Consumer Advocates’ Funding Request Sparks Sharp Words October 6, 2015By Suzanne HerelA proposal by CAPS that the RTO fund the group’s budget through an assessment on customers won support from state regulators but drew sharp opposition from suppliers. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:PJM Members Agree to Fund Consumer Advocates GroupThe Members Committee overwhelmingly agreed to fund a $450,000 budget for the Consumer Advocates of the PJM States (CAPS), in part through an assessment electric customers.FERC Upholds PJM Advocates’ FundingFERC upheld its order approving funding for the Consumer Advocates of the PJM States, rejecting contentions by Talen Energy and Essential Power that the commission exceeded its authority.FERC Approves PJM Funding of Consumer AdvocatesFERC approved PJM’s creation of a funding mechanism to support CAPS through a charge to residential electric customers. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.