History of Regulation

Over the past century in the United States, the business and regulatory model for electric and natural gas companies has stayed relatively constant-centralized power plants, high voltage transmission lines/pipeline systems,…
In an effort to prevent District ratepayers and consumers from being saddled with costly energy supply agreements that provide no tangible benefits for district consumers, OPC successfully fought Mirant’s efforts…
Prior to 2001, the Commission regulated electric generation and distribution services allowing Pepco to receive its costs plus a reasonable rate of return on such services, as determined by the…
December 1999 was a pivotal year in the history of electric restructuring in the District. In Formal Case No. 945, the Commission approved a non-unanimous settlement agreement that allowed the…
In 1995, Washington Gas Light Company (“WGL”) filed the first of several proposals with the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (“Commission”) requesting permission to change the way…