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PUC Offers Storm Tips as Hurricane Irma…

Residents Reminded to Prepare, Report Outages &…

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today reminded residents across the state that preparation and awareness are essential parts of storm safety as Hurricane Irma approaches the east coast. “Time spent on planning and preparation before any storm can go a long way toward keeping yourself and your family safe when severe weather hits,” said Chairman Gladys M. Brown. “Additionally, there are many things that consumers can and should do to protect themselves and to help ensure that storm-related problems are addressed as quickly as possible.” Media Contact:  Nils Hagen-Frederiksen (717) 787-5722 or nhagen-fre@pa.gov 

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PUC Offers Tips on Door-to-Door Sales by…

Consumers Encouraged to Understand Their Rights &…

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission today offered consumer tips on door-to-door sales and marketing activities by agents of competitive electric and natural gas suppliers, reminding consumers of their rights as well as their options when it comes to shopping for and selecting a competitive supplier for gas or electric service. “With spring upon us, warmer weather and more daylight, we traditionally see an uptick in door-to-door sales and marketing activity by competitive suppliers,” said PUC Chairman Gladys M. Brown.  “PUC regulations provide consumers with layers of protection to help them recognize deceptive sales practices and avoid falling victim to unscrupulous sales agents.” Media Contact: Dave HixsonPUC Deputy Press Secretary(717) 787-5722 or dhixson@pa.gov

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