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BGE Requests Rate Increase for Gas and Electric Bills

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BGE) has asked the state of Maryland to allow it tack on about an average $15 a month onto customers’ gas and electric bills. The request, filed with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on Wednesday, asks for a $185 million annual increase. The proposed...

Ameren Illinois Requests $206.4 Million Rate Hike

Ameren Illinois has filed a request for a $206.4 million rate hike to pay for upgrades to its power grid. Ameren filed the rate-hike request April 17. If approved, it would take effect in January 2015. The rate hike affects delivery charges which is the price customers pay to have...

Con Ed Investing $1 Billion in Storm Preparedness

May 30, 2013 Con Ed is investing $1 billion in storm preparedness in New York City and Westchester County over the next four years in order to avoid disruptions in electric service. Improvements will be funded by Con Ed’s ratepayers through rate hikes on customers’ delivery portions of their electric...

Duke Energy Ohio Requests 24% Rate Increase for Electric Distribution

Duke Energy Ohio has made a formal request to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) for electricity and natural gas distribution rate increases. If approved, the rate hike will increase the average electricity customer’s bill by roughly $6.50, while the average natural gas customer will see an increase of...

BGE Customers to See Higher Distribution Rates on Next Month’s Bill

The Maryland Public Service Commission approved rate hikes for BGE customers last Friday, an increase that would generate about $113 million per year in an effort to “promote safety and reliability” for electricity and natural gas services. The average residential electric bill will increase by about 2.6%, while the average...