J.Pollock clients span a wide range of energy consumers including agriculture, automotive, educational institutions, electronics, food processing, forest products, hospitals, manufacturing, metal melting, mining and minerals, oil and gas extraction, petrochemical, refining, social media, and textiles. J.Pollock also consults for various statewide groups, including:
THE ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESSES ADVOCATING TARIFF EQUITY (ABATE):
ABATE’s mission is to represent the large energy user viewpoint on energy and utility issues before all appropriate governmental bodies and other pertinent organizations which affect energy pricing, reliability and terms and conditions of service in Michigan.
ARKANSAS ELECTRIC ENERGY CONSUMERS, INC. (AEEC) AND ARKANSAS GAS CONSUMERS, INC. (AGC):
The members of these associations are customers of Arkansas energy utilities. AEEC members are customers of Entergy Arkansas, Inc. that purchases electricity primarily on the Large General Service tariff. AGC members are customers of CenterPoint Energy Arkansas Gas that purchase gas transportation service on the Large Commercial Firm Service tariff. These associations monitor and intervene in various rate and regulatory matters.
ALABAMA INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS (AIEC):
The Alabama Industrial Energy Consumers (AIEC) fights for the rights of electricity customers in Alabama. Formed in 1995, AIEC is a voluntary association of large industrial customers of the Alabama Power Company (APCo), comprising a diverse range of industries, including steel, forestry, chemical and gases, special minerals, cement, and others.
Through their lawyers (Capell & Howard P.C.), AIEC advances electricity concerns common to all industrial customers. Jeff Pollock (J.Pollock, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri) serves as AIEC’s expert energy consultant. Jeff advises clients throughout the United States and Canada and has testified before the FERC and many state utility commissions.
AIEC litigates issues important to industry before the Public Service Commission. It regularly intervenes in APCo’s petitions to change or increase rates, to approve purchase power agreements, to change accounting practices or to effect other changes that could increase rates. Industrial companies use 40% of all electricity generated by APCo. Together through AIEC, industry provides an important voice for the protection against rising costs for all consumers in the state of Alabama.
FLORIDA INDUSTRIAL POWER USERS GROUP (FIPUG):
FIPUG is an association of industrial companies who purchase electricity from Duke Energy Florida, Florida Power & Light Company, and Tampa Electric. This organization represents the member’s interest in regulatory issues. They consume significant quantities of electricity, often around-the-clock, and require a reliable affordably-priced supply of electricity to power their operations.
GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS (GAM):
Since its founding in 1900, the Association has represented the interests of Georgia manufacturers before the General Assembly, the Georgia Public Service Commission, and other state agencies, helping member companies address the issues most critical to their proﬁtability. Created by Georgia’s textile industry, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers (GAM) has steadily diversiﬁed its membership and broadened its reach and the scope of issues it addresses. While its mission has remained constant over the years, today GAM works on behalf of all Georgia manufacturers to enhance their competitiveness in a global marketplace.
INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMER GROUP (ICG):
ICG members are among the largest direct served industrial customers served by the South Carolina Public Service Authority (a.k.a. Santee Cooper), the largest power provider in South Carolina.
MULTIPLE INTERVENORS (MI):
Multiple Intervenors is an association of approximately 60 large industrial, commercial and institutional energy consumers with facilities throughout New York State.
TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS (TIEC):
TIEC is a trade association representing approximately 50 of the largest energy consumers in the state of Texas. J.Pollock along with the legal team, represents TIEC before the PUC in contested rate proceedings, including base rate cases, stranded cost cases, fuel reconciliation controversies, and administrative rulemakings. Many TIEC companies are leaders in oil and gas production and refining, and in all forms of manufacturing, including high-tech, pulp and paper, and virtually every type of chemical manufacturing.
WESTERN KANSAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS (WKIEC):
WKIEC members are industrial companies who purchase electricity from the member divisions of Sunflower Electric Cooperative.