Alabama power rates http://apr.org en Alabama PSC Keeps Alabama Power Rate Plan http://apr.org/post/alabama-psc-keeps-alabama-power-rate-plan <p></p><p>The state&#39;s utility regulatory board has refused to reconsider its new rate structure for Alabama Power Co.</p><p>The Public Service Commission voted 2-1 Tuesday to reject a request by AARP to reconsider the rate plan. The vote was the same as the PSC&#39;s decision in August to approve the rate structure. The PSC&#39;s top attorney recommended rejecting AARP&#39;s request and said the organization for older Americans had not presented any new issues.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:55:14 +0000 The Associated Press 38953 at http://apr.org Alabama PSC Keeps Alabama Power Rate Plan Alabama Power Urges PSC To Reject AARP Rehearing http://apr.org/post/alabama-power-urges-psc-reject-aarp-rehearing <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div attribution="Credit istockphoto" caption="Alabama Power Co. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:06:43 +0000 The Associated Press 38232 at http://apr.org Despite PSC Vote, Ala. Power Rates To Remain Flat http://apr.org/post/despite-psc-vote-ala-power-rates-remain-flat <p></p><p>Alabama Power Co. predicts that its rates will remain level through 2014, despite the forecast of consumer savings when the state's utility regulatory board approved a new rate plan.</p><p>The Public Service Commission voted 2-1 last month to revise its rate stabilization plan for Alabama Power. Commission President Twinkle Cavanaugh forecast the change would result in annual savings for consumers of $30 to $110.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:33:59 +0000 The Associated Press 37860 at http://apr.org Despite PSC Vote, Ala. Power Rates To Remain Flat PSC Backs New Rate Plan For Alabama Power http://apr.org/post/psc-backs-new-rate-plan-alabama-power <p>Alabama's utility regulatory board has approved a new rate plan for Alabama Power Co., but commissioners disagree on how it will affect customers.</p><p>The state Public Service Commission voted 2-1 Tuesday to base Alabama Power's rates on weighted cost of equity, rather than return on equity, which has been used for the last 31 years.</p><p>PSC President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh says customers should see annual savings between $30 and $110, depending on their usage. Commissioner Jeremy Oden says residential customers and small businesses should save between $30 and $45 a year.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:16:26 +0000 The Associated Press 35984 at http://apr.org PSC Backs New Rate Plan For Alabama Power Prayer Gets More Attention Than Alabama Rate Case http://apr.org/post/prayer-gets-more-attention-alabama-rate-case <P>A prayer that opened a recent meeting of the Alabama Public Service Commission has ended up getting more attention than the purpose of the day-long meeting, which was to review Alabama Power's rates.</P> <P>The opening prayer by Prattville Tea Party leader John Delvin Jordan mentioned prayer in schools, same-sex marriage and other hot-button issues.</P> <P>PSC President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, who invited Jordan to pray, says she stands behind him. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:09:25 +0000 The Associated Press 35332 at http://apr.org Prayer Gets More Attention Than Alabama Rate Case Alabama Power Defends Electric Rates To PSC http://apr.org/post/alabama-power-defends-electric-rates-psc <P>Alabama Power is defending its rate structure before the state's utility regulatory board.</P> <P>Officials of Alabama Power told the Public Service Commission on Wednesday that its rates are below the national average. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:11:31 +0000 The Associated Press 34323 at http://apr.org Alabama Power Defends Electric Rates To PSC Groups Recommending Changes In Alabama Power Rates http://apr.org/post/groups-recommending-changes-alabama-power-rates <p>Some groups will call for rate changes for Alabama Power Co. when the state's utility regulatory board wraps up hearings Wednesday on the state's largest electric utility.</p><p>AARP and Alabama Arise have filed position papers saying the current rate structure is too favorable to the company. Alabama Power says the rate structure is fair and reasonable, and it allows the company to provide a reliable product despite residential demand that is higher than the national average.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:09:49 +0000 The Associated Press 34260 at http://apr.org Groups Recommending Changes In Alabama Power Rates PSC Begins Review of Alabama Power Rates http://apr.org/post/psc-begins-review-alabama-power-rates <p>The state Public Service Commission is starting a review of Alabama Power Co. rates.<br><br>The commission holds the first of a series of meetings Wednesday in Montgomery. The commission announced it will have a company overview and discuss the fundamentals of the rate structure on the opening day.<br><br>&nbsp;The commission recently wrapped up a similar review of Mobile Gas rates. The commission plans to make a decision about the company's natural gas rates on June 6.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 11:31:49 +0000 The Associated Press 29961 at http://apr.org PSC Begins Review of Alabama Power Rates