July 13, 2013
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Appalachian Power says it's not seeking to increase what the utility charges Virginia customers to recover its fuel costs.
The company says it filed a request with the State Corporation Commission on Friday to leave the fuel rate the same.
Virginia law allows power companies to bill its customers for the cost of coal and other fuel used to generate electricity and the power the utility company buys.
Appalachian Power is proposing to keep the rate that's been in place since June 2012 at less than three cents per kilowatt-hour. The proposal is subject to approval of state regulators.
Appalachian Power serves about 500,000 customers in Virginia.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to email@example.com.
powered by Disqus