Speak Out on the Dominion Energy Rate Case

Posted on 05/07/24

(Info. taken from SC Office of Regulatory Staff)

Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. (DESC) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) on March 1, 2024, to increase its rates by approximately 14.21%. If approved, an average residential consumer's monthly bill (using 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month) would increase by approximately $18.86 per month. The case is scheduled to be considered by the PSC in July 2024, with new rates effective in September 2024.

If approved, the average residential consumer's monthly bill (using 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month) would increase by approximately $18.86 (~12.89%) per month beginning in September 2024. Commercial customers would see an average increase of approximately 12.32%, and industrial customers would see an average increase of approximately 12.68%.

You can speak out using one of the options below.

1. Fill out a Letter of Protest on the PSC’s website at PSC.SC.GOV/consumer-info/file-letter-protest
2. Attend Public Hearings and Testify. Consumers will be able to participate in-person and let the Commissioners hear their concerns.

Hearing Dates & Locations

Aiken: Thursday, May 30, 2024; 6p.m.
Aiken County Government Center County Council Chambers
1930 University Parkway, 3rd Floor, Aiken, SC 29801

Bluffton: Monday, June 10, 2024; 6 p.m.
Bluffton Town Council Chambers
20 Bridge Street Bluffton, SC 29910

North Charleston: Thursday, June 27, 2024; 6 p.m.
Lonnie Hamilton III, Public Services Building Charleston County Council Chambers
4045 Bridgeview Drive North Charleston, SC 29405

Columbia: Monday, July 8, 2024, Morning Session: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Evening Session: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Public Service Commission Hearing Room
101 Executive Center Drive Columbia, SC 29210

Only if needed** Tuesday, July 9, 2024, Evening Session: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Public Service Commission Hearing Room 101 Executive Center Drive Columbia, SC 29210

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