Speak Out on the Duke Energy Rate Case

Posted on 03/20/24

(Info. taken from SC Office of Regulatory Staff)

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) filed an application to increase its rates by approximately 12.8% with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) in January 2024. If approved, the average Residential consumer's monthly bill would increase by $17.83 per month in the first and second years -- and an additional $6.43 per month in the third year. The case is scheduled to be considered by the PSC beginning May 20, 2024, with new rates effective August 1, 2024.

You can speak out!

  1. Fill out a Letter of Protest here on the PSC’s website
  2. Attend Public Hearings and Testify
    Consumers will be able to participate and let the Commissioners hear their concerns.

    Greenville: April 8, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    Wade Hampton High School
    100 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC

    Greenwood: April 11, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    Greenwood 50 Performing Arts Center
    1816 Cokesbury Rd., Greenwood, SC

    Seneca: April 16, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    Seneca High School
    100 Bobcat Ridge, Seneca, SC

    Anderson: April 22, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    Anderson County Council Chambers
    101 South Main Street, Anderson, SC

    Spartanburg: April 23, 2024 at 6:00 PM
    Spartanburg County Council Chambers
    366 North Church St., Suite 1000, Spartanburg, SC

    Columbia: May 20, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    PSC Hearing Room
    101 Executive Center Drive, Columbia, SC

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