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Monday, November 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building
430 North Salisbury, Raleigh, NC


The Commission will hold three hearings, back to back, on whether to approve three separate requests from Dominion Energy North Carolina (Dominion), for electricity price changes. Dominion filed the requests in August of 2017. By law, Dominion can request price changes once a year for the following kinds of costs:

The chart below shows the monthly impact for residential customers of the three price changes that Dominion seeks. To see all of the documents for one of the proceedings, including details of each Dominion proposal, click on the docket number in the chart below.

Cost-Adjustment Type Hearing Time Proposed Rate Change for Residential Customers Proposed Effective Date for the Price Change

Fuel and Fuel-Related Costs
(Docket E-22 Sub 546)

1:30 p.m.

A residential monthly bill of 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) would increase by $3.60 per month

January 1, 2018

Programs that save energy or shift the timing of energy use
(Docket E-22 Sub 545)

Immediately After Fuel Cost Hearing

A residential monthly bill of 1,000 kWh would  increase by $0.58 per month

January 1, 2018

Renewable Energy
(Docket E-22 Sub 544)

Immediately After Energy Conservation Cost Hearing

The residential per-account charge for renewable energy would be $0.49 per month, a $0.39 decrease from current monthly charges

January 1, 2018

The public hearings on these three price change requests will begin at 1:30 p.m. on November 6, 2017, and proceed one after the other until concluded. Public witness testimony will be heard near the beginning of each proceeding. (For information on providing such testimony, click here.) After public witnesses are heard, the Commission will conduct an expert witness hearing, including formal testimony from Dominion’s expert witnesses, and any testimony filed by intervening parties. The Commission will begin with the fuel cost proceeding at 1:30 p.m.  The exact timing of the hearings for the second and third proceedings cannot be predicted.

The Public Staff-North Carolina Utilities Commission will represent the using and consuming public during these hearings. If you’d like to ask them a question, send them an email here.

To file a comment with the Commission about one of Dominion’s price change requests, send us an email here. Be sure to state in the subject line which of the three proceedings you are referencing.

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