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puc & utility guides

self-service compliance made easy

Whether you operate in traditional energy sources or renewables, you can grow your business while remaining compliant and delivering quality service. Our many different commission and utility guides help you easily self-audit each team to ensure compliance.

These checklists and guides are great for a total self-audit or a quick lookup. Either way, you can be sure that you are following the correct regulatory rules and guidelines. Our guides are state-specific and we have them for both electric and gas markets.

Earth Etch is constantly expanding our selection of checklists and guide types. You may always check back on this page to see the most up-to-date listing.

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checklists and guide types

compliance audit checklists

Each checklist details commission regulatory obligations within the state. It is designed to ensure that employees and agents are informed and can self-audit the company’s compliance with the rules. These guides are available by state for both electric and gas.

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contract renewal guides

These guides details the requirements for renewing customer contracts as state commission rules vary depending on jurisdiction and type of contract renewal notices that are required. These guides are available by State in for both electric and gas.

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key dockets & regulations

These at-a-glance guides identify state statutes, commission rules and key dockets applicable to suppliers and brokers. Use for your legal and regulatory teams to quickly locate and review regulations or Commission Orders on key issues.

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puc license applications

These guides provide detailed state commission instructions on the procedures for completing and submitting a license application, which is required before marketing or serving any customers in any particular state.

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record retention

These guides detail the state commission requirements for retention of customer contract enrollment documents. They detail exactly what documents must be kept, how long these records must be kept as well as the format they must be stored.

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reporting requirements

These guides identify regulatory reporting requirements by State Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) so you can stay up-to-date on reporting requirements.

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rescission period guides

These guides identify State Commission-mandated customer contract rescission periods in which eligible customer classes are permitted to rescind their supply contracts without penalty. These guides are available for both electric and gas.

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small commercial definition

These guides provide snapshots of each utility’s definition of a small commercial customer within its service territory as a quick reference for your company’s sales and operations teams. They also provide the applicable state commission’s definitions.

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utility enrollment & billing

These guides provide essential utility timelines and information for use by Billing, Sales, Customer Care, IT, and Contract Administration personnel to help them understand the unique customer enrollment and billing timelines and processes.

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net metering guides

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market intelligence guides

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utility customer class size

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