Maine Public Utilities Commission hearing Thursday

8 years ago

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine The Maine Public Utilities Commission will hold a public witness hearing Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 to hear from members of the public on the Emera Maine proposed increase in distribution rates of 9.89 percent.

The hearing will take place at the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Folsom Hall Room 105 and will begin at 6 p.m.

Any member of the public may participate by providing sworn testimony or may present argument without being sworn; however, only sworn testimony becomes evidence in the case. The transcript will be publicly available.

On July 14, 2016, Emera filed a revised proposal requesting a 9.89 percent increase in distribution rates. The company recently announced a decrease in standard offer supply rates.

The commission currently expects to issue a decision in late fall.