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D.C. power customers say Starion ripped them off

More than 100 D.C. residents say they thought they were getting a good deal when they signed on with third party power providers to cut their power bills. Instead, they told the D.C. Public Service Commission, they got ripped off.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: Starion, Pepco, power companies, Kate Ryan, Scam

PSC to conduct further hearings on smart meters

In a divided decision, Maryland's Public Service Commission announced Monday that ratepayers of three utilities can potentially opt out of installing smart meters, and that the commission needs additional proceedings to decide the best course.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 06:03pm EST

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Md. PSC questions utilities about smart meter roll out

The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what type of smart meters the companies plan to install or have installed in their service areas and whether they know of any reports of electrical overheating or malfunction associated the new technology.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 05:46pm EDT

Tags: utility, Pepco, BGE, Delmarva Power, SMECO, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Courtney Nogas, Kate Ryan, smart meter, consumer news

PSC utility wraps up derecho hearings

Almost two months after the derecho ripped through the region leaving more than one million customers without power, an investigation by regulators into how utilities handled the storm is moving into a new phase.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 06:15am EDT

Tags: derecho, michelle basch, PSC, BGE, Dominion, Pepco

Md. PSC considers hearings on utility bill adjustments

Maryland regulators say they will take another look at the bill stabilization adjustment, a monthly surcharge appearing on power bills.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 06:19am EDT

Tags: Maryland, utilities, power outage, bill stabilization adjustment

Senator wants to stop utility charge during outage

A Maryland state senator wants to stop allowing utilities to charge a fee to cover storm-related losses, even after many customers had to go without power for days.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 01:20pm EDT

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BGE standard electricity price to bring decrease

BGE customers will see an average of $54 decrease for a year with the utility's standard electricity price that takes effect in June.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 04:19pm EDT

Tags: BGE