SCC Seeks Public Comments on Request by Kentucky Utilities to Increase Its Fuel Rate

Utilities

FEB 25, 2021

RICHMOND – The State Corporation Commission (SCC) is offering the opportunity for public comments to be received by telephone regarding a request by Kentucky Utilities Company, doing business as Old Dominion Power Company, to increase its fuel rate.

Kentucky Utilities is proposing to increase its fuel factor by $0.00163 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) from $0.02168 per kWh to $0.02331 per kWh, effective for service rendered on and after April 1, 2021. For the average residential customer using 1,000 kWh per month, it represents an increase of $1.63 per month.

The public witness session will begin at 10 a.m. on June 2, 2021. Public witnesses intending to provide oral testimony must pre-register with the SCC by 5 p.m. on May 27, 2021. Witnesses will be called by SCC staff on June 2 in the order in which they registered. Testimony will be limited to five minutes. The hearing will be webcast at: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting.

Public witnesses wishing to provide testimony may pre-register in one of three ways:

  • Completing a public witness form for case number PUR-2021-00034 on the SCC’s website at: scc.virginia.gov/pages/Webcasting
  • E-mailing the same form (PDF version on the same website as above) to SCCInfo@scc.virginia.gov
  • Calling the SCC at 804-371-9141 during normal business hours (8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and providing their name and the phone number to be used by the Commission to receive their testimony.

The hearing will continue on June 3, 2021, at 10 a.m. in the SCC’s second floor courtroom in the Tyler Building at 1300 East Main Street in Richmond to receive testimony and evidence from the company, any respondents and the SCC staff.

Written comments may be submitted through the SCC’s website by May 27, 2021, at https://scc.virginia.gov/casecomments/Submit-Public-Comments. Simply scroll down to case number PUR-2021-00034 and click SUBMIT COMMENTS.

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PUR-2021-00034 – Application of Kentucky Utilities Company to revise its fuel factor

Contact: Andy Farmer, 804-371-9141