Alabama power rates

Alabama Power Rates
3:55 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Alabama PSC Keeps Alabama Power Rate Plan

The state's utility regulatory board has refused to reconsider its new rate structure for Alabama Power Co.
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The state's utility regulatory board has refused to reconsider its new rate structure for Alabama Power Co.

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's decision in August to approve the rate structure. The PSC's top attorney recommended rejecting AARP's request and said the organization for older Americans had not presented any new issues.

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Alabama Power Rates
5:06 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Alabama Power Urges PSC To Reject AARP Rehearing

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Alabama Power Co. is urging the state's utility regulatory board to reject a request by AARP to reconsider the new rate plan for the state's largest electric utility.

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Alabama Power Rates
3:33 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Despite PSC Vote, Ala. Power Rates To Remain Flat

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.
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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.

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.

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Alabama Power Rates
4:16 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

PSC Backs New Rate Plan For Alabama Power

PSC President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh says under the newly approved rate plan customers should see annual savings between $30 and $110, depending on their usage.
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Alabama's utility regulatory board has approved a new rate plan for Alabama Power Co., but commissioners disagree on how it will affect customers.

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.

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.

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Government Prayer
5:09 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Prayer Gets More Attention Than Alabama Rate Case

PSC President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh says future PSC meetings will have prayers.
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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.


The opening prayer by Prattville Tea Party leader John Delvin Jordan mentioned prayer in schools, same-sex marriage and other hot-button issues.


PSC President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, who invited Jordan to pray, says she stands behind him. She says future PSC meetings will have prayers.

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Alabama Power Rates
4:11 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Alabama Power Defends Electric Rates To PSC

Alabama Power defended its rate structure before the state's utility regulatory board Wednesday.
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Alabama Power is defending its rate structure before the state's utility regulatory board.


Officials of Alabama Power told the Public Service Commission on Wednesday that its rates are below the national average. Officials said the total annual electric bill for the average Alabama home is above the national average because of hot, humid summers and because Alabamians tend to use more electricity and less of other energy sources, such as natural gas and fuel oil, than other Americans.

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Alabama Power Rates
5:09 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Groups Recommending Changes In Alabama Power Rates

Some groups will call for rate changes for Alabama Power Co. when the state's Public Service Commission wraps up hearings Wednesday on the state's largest utility.
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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.

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.

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Business & Education
6:31 am
Wed May 8, 2013

PSC Begins Review of Alabama Power Rates

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The state Public Service Commission is starting a review of Alabama Power Co. rates.

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.

 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.