CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51.
New Jersey's electric utilities would be required to purchase credits from nuclear power plants to help rescue the industry under new legislation.
Buckeye, a pipeline operator, insists gasoline prices will fall if Philadelphia refiners are excluded from Pittsburgh. But the Sheetz convenience store chain says fuel prices will skyrocket.
Monthly bills for a typical residential customer will increase by $5.22, from $55.63 to $60.85. The company, which has 650,000 customers - 44,000 of whom live in the Philadelphia suburbs - said it needed the rate hike to pay for infrastructure improvements.
The new rules would require more consumer disclosures and ban early termination fees after suppliers have notified customers their contracts are about to expire.
The city program will provide subsidized financing for low- and moderate-income customers.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is encouraging electricity customers to shop for suppliers on Black Friday. Buyer beware.
Sunoco's pipeline project caused a 6-foot-diameter sinkhole to open up in a Chester County backyard. A critic is worried that the company is cutting corners.
PJM Interconnection says it wants to reconfigure wholesale electricity markets to reward "baseload" generators, including coal and nuclear plants. Consumers would pay more.
Pennsylvania is erecting a legal wall at its border to keep out-of-state solar power from entering the state's alternative-energy market.
The PUC is set to approve Aqua Pennsylvania's purchase of the Limerick Township wastewater system. Aqua's existing customers will only save 3 cents a month - in 15 years.
A typical residential bill will increase from $94.06 to $99.94, or 6.3 percent, compared with the 11.3 percent PGW initially sought.
Mariner East pipeline opponents, supported by a national environmental group, won seats on the board of supervisors of two Chester County towns.