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February 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

New Tax Law Leads Pepco to Reduce Rate Increase Request

A month ago, Pepco filed for a rate increase with the Maryland Public Service Commission that would add $5.14 to an average customer’s bill. The utility amended that request Monday, reducing the increase by $2.92, reflecting tax savings from the federal tax bill. The increase could instead be $2.22. “It really depends on what the […]

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January 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Pepco Seeks Rate Hike that Will Cost $5.14 a Month

Pepco is asking the Maryland Public Service Commission for a rate increase that would add $5.14 to an average consumer’s bill, the company said Tuesday. The rate increase covers $41.4 million for work done in 2017. The company spent about $222.9 million in the year, said Donna Cooper, Pepco region president, in a conference call […]

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May 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Public Hearing on Proposed Rate Structures Set for May 9 in Rockville (VIDEO)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will adopt a new rate structure just over a year from now in July 2018. The water and sewer utility has scheduled a series of public meetings to review the new rate structures. Montgomery County residents are invited to a May 9th public meeting where WSSC officials will present the various […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Proposes Rate Hike, Public Hearing Set for Feb. 1 in Rockville

Montgomery County residents are invited to a Feb. 1st public hearing to weigh in on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Operating and Capital Budget of $1.4 billion. The proposed budget is $10.8 million more than the utility’s FY17 Approved Budget, and includes a combined 3.5 percent average increase in water […]

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April 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, April 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold a live discussion today at 2 p.m. Residents will have the opportunity to send questions directly to the County Executive through an interactive online forum.   2. Early voting continues from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. […]

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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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