August 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Residents Sound Off on Pepco Rate Increase in Rockville Hearing (VIDEO)

To Jean Sperling of Chevy Chase, Pepco’s energy-efficiency programs save her more than the $7.37 a month her electricity bill would likely increase under a proposed rate hike. “Based upon a value for my buck theory, I support this increase,” Sperling said Wednesday night at a Rockville hearing on the proposed rate increase before the […]

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August 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. PSC Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what you think of Pepco’s proposed rate hike that would increase the average customer’s bill by $7.37 per month. A public hearing takes place tonight, beginning at 6:30 […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Asks PSC to Enforce Reliability Requirements in Pepco/Exelon Merger (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner, who chairs the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T&E) Committee, is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to enforce the reliability requirements in its order approving the Pepco/Exelon merger. According to Berliner, a key element of the PSC’s approval, back in 2015, “was that Pepco’s reliability performance […]

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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 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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September 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pepco Rate Case Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 6 in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has scheduled a Sept. 6th public hearing in Rockville on a request by Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) to increase its electric distribution rates by $104 million (an increase of about $13 a month for the typical residential customer). According to the PSC, Pepco provides electricity to about 560,000 […]

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March 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Pepco-Exelon Merger Gets Green Light from D.C. Public Service Commission

The Washington D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) voted in favor of the PEPCO-Exelon merger on Wednesday. After several tumultuous months, both companies can now begin the next steps of a multi-billion dollar merger.  In a two to one vote, the PSC ruled that the merger would benefit District customers and “is in the public interest.” The […]

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March 7, 2016 | Willie James Inman

PEPCO and Exelon Move to Secure Merger

PEPCO and Exelon filed a new agreement with the Washington D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) on Monday that could save the merger between the utility companies. The PSC previously voted against the merger of PEPCO and Exelon, but allowed the both companies to come up with an alternate agreement that would address the concerns of the commission. […]

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November 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County

Bundle up, it’s cold outside! Here are five more things to know today, Nov. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. A house fire in Bethesda on Sunday morning caused about $250,000 in damage. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner and State Senator Brian Feldman have written a letter to the Public Service Commission asking for a […]

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October 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Feldman Ask PSC to Halt Pepco’s Tree Cutting

In a joint letter on Oct. 31, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner (D-1) and Maryland State Senator Brian Feldman (D-15), who both represent Potomac, asked the Public Service Commission to place a temporary, two-week stay on expansive tree cutting currently going on along Pepco right-of-way in Potomac. The letter argued that the Commission should use […]

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