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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco Ratepayers Could See Reduction in Monthly Bills

Pepco customers could see a cut in their rates if a deal worked out between the utility and other parties wins approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission. Pepco had sought a $41.4 million rate hike in January, which would have averaged customers about $5.14 a month. The money would have covered capital costs. The […]

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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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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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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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December 4, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Releases Statement on Pepco Rate Increase Request

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner made the following statement on Pepco’s request for a rate increase: “Pepco today asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve recovery in rates of more than $43 million of expenditures. Pepco is within its rights to seek such approval. However, it is the responsibility of the Commission to scrutinize […]

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July 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Leggett Appeals Pepco Rate Increase Decision

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has released the following statement about his decision to appeal the recent approval of a Pepco rate increase: “Today, I have instructed the County Attorney to file an appeal in Montgomery County Circuit Court to stop the recent ruling by the Maryland Public Service Commission approving a $27 million rate […]

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April 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

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PSC Hearings on Pepco Rate Increase Application

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has announced it will hold evening hearings to receive public comments in connection with Potomac Electric Power Company’s (Pepco) application for an increase in its Maryland retail rates for the distribution of electric energy. On November 30, 2012, Pepco filed an application with the PSC for an increase to […]

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December 14, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Council Objects to Pepco Rate Increase Request (Video)

Pepco recently filed a request for a rate increase with the Maryland Public Service Commission. Seven County Council members do not support the increase. Council Member Roger Beliner comments. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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