Public Service Commission

December 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Washington Gas Multado por $750,000 por Explosión en 2016 en Flower Branch

Washington Gas Light (WGL) recibió una multa de $750,000 por no informar a la Comisión de Servicio Público que no había reemplazado todos sus reguladores de mercurio como se prometió, que se encontraron como la causa probable de la explosión de gas y la muerte de siete residentes en Flower Branch Apartments, en Silver Spring […]

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December 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Washington Gas Fined $750,000 for 2016 Explosion at Flower Branch Apartments

Washington Gas Light (WGL) was fined $750,000 for failing to inform the Public Service Commission that it had not replaced all its mercury regulators as promised, which were found as the probable cause of the gas explosion and death of seven residents at Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring on Aug. 10, 2016. The commission […]

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June 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

PSC Chairman Stepping Down

The North Potomac man who leads the Maryland Public Service Commission announced Tuesday he was stepping down at the end of his term on June 30. PSC Chairman W. Kevin Hughes was first appointed to the commission in September 2011 by Gov. Martin O’Malley. O’Malley elevated him to Chairman in January 2013 to replace departing […]

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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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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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September 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Pepco and Exelon File Petition for New Hearing in D.C.

Pepco Holdings Inc. and Exelon Corporation have filed a petition for reconsideration of their merger with the Public Service Commission (PSC) of the District of Columbia. According to a news release, the companies are working with the District of Columbia government to reach a settlement agreement. “We remain convinced our merger offers significant benefits to […]

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April 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

PSC Expected to Rule on Exelon and Pepco Holdings, Inc. Merger in May (VIDEO)

The Maryland Public Service Commission is expected to rule on the status of the Exelon and Pepco merger proposal by May 8th, according to an Exelon executive. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: As you heard, the Maryland Public Service Commission has scheduled more hearing dates on the proposed merger of Pepco Holdings, […]

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March 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

Leggett Gives Stamp of Approval on Exelon/Pepco Merger

Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday that they have reached a settlement agreement with Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in the proceeding before the Maryland Public Service Commission to review the companies’ proposed merger. The commission is expected to decide on the merger application April 8. The two counties represent all of Pepco’s Maryland customers […]

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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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August 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

Governor Issues Response to PSC Ruling on Uber

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on today’s ruling by the Public Service Commission on expanding transportation service access for Marylanders: “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked Maryland as the #1 state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship for three years in a row. As new innovations change the transportation services […]

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