Notice is hereby given that Black Diamond Power Company had filed with the Public Service Commission of West Virginia, a tariff containing increased rates, tolls and charges for furnishing electric service to approximately 4,300 customers in the Counties of Clay, Kanawha, Raleigh and Wyoming, WV.
The proposed increased rates and charges will become effective March 5, 2015 unless otherwise ordered by the Public Service Commission and will produce approximately $1,112,899 annually in additional revenue, and increase of 14.47%. The average monthly bill for the various classes of customers will be changed as follows:
($) Increase % Increase Usage KWH Usage KW
Residential Sophia Div. $19.11 17.05% 962.71
Residential Clay Div. $15.56 17.03% 783.42
Residential Mullens Div. $18.12 16.56% 912.25
Med. Commercial Sophia $62.22 17.25% 3131.87 10.85
Med. Commercial Clay $63.38 17.37% 3189.99 14.34
Med. Commercial Mullins $35.87 16.84% 1805.37 9.52
Large Commercial* $Note Note%
Street Lighting Sophia 7000L $1.49 11.23% 75
Street Lighting Clay $1.49 13.15% 75
Street Lighting Mullens 7000L $1.49 11.03% 75
Street Lighting Sophia 21000L $3.48 16.04% 175
Street Lighting Clay 21000L $3.48 17.14% 175
Street Lighting Mullins 21000L $3.48 15.65% 175
Outdoor Lighting Sophia 7000L $1.40 10.47% 75
Outdoor Lighting Clay 7000L $1.40 12.38% 75
Outdoor Lighting Mullins 7000L $1.40 10.12% 75
Outdoor Lighting Sophia 210000L $3.26 14.86% 175
Outdoor Lighting Clay 21000L $3.26 15.87% 175
Outdoor Lighting Mullins 21000 $3.26 14.16% 175
*Note: There were no customers in the Large Commercial class during or at the end of last year.
The increases shown are based on averages of all customers in the indicated class. Individual customers may receive increases that are greater or less than average. Furthermore, the requested rates and charges are only a proposal and are subject to change (increases or decreases) by the Public Service commission in its review of this filing. Any increase in rates and charges will not become effective until authorized and approved by the Public Service Committee. (If a hearing is scheduled, notice will be given of the time and place of hearing.)
Anyone desiring to protest or intervene should file a written protest or petition to intervene prior to March 5, 2015, unless otherwise modified by Commission order. Failure to timely protest or intervene can affect your rights to protect any rate increases and to participate in future proceedings. All protests or requests to intervene should briefly state the reason for the protest or intervention. Requests to intervene must comply with the Commission’s rules on intervention. All protests and interventions should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission of West Virginia, PO Box 812, Charleston, WV 25323.
A complete copy of this tariff, as well as a representative of the Company to provide any information requested concerning it, is available to all customers, prospective customers, or their agents at any of the following office of the Company: 100 Capitol St., 709 Security Building, Charleston, WV 25301; 162 Main Street Clay, WV 25043; 301 Howard Ave., Mullins, WV 25882; 101 Main Street, Sophia, WV 25921.
A copy of this tariff is also available for public inspection at the office of the Executive Secretary of the Public Service Commission at 201 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV.