‚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

Lifeline Assistance: A Consumer Guide

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

Combination of all five Supplier Fact Sheets
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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 (as of October 2018)

Anne Arundel County
Allegany County
Baltimore City                    Baltimore City Water Guide
Baltimore County
Calvert County
Caroline County
Carroll County
Cecil County
Charles County
Dorchester County
Frederick 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)

Verizon Notice to Copper Wire Customers, Conversion to Fiber  


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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: 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

Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2016

Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2016

 

Natural Gas: 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2017

Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2017

Natural Gas: 2018

Natural Gas Supplier Prices January 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices February 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices March 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices April 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices May 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices June 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices July 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices August 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices September 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices October 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices November 2018
Natural Gas Supplier Prices December 2018

 

Natural Gas: 2019

Natural Gas Prices January 2019

Natural Gas Prices February 2019

Natural Gas Prices March 2019

Natural Gas Prices April 2019

Natural Gas Prices May 2019

Natural Gas Prices June 2019

Natural Gas Prices July 2019

Natural Gas Prices August 2019

Natural Gas Prices September 2019

Natural Gas Prices October 2019

Natural Gas Prices November 2019

Natural Gas Prices December 2019

 

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Electricity: 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
Electric Supplier Prices June 2016
Electric Supplier Prices July 2016
Electric Supplier Prices August 2016
Electric Supplier Prices September 2016
Electric Supplier Prices October 2016 Electric Supplier Prices November 2016 Electric Supplier Prices December 2016

 

Electricity: 2017

Electric Supplier Prices January 2017
Electric Supplier Prices February 2017
Electric Supplier Prices March 2017
Electric Supplier Prices April 2017
Electric Supplier Prices May 2017
Electric Supplier Prices June 2017
Electric Supplier Prices July 2017
Electric Supplier Prices August 2017
Electric Supplier Prices September 2017
Electric Supplier Prices October 2017
Electric Supplier Prices November 2017
Electric Supplier Prices December 2017

Electricity: 2018

Electric Supplier Prices January 2018

Electric Supplier Prices February 2018

Electric Supplier Prices March 2018

Electric Supplier Prices April 2018

Electric Supplier Prices May 2018

Electric Supplier Prices June 2018

Electric Supplier Prices July 2018

Electric Supplier Prices August 2018

Electric Supplier Prices September 2018

Electric Supplier Prices October 2018

Electric Supplier Prices November 2018

Electric Supplier Prices December 2018


Electricity: 2019

Electric Supplier Prices January 2019

Electric Supplier Prices February 2019

Electric Supplier Prices March 2019

Electric Supplier Prices April 2019

Electric Supplier Prices May 2019

Electric Supplier Prices June 2019

Electric Supplier Prices July 2019

Electric Supplier Prices August 2019

Electric Supplier Prices September 2019

Electric Supplier Prices October 2019

Electric Supplier Prices November 2019

Electric Supplier Prices December 2019

 

 

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Maryland Legislative

Sessions

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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


Senate Bills: 2017

SB 184 Energy Efficiency Programs-Calculation of Program Savings and Consideration of Cost-Effectiveness

SB 649 Public Utilities Service, Telephone + Lifeline Guide

SB 715 Clean Energy-Energy Storage Technology Study

SB 771 Electric Cooperatives-Rate Regulation-Fixed Charges for Distribution System Costs

SB 966 EUSP—Un Expended Funds

SB 1043 Renewable Energy Portfolio—SOS—Long Term Contracts

SB 1146 Renewable Energy Portfolio-Study by Maryland Energy Research Center

Senate Bills: 2018

SB 391 Electric Companies RPS Requirements--SOS

SB 397 Public Utilities--Apartment Houses and Commercial Buildings--Service Charges

SB 557 Electric Generating Systems--Net Metering and Community Solar

SB 732 Renewable Energy and Job Development

SB 854 Water & Sewage Disposal Company--Acquisition

SB 1117 Electric Universal Company--Arrearage Prevention

 

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Senate Bills: 2019

SB 


 


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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House Bills: 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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House Bills: 2017

HB 261 Public Utilities-Termination of Service to Multifamily Dwelling Unit--Notification to Property Owner or Manager

HB-601-Senior Call In Check in Program

HB 228 Environment-Water Shutoff Notice, Disclosure to Vulnerable Population Protection  

HB 773 Clean Energy—Energy Storage Technologies

HB 996 Electric Cooperatives-Rate Regulation-Fixed Charges for Distribution System Costs

HB 999 Public Utilities Service, Telephone + Lifeline Guide

HB 1002 EUSP—Un-Expended Funds

HB 1221 Landline Telephone Service Replacement

HB 1414 Renewable Energy Portfolio-Study by Maryland Energy Research Center

HB 1452 Renewable Energy Portfolio—SOS—Long Term Contracts


House Bills 2018

HB 218 Prince George's County Master Meter 

HB 528 Water and Sewage Disposal Systems--Rates

HB 715 Notice & Hearing for CPCN Applications

HB 878 100% RPS

HB 934 Electric Generating Systems-Net Metering & Community Solar

HB 943 Unpublished Numbers

HB 967 Ratepayers Reduction for Renewable Energy

HB 1453 Clean Energy Jobs

HB 1528 EUSP--Funds--Arrearage Prevention

HB 1566 Water & Sewage Disposal Company--Acquisition



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House Bills 2019

HB 163  Combined Heat and Power 

HB 308  PSC CPCN  Rapid Health Impact Assessment

HB 683  Electricity--CGES Pilot Program--Extension

HB 689  Electricity--Customer Choice--Education

HB 692  SOS Cost Allocation

 

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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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