Duke Energy Progress, LLC
Request to Adjust Electric Rates for Changes in Costs for Joint Agency Assets
(Docket No. E-2 Sub 1295)
10:00 a.m., September 14, 2022
(Following the hearings in Docket No. E-2 Subs 1292, 1293, and 1294)
Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh
On June 14, 2022, Duke Energy Progress, LLC (DEP) filed a request to adjust its electric rates due to changes in the cost of acquiring and operating electric generation assets that DEP purchased from the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency, with changes taking effect December 1, 2022. DEP’s request would increase the current Joint Agency Asset Rider costs for residential customers by 0.149 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The increase in the monthly bill for a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours would be $1.49.
The Commission is holding a hearing in this matter on September 14, 2022, following the hearings in Docket No. E-2 Subs 1292, 1293, and 1294. The hearing will be held in Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh. The Commission will begin with the testimony of public witnesses. (Here is information about how to give testimony before the Commission.) Weapons are prohibited at Commission hearings, and everyone entering the building must pass through a metal detector.
DEP customers may also submit written statements via email. Be sure to include the docket number in the subject line. Another option is to mail a statement to the Commission at the address below. In either case, after two or three business days, statements are made part of the official record for the proceeding, and can be viewed on this website via Docket No. E-2 Sub 1295.
Following the testimony of public witnesses the Commission will take testimony from expert witnesses, including personnel from DEP. Members of the public are welcome to observe the testimony.
The Public Staff – North Carolina Utilities Commission is a separate, independent agency that represents the using and consuming public in matters before the Commission, including rate change requests like this one.