The good guys post a few needed wins

Dominion Energy lowers it's rate request

Posted 7/11/21

It’s a great day when the good guys win one and they do it more often than you think.

Here are 2 fine examples:

• A coalition of ratepayer supporters has convinced Dominion Energy to seek a …

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The good guys post a few needed wins

Dominion Energy lowers it's rate request

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It’s a great day when the good guys win one and they do it more often than you think.
Here are 2 fine examples:
• A coalition of ratepayer supporters has convinced Dominion Energy to seek a lower rate hike.
Dominion had wanted $178 million but agreed to $35.6 million. That’s 1.08% more compared to Dominion’s original 7.20% request. The small business rate hike will be 85% lower and residential ratepayers will pay 81% less.
Dominion filed the agreement with the SC Public Service Commission which has taken a harder line than past commissons have. That’s an increase of 1.08% compared to Dominion’s original 7.20% request.
In almost 6 months of negotiations, the SC Office of Regulatory Staff, Department of Consumer Affairs, AARP, Sierra Club, Coastal Conservation League, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and SC Small Business Chamber CEO Frank Knapp convinced Dominion to lower an excessive rate request.
Congratulations to the coalition and to Dominion for reaching a more realistic request.
The PSC should approve this rate as they are expected to.
• The Cayce Public Safety Department released its findings in the death of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik. To their credit,  they did not try to hide a glaring investigative oversight.
In 4 days of searching for the missing child last year, investigators went into her killer’s Churchill Heights home 3 times..
On the 3rd search they found Faye’s DNA in the bag and her body buried in nearby woods.
The case was so traumatic  that 5 officers have resigned.
Policing is a tough job and we should be thankful for those who do it for us every day.
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