Press Releases

Emile C. Thompson confirmed as new DCPSC Commissioner

Emile C. Thompson was confirmed as the new Commissioner for the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia effective April 7, 2021 for a term ending June 30, 2025.

New Dialing Procedure for Customers with the 202 Area Code

Security systems and safety equipment must be programmed to use 10-digit dialing by October 9, 2021.

DCPSC approves new rules requiring portion of Pepco’s default electric service to come from renewables

DC is first in the Mid-Atlantic region to mandate long-term renewable energy PPA for default service program

DCPSC expands consumer protections for District ratepayers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

Utility discount programs and payment plans are available to help customers avoid service shutoffs

DCPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Limiting Rate Increase in Washington Gas Rate Case

The Settlement Agreement will raise the monthly total distribution bill by $5.25 for average residential heating/cooling customers.