Amendment #21 to H.4198

Annual Reporting by the DPU

Mr. Chan of Quincy move that the bill be amended inserting after section 7 with the following new section:-

SECTION 7A. Said chapter 25 is hereby amended by inserting the following new section:-

Section 23. The department shall file with the House and Senate Clerks and the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy a report by March 1st of each year which is the compiling of 10 years historical comparison of the amount of electricity and gas utilized in the state, and total revenue collected from ratepayers. In addition, the report shall include, but is not limited to, the following information from each electric and gas distribution company,: the amount of electricity supplied and utilized, the amount of gas supplied and utilized revenues collected from ratepayers, the total number of customers, the amount paid by each ratepayer class, the rate for each ratepayer class, service quality penalties paid or credited, storm related penalties, the number of employee employed, the number of call center employees and location of the call centers, the amount paid by ratepayers for statutory and regulatory mandated programs, the number of units served from each of the said programs, the amount of renewable energy contracts, and the amount of renewable energy owned. The report should note any changes in the rate mechanism from year to year whether they be statutory, regulatory or other department authorization.