 2015

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2015
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2015

 

Natural Gas: 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2016
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2016
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2016
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2016
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2016--Future Charts
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2016--Future Charts

 

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Electricity: 2011

Electric Supplier Prices January 2011
Electric Supplier Prices February 2011
Electric Supplier Prices March 2011
Electric Supplier Prices April 2011
Electric Supplier Prices May 2011
Electric Supplier Prices June 2011
Electric Supplier Prices July 2011
Electric Supplier Prices August 2011
Electric Supplier Prices September 2011
Electric Supplier Prices October 2011
Electric Supplier Prices November 2011
Electric Supplier Prices December 2011

Electricity: 2012

Electric Supplier Prices January 2012
Electric Supplier Prices February 2012
Electric Supplier Prices March 2012
Electric Supplier Prices April 2012
Electric Supplier Prices May 2012
Electric Supplier Prices June 2012
Electric Supplier Prices July 2012
Electric Supplier Prices August 2012
Electric Supplier Prices September 2012
Electric Supplier Prices October 2012
Electric Supplier Prices November 2012
Electric Supplier Prices December 2012

Electricity: 2013

Electric Supplier Prices January 2013
Electric Supplier Prices February 2013
Electric Supplier Prices March 2013
Electric Supplier Prices April 2013
Electric Supplier Prices May 2013
Electric Supplier Prices June 2013
Electric Supplier Prices July 2013
Electric Supplier Prices August 2013
Electric Supplier Prices September 2013 NOT PRODUCED DUE TO PSC 9324 Electric Supplier Prices October 2013
Electric Supplier Prices November 2013
Electric Supplier Prices December 2013

Electricity: 2014

Electric Supplier Prices January 2014
Electric Supplier Prices February 2014
Electric Supplier Prices March 2014
Electric Supplier Prices April 2014
Electric Supplier Prices May 2014
Electric Supplier Prices June 2014
Electric Supplier Prices July 2014
Electric Supplier Prices August 2014
Electric Supplier Prices September 2014
Electric Supplier Prices October 2014
Electric Supplier Prices November 2014
Electric Supplier Prices December 2014

Electricity: 2015

Electric Supplier Prices January 2015
Electric Supplier Prices February 2015
Electric Supplier Prices March 2015
Electric Supplier Prices April 2015
Electric Supplier Prices May 2015
Electric Supplier Prices June 2015
Electric Supplier Prices July 2015
Electric Supplier Prices August 2015
Electric Supplier Prices September 2015
Electric Supplier Prices October 2015
Electric Supplier Prices November 2015
Electric Supplier Prices December 2015

 

Electricity: 2016

Electric Supplier Prices January 2016
Electric Supplier Prices February 2016
Electric Supplier Prices March 2016
Electric Supplier Prices April 2016
Electric Supplier Prices May 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices June 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices July 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices August 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices September 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices October 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices November 2016--Future Charts
Electric Supplier Prices December 2016--Future Charts

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Maryland General Assembly

Legislative Session

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Senate Bills: 2012

SB237 Offshore Wind (Final)
SB373 Royalties (Final)
SB449 Electric Service Quality and Reliability Standards--Deadlines
SB458 Senior Call In Check Program
SB541 Gas Infrastructure
SB595 Community Energy Fund
SB746 USTF
SB754 Expansion of Area for Electric Generation Requests for Proposals
SB765 Tenant Payment of Landlord Bill
SB813 Phone Companies (Franchise Exemption)
SB929 Contact Voltage
SB974 Service Rights Auction
SB1073 CPCN Overhead Transmission Lines

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Senate Bills: 2013

SB-08 Gas Infrastructure
SB-142 Telephone Service-Directory Assistance
SB-467 Rate Adjustment for Lost Profits During Service Disruption
SB-699 Community Energy Facilities--Net Metering

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Senate Bills: 2014

SB343 Wireless Landline Telephone Service--Prohibition & Study
SB521 Agriculture Poultry Litter--Energy Generation
SB733 Public Utilities-Renewable Portfolio Standard
SB786 Community Electric Renewable Generation
SB880 Electricity Consumer Relations--Smart Meters
SB894 Changes in Electric Supply Written Permission Required
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Senate Bills: 2015

SB9 Smart Meter-Opt Out
SB207 Telephone Streamlined Regulations
SB207 Proposed Amendments
SB353 Solar-Interconnect Agreements
SB373 Renewable Electric Portfolio Standard
SB398 PSC-Community Solar Projects Study
SB460 Construction-Overhead Electric Lines
SB481 Community Solar Generation
SB577 Telecommunications Law Modernization
SB699 Community Energy Facilities
SB868 Public Utilities-Transportation Network

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Senate Bills: 2016

SB54 Public Utilities Transportation Network Services
SB162 Extension of Time--STRIDE
SB510 Electric and Natural Gas--Rate Regulation--Infrastructure Investments
SB726 Clean Energy Technology Funding
SB778 Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion
SB921 Clean Energy Jobs
SB1069 CPCN Notice
SB1075 Public Service Commission-Electric Affordability Program
SB1131 Electric Cooperative--Rate Regulation


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House Bills: 2012

HB258 Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard--Solar
HB280 Electric Service Quality & Reliability Standards
HB381 Expansion of Area for Electric Generation Requests for Proposals
HB441 Off Shore Wind (Final)
HB520 Contact Voltage
HB662 Gas Infrastructure
HB677 Telephone Service Directory Assistance
HB770 (Final) Merger Rate Credits
HB771 Customer Accounts and Information
HB781 Suppliers--Residential Contracts
HB864 Community Energy
HB950 Small Solar Facilities
HB1028 Service Rights Auction
HB1083 Service Extension
HB1087 USTF
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House Bills :2013

HB29 BSA--Recovery of Fees after Interuptiuon of Service
HB89 Gas Infrastructure Surcharge
HB124 Telephone Service Directory Assistance
HB226 Off Shore Wind
HB741 Timing of Rate Filings
HB1038 Smart Meter Opt Out
HB1090 Tenant Abilty to pay Landlord Utility Account
HB1128 Electricity-Community Energy-Participant Compensation
HB1129 PSC-Compensation of Costs to Certain Participants
HB1152 Electrictic Reliability-PSC Priorities and Funding
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House Bills :2014

HB35 Electric Reliability Priorities & Funding
HB331 Electric Smart Meters--Disclosure of Usage
HB332 Electric Consumer Relations--Smart Meters
HB447 Wireless Landline Telephone Service--Prohibition & Study
HB788 Mobile Phone Companies
HB928 PSC-Competive Retail Electric & Gas Supply Report
HB1076 Agriculture Poultry Litter--Energy Generation
HB1115 Changes in Electric Supply--Written Supply Written Permission Required
HB1149 Public Utilities--Renewable Portfolio Standard
HB1160 Public Utilities--Transportation Network Services Establishment
HB1192 Community Renewable Energy--Pilot
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House Bills 2015:

HB377 Renewable Portfolio Standard
HB453 Telephone Battery Back-up
HB469 Construction-Overhead Electric Lines
HB472 Telephone Streamlined Regulation
HB472 Proposed Amendments
HB508 Smart Meters-Customer Install
HB516 Smart Meters
HB893 Electric Company-Customer Security Deposits
HB933 Energy Efficiency & Demand Management
HB 1038 Consumer Relations - Smart Meters
HB 1087 Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generating System Program

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HouseBills: 2016

HB3     Public Utilities-Transportation Network
HB75   Infrastructure Replacement Projects
HB128 Termination of Service to Multi-Family Homes 
HB295  Explanation of Electric Charges
HB327  Public Service Commission Reform Act
HB546  Electric & Natural Gas-Rate Regulation
HB571  Natural Gas Companies-Rate Regulation-Enviromental Costs
HB705  Clean Energy Technologies Funding
HB744  Senior Call-In Check Program 
HB787  Electric Storage Systems (STEP Act)
HB821  Electric Storage Portfolio
HB927  Public Service Commission--Electric Affordability Program
HB1144 Electric and Natural Gas Retail Choice--Education and Protection Program
HB1276 Electric Universal Service Program and Advisory Board
HB1281 Strategic Energy Investment Program 
HB1324 Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion 

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Federal Legislative Documents

Federal Committee List
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Case Information

OPC Presentation on March 4, 2009 PSC Case 9175
OPC Comments on PSC Rule Making 17
OPC Comments on PSC Rule Making 35
Case 9179 OPC Testimony
NASUCA Comments December 2009
NASUCA Comments April 2010
Joint Comments May 2010
Coalition Comments March 2010
Case 9064 OPC Initial Brief October 2006
PC13-OPC Comments
OPC Comments PSC Case 9117
OPC Brief 9192
PSC Case 9220- March 2010
OPC Comments PSC Case 9220 Storms
OPC May 2009 to DOE
OPC Brief 9096
PSC Case 9212 OPC Testimony F Radigan
PSC Case 9240 Silverpoint Consulting-PEPCO Investigation 3/22/11
PSC Case 9228 Price to Compare-OPC Petition 2/09/11
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Electric Regulatory Archive

CASE No 9127 Constellation Energy 3rd Reactor Calvert Cliff
CASE No 9141 CPCN BGE Transmission line
FERC CASE No ER-08 386 PATH transmission line
FERC CASE No ER05 515 Transmission Rates for BGE, PEPCO and DPL
FERC CASE No ER07 562 Trans Allegheny interstate Line Co (TrAILCo)
FERC CASE No ER07 576 BGE Transmission rates
FERC CASE No ER-08 1423 PEPCO MAPP transmission line
FERC CASE No ER05 1410, EC05 148 PJM Reliability Pricing Model
PSC CASE No 8797 Warrior Run
PSC CASE No 8908 Standard Offer Service Bidding Procedures
PSC CASE No 9018 Allegheny Power CPCN transmission line in Fredrick County (Urbana Loop)
PSC CASE No 9030 Liberty Mobile Park v BGE (forced upgrade to private grid)
PSC CASE No 9050 BGE CPCN transmission line to Finksburg
PSC CASE No 9052 BGE Baltimore Maryland Mayor and City Council v PSC
PSC CASE No 9069 Merger Constellation Energy and Florida Power and Light 2006
PSC CASE No 9074 Rate Mitigation Pursuant to Senate Bill 1 2006
PSC CASE No 9085 and 9035 Mirant energy CPCN coal pier
PSC CASE No 9091 Allegheny Power rate stabilization plan
PSC CASE No 9093 Delmarva Power rate increase
PSC CASE No 9111 Demand Side Management and Advanced Metering
PSC CASE No 9136 Constellation Energy CPCN Perryman Generating Station
PSC CASE No 9146 Choptank Electric 2008 rate settlement
PSC CASE No 9146 Choptank Electric rate charges
PSC CASE No 9148 Mirant Mid-Atlantic CPCN Morgantown coal and gypsum
PSC CASE No 9187 II Constellation and Électricité de France
PSC CASE No 9503(c) Choptank Electric 2009 PPCA
PSC CASE No 9063 and 9064 Electric Industry Structure
PSC CASE No 9092 and 9093 PEPCO and Delamrva Service Costs
PSC CASE Nos 9092 II and 9093 II Potomac Electric and Delmarva costs
PSC Rule Making 17 Customer Telephone Numbers
PSC CASE No 9096 BGE application for change in depreciation rates
PSC CASE No 9132 Constellation Energy CPCN Riverside Generating Station
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Water Sewer Regulatory Archive

PSC CASE No 9187 Maryland American Water Company 2009 Rate Increase
PSC CASE No 9134 Greenridge and 9135 Provinces Rate Cases
PSC CASE No 9038 Carpenter Hill v Glen Davis
PSC CASE No 9097 Mountain Water Company
PSC CASE No 9101 Maryland American Water Company 2007 Rate Increase
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