Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Virginia State News

March 29, 2013

Appalachian Power seeks to raise Va rates

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Appalachian Power is seeking to increase electric rates for its Virginia customers.

The company asked the State Corporation Commission on Friday to approve its request to address higher generation and environmental costs.

Appalachian Power’s request would be for a 4 percent increase, but that would be offset by other surcharges that are set to expire.

In April, the bill for a typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours is set to fall from $112.20 to $109.80.

If the new requests are approved, the typical residential monthly bill would increase to $113.90 early next year.

The company has 500,000 customers in Virginia.

 

1
Text Only
Virginia State News
West Virginia State News
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Sister Newspapers' News