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PSC to hear public comment on proposed Atmos Energy rate increase Feb. 22 in Owensboro

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on an increase in natural gas base rates proposed by Atmos Energy Corp. Details of the meeting are as follows: Thursday, February 22, 5:30 p.m., CST Fiscal Court Room Daviess County Court House (Use St. Ann Street entracne) 212 St. Ann Street, Owensboro The public comment period...

PSC orders for-profit utilities to track federal tax savings in effort to pass savings on to consumers

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has ordered for-profit utilities to track their savings under lower corporate tax rates that took effect yesterday, paving the way for those savings to be passed on to customers in the form of lower electric, gas or water rates. In two orders issued Dec. 27 the PSC noted that investor-owned utilities recover their federal tax expenses from ratepayers. Under...