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A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye What's Ahead for Looming Utility Service Shutoffs? July 25 was a date that many residents were focused on since it was the day when the public health emergency that had been in effect since COVID-19 hit was due to expire and start the clock ticking on the lifting of moratoriums on utility disconnections. While Mayor Muriel Bowser did end the public…
A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye Pepco Rate Plan Decision: Finding A Silver Lining in A Dark Cloud Two years ago, Pepco filed an application with the Public Service Commission seeking a huge $162 million rate increase and a multiyear rate plan (MRP) that would significantly change the way electric distribution rates are set. While OPC was open to considering the adoption of an alternative form of ratemaking…