Public Service Commission
The utility Pepco is seeking a $43.3 million rate hike in Maryland, the utility’s third requested increase in two years.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Anne Hoskins to serve on the Maryland Public Service Commission.
A new report by the Public Service Commission is ordering BGE and other utilities to make major changes following last year’s devastating derecho storm.
The fee for driving a car across the Potomac River on a private toll bridge in western Maryland would triple under a staff proposal from the state Public Service Commission.
Governor Martin O’Malley takes a step toward improving utility service–at a cost to customers. The governor would allow BGE and Pepco to collect a surcharge from ratepayers to help prevent power outages.
It’s the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies’ handling of the “derecho” storm in June that caused days of power outages.
The Maryland Public Service Commission has wrapped up the last of eight public hearings on electric companies’ handling of a June storm known as a derecho that caused outages for days.
City and county leaders are posing some tough questions for local utility companies after a recent storm left hundreds of thousands without power for days or even longer.
More than a week of torrid temperatures left more than a dozen dead in Maryland. And with the cooldown, storms early Monday morning knocked out power to more than 6,000 BGE customers.
All of Maryland’s major electrical utilities must file reports on how they managed power restoration after last Friday’s massive storm. No electricity and extreme heat is a painful combination still affecting more than 40,000 people in Maryland.
The Maryland Public Service Commission says it will hear a complaint that Potomac Edison is over-billing some Western Maryland electricity customers by failing to read their meters as often as required.
BGE customers will see an average of $54 decrease for a year with the utility’s standard electricity price that takes effect in June.