Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. (DESC) filed an application on March 31, 2023 to increase its natural gas rates by approximately 6.22% with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC). The average residential consumer's monthly natural gas bill would increase by $3.95 per month, if approved. The case is scheduled to be considered by the PSC in August 2023 with new rates effective in October 2023.
About Dominion Energy South Carolina's Rate Increase Request
• If approved, the average residential consumer's monthly natural gas bill would increase by $3.95 (~6.22%) per month.
• The average commercial customer's (Rate 31) monthly natural gas bill would increase by ~6.22% per month.
• Commercial customers under Rate 33 and industrial customers would see no change.
Consumers can fill out a Letter of Protest on the PSC’s website or attend public hearings and testify to participate in the case and voice their concerns. The PSC website has more information on how consumers can sign up to speak at these public hearings. More information on this rate increase request can be found on our Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. (DESC) Request for Rate Increase page.
Docket No. 2023-70-G