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

June 21, 2023

The state’s 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 Tuesday to show BGE’s rate hikes, People’s Counsel David S. Lapp, whose office is charged with advocating for utility customers, said 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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