Citizens for Local Power http://wamc.org en Utility Merger Opponents Ask The PSC For A Rehearing http://wamc.org/post/utility-merger-opponents-ask-psc-rehearing <p>Opponents of an approved utility merger in the Hudson Valley are asking the state Public Service Commission to reconsider its decision.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:20:15 +0000 Allison Dunne 70248 at http://wamc.org Utility Merger Opponents Ask The PSC For A Rehearing NYS PSC Approves Fortis, CH Energy Merger http://wamc.org/post/nys-psc-approves-fortis-ch-energy-merger <p>The New York State Public Service Commission Thursday approved a utility merger in the Hudson Valley. The $1.5 billion acquisition of the Poughkeepsie-based utility had its share of controversy in recent months.</p><p>And so went the Public Service Commission’s vote in favor of the acquisition by Canadian energy company Fortis Inc. of CH Energy Group, parent company of Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation. Supporters, including Barry Perry, vice president, finance and chief financial officer of Fortis, are gratified.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:30:25 +0000 Allison Dunne 66978 at http://wamc.org NYS PSC Approves Fortis, CH Energy Merger CH Energy, Fortis Enhance Merger Proposal http://wamc.org/post/ch-energy-fortis-enhance-merger-proposal <p>The companies involved in a proposed utility merger in the Hudson Valley have offered enhancements to the merger proposal. Opponents say they are too little, too late. The controversial merger proposal has led both sides to pound the pavement to tell their sides of the story.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 01:52:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 65983 at http://wamc.org CH Energy, Fortis Enhance Merger Proposal