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The general duties of the Public Utility Commission are:
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*protect the public interest
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*educate consumers to make independent and informed utility choices
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*further economic development
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The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is a five person state executive board in the Pennsylvania state government. The current chairman is Robert Powelson. The vice chairman is John F. Coleman. They serve alongside Tyrone Christy, Wayne Gardner, and James Cawley.

Current officeholder

Authority

Qualifications

Elections

Vacancies

Duties

The general duties of the Public Utility Commission are:

  • ensure safe and reliable utility service at reasonable rates
  • protect the public interest
  • educate consumers to make independent and informed utility choices
  • further economic development
  • foster new technologies and competitive markets in an environmentally sound manner[1]

Divisions of the office

Compensation

In 2010, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioners was paid an estimated $135,434 according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Former officeholders

Coming soon

Contact information

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Street Address:
400 North Street
Keystone Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 1-800-692-7380

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3265
Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265

Department address listing
Staff telephone directory

See also

External links

References


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