AARP 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 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