Blockchain Technology Overview

When and if to use blockchain Aiming to clarify blockchain, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released an introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies.   Cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology that enables them are now a common topic of conversation. Much of the attention stems either from the … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Overview

Answers to Frequent Questions about CHP

Considering Combined Heat and Power (CHP) to save money, enhance reliability, and benefit the environment?  The EPA CHP Partnership and Prince Law Offices can help.    What is CHP? Typically, nearly two-thirds of the energy used to generate electricity is wasted in the form of heat discharged to the atmosphere. Additional energy is wasted during … Continue reading Answers to Frequent Questions about CHP

After Three Years, PennEast Pipeline Approved by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Construction to Begin

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order under section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act approving construction of the PennEast Pipeline. Anthony Cox, Chair of the PennEast Pipeline Company LLC Board of Managers said "They will reap the benefits of accessing one of the most affordable and abundant supplies of natural gas in … Continue reading After Three Years, PennEast Pipeline Approved by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Construction to Begin

BEC Attacks to Exceed $9B in 2018

Business email compromise is projected to skyrocket as attackers adopt sophisticated techniques to dupe their victims. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are projected to exceed $9 billion in 2018. The attacks continue to become more sophisticated and fleece more money from U.S. businesses. How it works There has been an increase of computer intrusions linked to … Continue reading BEC Attacks to Exceed $9B in 2018

Attorney Franklin Presents at Pennsylvania Bar Association Conference

  Prince Law Offices, P.C. Attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin was pleased to present two sessions at the Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Conference at Bedford Springs this week. Attorney Franklin spoke regarding Title 15 (new Pennsylvania business entity law Act 170) and Virtual Practice technology issues. Mr. Franklin assists entrepreneurs to form new … Continue reading Attorney Franklin Presents at Pennsylvania Bar Association Conference

PA Gas Drilling Impact Fees Total Distribution Tops $1 Billion

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today (June 15, 2017) posted detailed information about this year’s distribution of Impact Fees on natural gas producers, totaling $173,258,900, on the PUC’s interactive Act 13 website. Over the past six years, the PUC has collected and distributed more than $1.2 billion in Impact Fees to communities across Pennsylvania. … Continue reading PA Gas Drilling Impact Fees Total Distribution Tops $1 Billion

PUC Announces Appointments to Consumer Advisory Council

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today announced a series of appointments to its Consumer Advisory Council (CAC), which provides input to the PUC on issues important to utility customers. Members of the CAC will serve two-year terms, from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2019.  Included are several representatives from our area.  Congratulations all! … Continue reading PUC Announces Appointments to Consumer Advisory Council

New Wind Power Project for Pennsylvania

June 12, 2017, the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. took an important step towards its commitment to 100 percent renewable energy for the firm’s global electricity needs. It has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which will add new renewable energy capacity to the electricity grid. The agreement will … Continue reading New Wind Power Project for Pennsylvania

Is it Time to Appeal Your Property Assessment?

Your home or business property tax bill may have arrived recently and like many of us, you wonder if you are paying more than your fair share.  How do you tell?  What can you do? What is an assessment? In Pennsylvania, real estate assessment is the value the county assigns to your property.  The assessment … Continue reading Is it Time to Appeal Your Property Assessment?

Price Changes for Electric Generation; Save Money by Comparing Plans on PAPowerSwitch.com

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on May 31, 2017 alerted consumers that on June 1 most electric utilities adjusted electric generation prices charged to non-shopping, or default service, customers. “The upcoming price changes, combined with the increase use of electricity that we typically see during the long, hot days of summer, makes this a … Continue reading Price Changes for Electric Generation; Save Money by Comparing Plans on PAPowerSwitch.com