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News

11/25/2020

Rate increase approved for Puget Sound Pilots

OLYMPIA, Wash. –  State regulators approved a 4% rate increase for the maritime pilots who help ships move in and out of difficult-to-navigate Puget Sound waters.

The Utilities and Transportation Commission approved a total revenue… Read more

Topic(s): Transportation
11/24/2020

Docket Number: UE-200893

Puget Sound Energy electric rates going up Dec. 1

Olympia, Wash. - Today state regulators allowed a slight rate increase to go into effect on Dec. 1 for Puget Sound Energy’s electric customers.

An average residential customer using 900 kWh per… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy
11/20/2020

Docket number: UG-200568

Editor’s note: This news release reflects the position of energy staff of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) and NOT the views of the three-member commission. It discusses staff testimony that the commissioners have not yet reviewed. Any… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy
10/29/2020

Docket Numbers: UG-200799, UG-170094, UG-200649, UG-200794, UG-200795, UG-200796, UG-200837, UG-200832, UG-200840, UG-200807, UG-200493, UG-200800, UG-200802, UG-200806, UG-200717

Rate changes for Washington natural gas customers start Nov. 1
Covid-19 pandemic increases natural gas… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy
10/15/2020

Docket number: UE-190529, UG-190530

New Puget Sound Energy electric rates effective today
Customers see slight rate increase

OLYMPIA, Wash. – New rates for Puget Sound Energy’s electric customers will go into effect today.

PSE’s average residential electric customer using… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General
10/06/2020

Docket Number: U-200281

State regulators extend protections for energy customers affected by COVID-19
Continues moratorium on disconnections and late fees until April 2021

 
Olympia, Wash. - Today, state regulators approved protections for electric and natural gas utility… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General
10/05/2020

Docket Number: UE-200115

Editor’s note: This news release reflects the position of energy staff of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) and NOT the views of the three-member commission. It discusses staff testimony that the commissioners have not yet reviewed. Any… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy, General
09/30/2020

Docket Number: U-200281

MEDIA ADVISORY
UTC to host virtual public meeting on COVID-19 utility response

Olympia, Wash. - The Utilities and Transportation Commission announced a virtual public meeting to review proposed utility guidelines for customer assistance during the… Read more

Topic(s): Consumer, Energy