maryland public service commission

October 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Council Approves Resolution Opposing Gas Utility Merger

Montgomery County Council is not in favor of a proposed merger between WGL Holdings, Inc. and the Canadian-based AltaGas Ltd. A majority of the council voted to reject the merger in a resolution sponsored by Councilmember Marc Elrich at its council meeting on Tuesday. Despite the council’s disapproval, Maryland’s Public Service Commission has the final […]

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September 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing on Possible Merger of Gas Utilities Set for Sept. 28

The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing  on Sept. 28 for a proposed merger of WGL Holdings, Inc., and AtlaGas, Ltd. WGL Holding, the parent company of Washington Gas, has more than 400,000 customers in Maryland and employs 1,500 people. If the commission agrees on the $4.5 billion transaction, Washington Gas will […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

PSC Approves Partial Pepco Rate Increase Request

UPDATED If you are a Pepco customer, your electricity bill may be going up. That’s because the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a Pepco rate increase request that’s effective as of Nov. 15. According to the PSC, the average Pepco customer will see a rate increase of about $6.96 a month. In its order, […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on the new Library Career Online High School Program, the upcoming Hispanic Gala, a gold medalist Olympian’s visit to Cashell Elementary School, and Montgomery College’s Tom Bichy soccer tournament. The show begins with a report about a ceremony of […]

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

PSC Holds Hearing in Rockville on Pepco’s Request to Hike Rates (VIDEO)

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held a public hearing on Sept. 6 in Rockville to hear from residents and business leaders about a Pepco request to raise rates. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. According to the PSC, the rate hike would increase the typical Pepco residential customer’s bill by about $13 a month. Montgomery County […]

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September 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County

Hot weather returns this week with temperatures in the 90s. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing in Rockville tonight, regarding a requested Pepco rate increase. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold a closed session today […]

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April 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Pepco Proposes Ten Percent Rate Hike for Maryland Customers

After a multi-billion dollar merger with Exelon, Pepco filed a rate hike request with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Tuesday. According to a news release, Pepco submitted the request to recover costs associated with investments in Maryland’s power grid.  The proposed rate hike comes a week after Pepco began to send out $50 statement credits […]

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April 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things Exelon Wants You to Know (VIDEO)

It’s been almost a year since Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc. announced a proposal to merge. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Melissa Sherrod, vice president of corporate affairs for Exelon Corp., shares five things she wants you to know about the Exelon company. Take a look: The Maryland Public Service Commission has scheduled more hearing […]

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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Free Rides in Montgomery for Uber Users This Weekend

Uber has picked one of the coldest weekend on record here to  offer free rides in Montgomery County to gather support for its political battle against state regulators. The phone-based ride app will offer free uberX rides of up to $20 to anyone in Montgomery County or Prince George’s County. The free uberX weekend starts […]

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January 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Before the July 19th Pepco Debriefing, Montgomery County residents express frustration with Pepco

Powerupmontco Urges Action

Power Up Montgomery County urges resident action on Pepco’s recent rate increase request. Take a look at their latest email to supporters. Dear Powerupmontco Supporters: Thank you all for your continued emails and support. Over the past few weeks there have been several notable events. After emailing Powerupmontco’s letter denouncing Pepco’s latest rate hike application […]

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