On December 16, 2011, Pepco filed an application for approval by the
On May 31, 2012, Montgomery County filed its Initial Brief in this matter that recommended several cost disallowances involving tree trimming/vegetation management, reliability capital expenditures and O&M expenses, storm costs, and regulatory costs from the recent reliability case (Case 9240).
The PSC became concerned that Pepco's BSA which "decouples" the link between electricity use and utility revenues may be allowing Pepco to recover revenues lost during extended outages and thus may have inadvertently eliminated the incentive to restore service quickly by authorizing the recovery of revenues foregone during extended outages. Montgomery County commented in this proceeding to prevent the collection of lost utility revenue related to reduced electricity sales during Major Storms. As a result of this case Pepco can no longer be made whole through customer reimbursement for revenue lost because of major storm outages that affect at least 10% of Pepco's customers being without power for more than 24 hours.
PEPCO filed an application for an increase in its retail rates for the distribution of electricity. The proposed rates would produce additional annual revenues of $14,145,000 effective January 30, 2010. OCP's comments at an Administrative Meeting of the
In a decision issued on August 6, 2010, the