Concerned About the Duke Energy Progress Electric Rate Increase?


Sign our petition today to urge the South Carolina Public Service Commission to tell Duke Energy Progress “No Rate Hike!”


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Petition Against the Duke Energy Progress Rate Increase

Dear Commissioners,

As a Duke Energy Progress electric customer, I encourage you to closely examine the Duke Energy Progress electric rate proposal (2018-318-e) when it comes before you. Specifically, I am concerned that:

The Duke Energy Progress revised proposal is to increase the basic facilities charge, a fixed cost, from $9.08 to $29. This would make this mandatory fee one of the highest in the country and much higher than the other investor-owned utility in South Carolina, which recently lowered its fixed cost.

The increase in this mandatory fee takes away customer control over my energy bill robs me of the full benefit of energy conservation efforts. It is important that you protect older consumers who may live on a fixed income.

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]