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People’s Counsel: Baltimore Gas & Electric’s ‘explosive’ proposed multiyear rate hike dodges accountability

June 22, 2023
High voltage electrical grid pylons crossing the St. Lawrence River

The state’s utility ratepayer advocate criticized Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.’s proposal to raise delivery rates over the next three years as incentive for the utility to “shoot for the moon with massive spending proposals.” Releasing a consumer guide to show the effect of BGE’s rate hikes, People’s Counsel David S. Lapp, whose office is charged with advocating for utility customers, said Tuesday that the proposed increases averaging 5% over the next three years allows for “little accountability” as to how the company spends funds from raising rates.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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