Office of the General Counsel
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission has adjusted some of its civil penalty dollar amounts in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act, which directs federal agencies to increase civil penalties under their jurisdiction to account for inflation at least once every four years....
The Power of Competition Advocacy: Dynamic Pricing Offers Real Benefits for Residential Electricity Customers
Type: Blog PostThis will come as no shock to anyone familiar with the Federal Trade Commission’s policy and advocacy function: FTC staff has a long history of advocating for effective competition and consumer protection in electricity markets.
FTC Staff Advises District of Columbia Public Service Commission On Dynamic Pricing Proposal for Residential Electricity Customers
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission staff submitted a reply comment in response to a request from the District of Columbia Public Service Commission (DC PSC) for comments on Potomac Electric Power Company’s (Pepco’s) proposed dynamic pricing program for residential customers.
FTC Staff Makes Recommendations to Texas Public Utility Commission on Programs to Improve Reliability of Electricity Markets
Type: Press ReleaseFederal Trade Commission staff submitted a comment in response to a request from the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for comments on demand response (DR) as one aspect of the PUC’s ongoing review of the reliability of electricity markets.
FTC Staff Makes Recommendations to New York Public Service Commission on Competition and Consumer Protection Measures in Retail Electricity Markets
Type: Press ReleaseFederal Trade Commission staff submitted a comment in response to a request from the New York State Public Service Commission (NY PSC) for comments on competition and consumer protection rules in New York’s retail electricity markets. The FTC staff comment emphasizes that carefully designed...