Legal

OPC engages in a variety of legal activities on behalf of District utility ratepayers. Our Major cases section provides the latest information on current Natural Gas, Electric and Local telephone rate and service matters.

Rulemaking Proceedings allow consumers to take a deeper dive into OPC’s activities at the Federal Level before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Federal Communications Commission.  

OPC’s Investigations section details how the Office promotes oversight and corrective action on behalf of consumers in matters before the Public Service Commission. 

Also in this section you may learn about past cases that lay the Foundation for how utility services are provided in the District and utility facts and statistics from our Market Monitoring unit.

Formal Cases

Review the cases OPC is actively pursuing on behalf of utility ratepayers including the Pepco/Exelon Merger, Washington Gas Rate Case and the Telephone Transition from copper to fiber (optic) service

Investigations

Review the cases OPC is actively pursuing on behalf of utility ratepayers including the Pepco/Exelon Merger, Washington Gas Rate Case and the Telephone Transition from copper to fiber (optic) service

History of Regulation

Learn about the cases that change how DC utilities are regulated today

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  • Legislation & Policy

    Learn how OPC works to develop legislation to protect the interests of utility ratepayers.