Press Releases & Advisories

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Mayor Bowser is reminding residents that on Saturday, May 1, the District will transition from using a pre-registration system for vaccinations to the use of 11 walk-up,…
Consumer Alert Pepco's Customer Base Rate Credit to Expire This WeekResidential Bills to Go Up February 17, 2021 The Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia is…
Consumer Advisory OPC Encourages Residents to Take Advantage of NEW COVID-19 Rent and Utility Assistance Program While Funds Are Available! April 13, 2021 DC People’s Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye wants consumers…
March 5, 2021 On Thursday March 4th, ten months after OPC filed its petition requesting the DC Public Service Commission investigate ways to help consumers impacted by COVID-19, the PSC…
Press Release December 10, 2020 The Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia has filed an initial brief stating the reasons why the DC Public Service Commission…
Press Release September 25, 2020 PSC Rejects Request to Dismiss Pepco's Application for Huge Rate Hike, A Decision OPC Predicts Will Lead to Negative Impacts for Consumers Already Struggling During…
Press Release August 14, 2020 Washington, DC - In testimony filed today before the DC Public Service Commission (PSC), People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous Frye opposes Washington Gas Light's request for…
Washington, DC --Asserting that Pepco's proposal to increase rates "has been riddled with errors, missteps, and false information from the start," People's Counsel for the District of Columbia Sandra Mattavous-Frye…
Press Release July 15, 2020 Washington, DC -- The Office of the People's Counsel for the District of Columbia today released the "OPC Water Services Division 2019-2020 Progress Report," which…
Consumer fact sheet Myths and the Facts About Pepco’s Request To Implement A Multiyear Rate Plan And Increase Electric Distribution Rates (DC PSC Formal Case No. 1156) June 26, 2020…