APCo seeks rate increase in Va. - How much would your bill rise? - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

APCo seeks rate increase in Va. - How much would your bill rise?

Posted:
  • More Local NewsMore Local NewsMore>>

  • Severe Weather Threatens the Two Virginias

    Severe Weather Threatens the Two Virginias

    (WVVA)- A low pressure system will be passing us to our north on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for dangerous weather.This weather scenario is very complex, and it looks like we could be...More >>
    (WVVA)- A low pressure system will be passing us to our north on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for dangerous weather.This weather scenario is very complex, and it looks like we could be...More >>
  • Picnic with the Saints sold out

    Picnic with the Saints sold out

    White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. (WVVA) -A special picnic in White Sulphur Springs with the NFL team New Orleans Saints has sold out. The event is scheduled for tomorrow at the Greenbrier Resort. More >>
    White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. (WVVA) -A special picnic in White Sulphur Springs with the NFL team New Orleans Saints has sold out. The event is scheduled for tomorrow at the Greenbrier Resort. More >>

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Appalachian Power Co. is asking state regulators to approve two separate requests related to transmission line costs and infrastructure improvements.

One of the two requests before the Virginia State Corporation Commission could increase an average residential customer's monthly bill by nearly $4 beginning in May.

The Roanoke Times reports that the other would allow the company to make improvements to an existing transmission line.

Appalachian Power has about 500,000 customers in Virginia. It says the current bill for an average residential customer consuming 1,000 kilowatt hours per month is $111.01.

Regulators have scheduled a public hearing on Feb. 13 in Richmond on the transmission rate increase request. A public hearing on the transmission line improvements filing has not yet been scheduled.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.