Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission


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Contact Information

Physical address:
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission - Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Mailing address:
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
PO Box 3265
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Phone: 800-692-7380

Web: Home

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Pennsylvania Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) License - Broker/Marketer

Agency:Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Bond Requirements:

$10,000

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Qualifying Individual Requirements:

The name of an individual with previous industry experience is required for the application. This person is not required to hold a professional license. Examples of experience include: 

  • Summary and proof of licenses as a supplier of electric services in other states or jurisdictions.
  • Type of customers and number of customers Applicant currently serves in other jurisdictions.
  • Staffing structure and numbers as well as employee training commitments.
  • Business plans for operations within the Commonwealth.
  • Documentation of membership in PJM, ECAR, MAAC, other regional reliability councils, or any other membership or certification that is deemed appropriate to justify competency to operate as an EGS within the Commonwealth.
  • Any other information appropriate to ensure the technical capabilities of the Applicant.
Fact Checked:1/6/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Electric Generation Supplier Application

Agency Fee:

$350

Turnaround:

~ 2 Months

Bond Amount:

$10,000

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Financial Reporting
Electric Choice Quarterly Report

Form:

Electric Choice Quarterly Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Quarterly, due dates are April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.39(a)

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Bond Renewal
Financial Security Renewal (License Bond)

Form:

Bond Template

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

30 days prior to the expiration date of the current bond.

Bond Amount:

$10,000

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Supplemental Reporting
Electric Choice Annual Report

Form:

Electric Choice Annual Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.39(b)

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Supplemental Reporting
Electricity Choice Activity Report

Form:

EGS Commercial & Industrial Report and EGS Residential Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.203

Notes:

A mandatory report for all active EGSs to report retail sales activity on a statewide basis. “Active EGS” is defined as “An EGS that is licensed to provide retail electric generation service and is providing that service to one or more customers.”

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Pennsylvania Electric Generation Supplier (EGS) License - Supplier

Agency:Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Bond Requirements:

The greater of 10% of the licensee's most recent reported 4 quarters of gross receipts or $250,000.

Fact Checked:8/27/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Electric Generation Supplier Application

Agency Fee:

$350

Registration Renewal

Instructions:

Electric Generation Supplier Reporting Requirements

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Annually

Notes:

There is no official application, instead follow the instructions and file accordingly.

Fact Checked:11/1/16

Financial Reporting
Electric Choice Quarterly Report

Form:

Electric Choice Quarterly Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Quarterly, due dates are April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.39(a)

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Bond Renewal
Financial Security Renewal (License Bond)

Form:

Bond Template

Due:

At least 30 days prior to the expiration date of the financial security.

Bond Amount:

Depends on the gross receipts resulting from the sale of generated electricity consumed in Pennsylvania.

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Supplemental Reporting
Electric Choice Annual Report

Form:

Electric Choice Annual Report

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.39(b)

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Supplemental Reporting
Load Serving Entity Compliance

Form:

Load Serving Entity Compliance Requirement Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Notes:

A mandate for all EGSs to provide proof of registration as a PJM Load Serving Entity. Only EGSs whom take title to electricity are required to file this report.

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Supplemental Reporting
Electricity Choice Activity Report

Form:

EGS Commercial & Industrial Report and EGS Residential Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 54.203

Notes:

A mandatory report for all active EGSs to report retail sales activity on a statewide basis. “Active EGS” is defined as “An EGS that is licensed to provide retail electric generation service and is providing that service to one or more customers.”

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Supplemental Reporting
Annual Net Metering Report

Form:

EGS Annual Net Metering Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by July 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 75.13(h)

Fact Checked:9/16/20

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Supplier (NGS) License - Broker/Marketer

Agency:Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Bond Requirements:

Varies depending on activities. 

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Qualifying Individual Requirements:

Applicants must provide sufficient information to demonstrate technical fitness commensurate with the service proposed to be provided. Such information may include:

  • Applicant’s previous experience in the natural gas industry.
  • Summary and proof of licenses as a supplier of natural gas services in other states or jurisdictions.
  • Type of customers and the number of customers Applicant currently serves in other jurisdictions.
  • Staffing structure and numbers as well as employee training commitments.
  • Business plans for operations within the Commonwealth.
  • Any other information appropriate to ensure the technical capabilities of the Applicant.
Fact Checked:1/6/20

Initial Registration

Form:

License Application Package

Agency Fee:

$350

Turnaround:

~75 Days

Bond Amount:

Varies depending on activity

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

http://www.puc.state.pa.us/consumer_info/natural_gas/natural_gas_companies_suppliers.aspx

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:6/3/20

Financial Reporting
Natural Gas Supplier Annual Report

Form:

Natural Gas Supplier Annual Revenue Report Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 62.110

Fact Checked:1/6/20

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Supplier (NGS) License - Supplier

Agency:Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Bond Requirements:

Varies depending on activity.

Qualifying Individual Requirements:

Applicants must provide sufficient information to demonstrate technical fitness commensurate with the service proposed to be provided. Such information may include:

  • Applicant’s previous experience in the natural gas industry.
  • Summary and proof of licenses as a supplier of natural gas services in other states or jurisdictions.
  • Type of customers and the number of customers Applicant currently serves in other jurisdictions.
  • Staffing structure and numbers as well as employee training commitments.
  • Business plans for operations within the Commonwealth.
  • Any other information appropriate to ensure the technical capabilities of the Applicant.
Fact Checked:8/27/20

Initial Registration

Form:

License Application Package

Agency Fee:

$350

Turnaround:

~75 Days

Before you Apply:
  • Tax Certification Statement
Bond Amount:

Varies depending on the activity. 

Fact Checked:7/19/17

Registration Renewal

Form:

http://www.puc.state.pa.us/consumer_info/natural_gas/natural_gas_companies_suppliers.aspx

Agency Fee:

$350

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:7/19/17

Financial Reporting
Natural Gas Supplier Annual Report

Form:

Natural Gas Supplier Annual Revenue Report Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Law:

52 Pa. Code § 62.110

Fact Checked:1/6/20

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