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PSC denies request by Atmos Energy to increase rates, but fixed customer charge will rise

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase rates, leaving the total base rate portion of the monthly bill essentially unchanged for residential customers. But, in an order issued Tuesday, the PSC restructured the monthly bill, increasing the fixed customer charge while reducing the usage-dependent charge for delivery of each 1,000 cubic feet (Mcf)...

Kentucky residents to see lower prices for natural gas at start of heating season

Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-19 heating season than they did a year ago, according to the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Natural gas prices have fallen, on average, about 13 percent from this time last year, and are now about 64 percent below their level 10 years ago. When base rates – which include monthly customer...