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National Grid’s proposed rate hikes up for approval this month

WARWICK – National Grid Rhode Island has until Friday to defend its three-year rate plan that would slightly raise most of the state’s electric...
WINTER ALL YEAR LONG: State utility regulators approved a request by National Grid to raise electric rates again this winter, but will spread out the increases over a one-year period to lessen the monthly impact on ratepayers' bills. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

National Grid files for winter rate hikes

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders could again be paying more for electricity this winter.In filings this week with the R.I. Public Utilities Commission, National Grid, the...
A NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND van at Cranston and Bridgham streets in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

National Grid reduces rate hike proposal by $26M

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island has proposed to reduce a rate hike it seeks from gas and electricity customers by about $26 million...
A NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND van at Cranston and Bridgham streets in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

National Grid asked to recalculate $71M rate hike after tax reform

PROVIDENCE – In wake of the new federal tax law, state regulators are asking National Grid Rhode Island to recalculate a proposed rate increase...
A RENDERING OF the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC

Who’s paying for Invenergy power plant?

A lawsuit filed this month by Invenergy Thermal Development LLC against National Grid Rhode Island and ISO New England is raising new questions for...
SPARK A REACTION? National Grid Rhode Island President Timothy F. Horan believes that the gas and electricity utility's rate hike request is justified by increased operating costs as well as its efforts to upgrade the distribution network for both its energy commodities. Do you? / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Where do you stand on the National Grid rate hike request?

National Grid Rhode Island has filed for the ability to add $71.6 million to its “base distribution rates” for both electricity and natural gas...

NatGrid rate plan criticized by state officials

National Grid Rhode Island’s Nov. 27 proposal to charge customers an additional $71.6 million each year evoked sharp criticism from state leaders.The complaint –...

National Grid seeks an additional $71M from customers

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island is seeking an additional $71.6 million from electricity and gas customers each year to help offset increased business...
RHODE ISLAND's top energy officials released a report that if executed could radically change how Rhode Islanders consume and pay for electricity. / COURTESY OF STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. energy officials call for power sector reform

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island’s top energy officials released a report on Wednesday recommending the state transform how it regulates the power sector.The plan, if...
LT. GOV. Daniel J. McKee has filed a motion to block a proposed rate hike by National Grid PLC. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE LT. GOV.

McKee calls National Grid rate hike ‘unacceptable’

WARWICK – Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee has filed a motion to block a proposed rate hike that would increase monthly electricity costs for...
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