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PSC Sets Public Hearing Date in Piedmont Natural Gas Docket

Fri, 07/08/2022

The Public Service Commission has established a public hearing in Docket No. 2022-89-G, related to Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc.’s filing for adjustment of its rates.

Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is requesting a rate increase and changes to certain terms and conditions of its gas service, with the company stating that the average monthly bill impact of its proposed rate increase is 6.2% for residential customers and 1.7% for commercial customers. If you have an opinion on this proposal, the Public Service Commission wants to hear from you at their public hearing on Monday, July 25th.

The public hearing will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 25th. If needed, the hearing will continue on Wednesday, July 27th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Those interested in testifying must do so by preregistering before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022. To preregister, you can do one of the following:

  • Fill out the survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LKB6XPY
  • Email communications@psc.sc.gov with your name, your telephone number, your physical address, and whether you intend to testify virtually or in person
  • Call 803.896.5133 and provide the same information (your name, your telephone number, your physical address, and whether you intend to testify virtually or in person)

For more information, please contact the Commission at 803.896.5100 or at contact@psc.sc.gov. You can also consult the notice posted at this link for further details including other methods of participating in the docket as a ratepayer and contact information for the parties and consumer advocates.