Electric Customer Choice and Competition Act of 1999 Enacted.
Competition Act Effective Date
Per Competition Act: 1/3 of residential customers allowed to choose.
Residential rates reduced (from 1999 levels) by 3% – 7.5% and capped for 4 – 9 years.
Per Competition Act: 2/3 of residential customers allowed to choose.
Per Competition Act: All customers allowed to choose.
Per Competition Act: All Co-Op customers allowed to choose.
Residential rate caps end for Delmarva and Pepco.
Residential rate caps end for BGE. BGE residential rate mitigation – rate increase capped at 15% for one year; PSC to determine the transition to market-based rates.
SB 400 Enacted Requires Public Service Commission (PSC) to evaluate the market, file report to the legislature Dec 1, 2007, with recommendations about the future structure for residential and small commercial customers, including suggestions about re-regulation
Governor Energy Summit. MD PSC Planning Conference PC9. Explore reliability/supply side issues; demand side issues; energy efficiency; conservation; demand response
MD PSC Report to the Legislature: Recommends utilities enter long term contracts for the new generation.
Consumer Protection Rules Revised.
Residential rate caps end for Allegany.
PSC orders implementation of Supplier Consolidated Billing; Work group established to develop rules, customer education, etc. Implementation by Q1 2023.
Governor Hogan issues Executive Order prohibiting the termination of residential utility services and the imposition of late fees during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
Maryland Public Service Commission holds a public conference to gauge the impact of COVID-19 has had on Maryland utility operations, consumer protections, service reliability, and financial health.
General & State Elections.
Maryland State Assembly scheduled to convene for 2021 legislative session.
Maryland State Assembly scheduled to adjourn for 2021 legislative session.