Testimony wrapped up Wednesday at the Public Service Commission about Georgia Power’s request to raise rates. Georgia Power wants approval to charge customers another 1.2-billion dollars over three years. That breaks down to a $10.88 spike to the average customer’s bill each month.
The Public Service Commission heard testimony Monday morning from several groups opposed to Georgia Power's billion dollar rate hike request. The PSC's advocacy staff also says the amount is too high. In pre-filed testimony, the PSC staff says Georgia Power should get less than half of what it's asking for.