FPL Group Inc. (FPL) recently found another supplier for its unregulated power and natural gas customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, completing the company`s withdrawal from unregulated retail marketing, a FPL spokesman said. The changes were announced by PP&L Resources Inc. (PPL) which said its retail marketing arm, PP&L EnergyPlus Co., has agreed to serve the customers of FPL Energy Services in the two states. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
PP&L EnergyPlus Co. agreed recently to serve the unregulated power and natural gas customers of FPL Energy Services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, marking FPL Group`s exit from the unregulated retail marketing business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Late last year, FPL announced plans to discontinue its unregulated retail marketing operations.
In 1998, with 56 days of temperatures 100 F or more, it`s not surprising that utility bills in Dallas ran 15 to 35 percent higher than typical summers. Again, during the summer of 1999, record-breaking heat forced building operators to crank up their air conditioning systems-sometimes for 24 hours a day. But at the headquarters of Central & South West Corp. (CSW) both this year and last, building services technician David Lewis reports a significant decrease in energy usage. Through the brutal 1
DukeSolutions will undertake building and energy initiatives at the Toronto Dominion Center, Canada`s largest office complex (4.5 million square feet), as part of a $19 million contract. DukeSolutions now serves four of the five largest commercial property owners in Canada.
Siebel Systems Inc., a leading supplier of web-based, front-office software systems, announced that APS Energy Services and Compaq Computer chose Siebel Marketing Enterprise as their marketing automation software. The solution will help APS Energy and Compaq analyze and segment customer and market information to create unique, targeted campaigns and promotions.
CES/Way International, the energy efficiency contracting subsidiary of Sempra Energy, is changing its name to Sempra Energy Services.
Utilities are increasingly creating for themselves key roles in the telecommunications revolution. Many are beginning to invest heavily in various areas of the industry, and in some cases, providing service themselves. The goals, either directly or through alliances, are to obtain new sources of revenue, improve relationships with customers and gain increased efficiencies.
PG&E Energy Services was selected by Equity Office Properties Trust, the largest publicly held owner and manager of office properties in the United States, to supply power for its facilities in California. The contract involves $50 million of power purchases over several years, and is expected to save the customer more than $1.5 million.