Black Hills Energy, Arkansas Oklahoma Gas, and CenterPoint Energy told the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) on October 31 that natural gas rate changes (Docket Nos. 07-045-U, 07-046-U, and 09-107-U, respectively) would take effect the next day and would end March 31, according to a report in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Entergy Arkansas and the four parties to its request to increase 2017 electric rates have reached a settlement (Docket No. AR: 16-036-FR) on an uptick of $54.4 million. The utility – the largest in the state, with 705,000 customers in 63 counties – originally had filed for a rate hike of $67.7 million with the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC), according to an October 26 report in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.