Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Rate Increase for Appalachian Power
Appalachian Power filed a request with the Virginia State Corporation Commission to increase the fuel factor component of rates to reflect the higher cost of fuel. The fuel factor is aimed at dollar-for-dollar recovery for the cost Appalachian Power pays for fuel like coal or other purchased power which includes wind generation purchases. They claim there is no profit in the fuel factor that they are only addressing the growing imbalance between what the power company pays for fuel and what they collect from customers. The proposal would increase overall rates about 9 percent while residential rates would increase about 7 percent. Some higher-usage industrial customers could see larger increases depending on usage. Company officials say they donít expect any more rate changes this year. (bg)

Friday, November 28, 2014

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  • Kingsport BMA to Consider $384K Purchase Order for Sixth-Graders' Laptops
  • Barber Launches Christmas "Shoe Box" Drive
  • Coal Mine Citations Reported for October
  • Bristol, TN to Consider Mobile Food Vendors Ordinance for Private Properties
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  • Fossil Site Helping Second Harvest Food Bank to Collect Food
  • Tire Slashing Vandal Strikes in Gray
  • Washington County, TN To Hire a Veterans Service Officer
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  • Greene County Man Killed in Crash with Tanker Driven by Piney Flats Man
  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores



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