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Publications

OPC produces many publications of interest to consumers and energy professionals.You are welcome to download, print and distribute these publications for personal use and distribution to others.Please attribute the documents to OPC and provide a reference to the OPC website for updated materials.

 

Consumer Publications

 

Supplier Fact Sheets

COVER PAGE

#1 – General Rules
#2 – Contracting Methods
#3 – Contract Terms
#4 – Variable Rate Contracts
#5 – Renewable Energy Supplier Contracts

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Your Rights as a Utility Customer

COVER PAGE

#1 –  Application for Utility Service
#2 –  Security Deposits
#3 –  Even Monthly Payment Plans
#4 –  Alternate Payment Plans
#5 –  High Utility Bills
#6 –  What is USPP?
#7 –  Utility Service Terminations
#8 –  Termination Procedures
#9 –  Restrictions on Terminations
#10 –PSC Complaint Process
Combination file of all Fact Sheets Above

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

#1 – PSC Temporary Utility Rules-- June-2021
#2 – Utility Scams
#3 – How to get Help with your Gas and Electric Bill During COVID-19 Pandemic
#4 -- Emergency Assistance Resources During the COVID Pandemic 
#5 – Emergency Broadband Benefit
#6 – FCC Issues Waiver for Lifeline Customers 5/11/21
#7 – How to Keep Your Power On (Infographic) English
#8-- How to keep Power On Account Holder over 67yr ((Infogrografic)    
#9---How to Keep Power On Spanish ((Infogrografic)
#10--How to Keep Power On Spanish Account Holder over 67yr (Infogrografic)
#11–OHEP 2022  Application (Fillable)--English
#12–OHEP 2022 Application (Fillable)--Spanish
#13–OHEP Brochure FY2022 (English)
#14–OHEP Brochure FY2022(Spanish)


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COVID-19 ADVOCACY SECTION

  PSC PC53--Utility Treatment of Past-Due Utility Bills, How to submit CommentsNASUCA COVID-19 Resolution
  NASUCA Letter to Congressional Leadership
  OPC Letter to Senator Cardin (letter sent to all members of MD Delegation)
  OPC Letter to Speaker Adrienne Jones
  OPC Letter to President Bill Ferguson

  OPC Petition to PSC--Customer ability to pay utily bills

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Community Agency Publications – Resource Guides (updated August /2021)

 

Reports


Forms

OHEP FY2020 Operations Manual
OHEP FY2021 Application and Income Levels
OHEP FY2021 Application and Income Levels (Spanish) 
PSC Complaint Form
PSC Medical Certification
Verizon Priority Repair for Seniors and Medical Conditions
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Alerts


BGE to Sell Customer lists to Utility Suppliers
Verizon Priority Program for Seniors
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Memos

Additional Phone Services
Bundled Services
Cell Phones
VOIP
Telephone Related Assistance
Interstate Long Distance Service
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Maryland General Assembly

Legislative Session

Senate Bills: 2019

SB 425 Home Energy Assistance Critical Medical Needs Program
SB 516 Clean Energy Jobs
SB 517 Electicity--Customer Choice--Education
SB 520 Electricity--CGES Pilot Program--Education
SB 530 SOS Cost Allocation
SB 572 Rate Regulation--Alternative Rate Plans
SB 573 Energy Storage Pilot Act
SB 642 Task Force To Study Transportation Access
SB 660 Community Choice Aggrrgation
SB 716 Residential Electricity and Gas Supply Billing Informationt
SB 1047 PSC--Recapture and Redirection of Funds

Senate Bills: 2020

SB 265 Clean and Renewable Energy Standard (CARES)
SB 315 Electric Industry-Community Choice Energy
SB 540 Electric Cooperatives-Rual Broadband for Eastern Shore
SB 603 Public Service Commission-Electricity-Training and Education Program
SB 628 Utilities-Surviving Spouse of Account Holder Protections
SB 681 Electricity Supplier and Gas Suppliers Consumer Protections
SB 685 Electricity and Gas Suppliers Assisted Customers
SB 686 Residential Electricity and Gas Supply Billing Information Reports
SB 740 Public Utilities-Low Income and Middle Income Housing-Energy Performance Targets
SJ-6 Joint Resolution-Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order

Senate Bills: 2021

 

 

House Bills: 2019

HB 163 Combined Heat and Power 
HB 308 PSC CPCN--Rapid Health Impact Assessment
HB 650 Energy Storage Pilot Project Act
HB 653 Rate Regulation--Alternative Rate Plans
HB 683 Electricity  CES Pilot Program  Extension
HB 689 Electricity--Customer Choice
HB 692 SOS Cost Allocation
HB 730 Community Choice Aggregation
HB 879 Ratepayer Reductation for Renewable Energy Act
HB 1158 Clean Energy Jobs
HB 1189 Home Energy Assistance--Critical Medical Needs Program

House Bills: 2020

HB 109 PSC-Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity 
HB 260 Residential Electricity and Gas Supply Billing
HB 363 Clean and Renewable Energy Standards (CARES)
HB 408 Gas Service Regulator Safety
HB 561 Electric Inductry-Community Choice Energy
HB 886 Electric Companies- Billing Information
HB 928 Electric and Gas Suppliers-Training and Education Program
HB 982 Low Income and Middle Income Housing Energy Targets
HB 999 Establishment-Rual Broadband Eastern Shore
HB 1019 Electric Companies and Electric Cooperatives Customer Identification
HB 1065 PSC-Customer Protection-Personal Information​
HB 1207 Electric Companies-Conduit Installation Single Family Dwelling
HB 1224 Electricity and Gas-Energy Supplies-Assisted Customers

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House Bills: 2021

 

 


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Federal Legislative Documents

Federal Committee List
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Case Information

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Electric Regulatory Archive

 

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Water Sewer Regulatory Archive

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