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Tag: Xcel

Prepare for higher heating costs this winter

Brace yourselves for higher heating bills this winter, Wisconsin. Wisconsin utilities and the Energy Information Administration are warning of higher heating costs this winter given natural gas prices that are twice what they were a year ago. Depending on how severe the winter is, households could pay hundreds of dollars more this winter compared with …

MG&E Settlement: Clear Wins for Customers Include $4 Drop in Fixed Fee, $2 Million in Savings

MADISON – The Citizens Utility Board announced significant wins for Madison Gas & Electric’s residential and small business customers in a rate settlement filed with the Public Service Commission. Among the wins: $2 MILLION PER YEAR IN SAVINGS: The size of the overall increase customers would face is $2 million per year below what MGE …

March 1, 2019: Consumers Asked to Weigh in to Keep Natural Gas Meters Safe

A pair of Wisconsin utilities are proposing changes that would permit fewer inspections of natural gas meters to ensure they are working properly and safely.  The Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin is encouraging customers to submit public comments by noon Monday, March 4 about the proposals, filed by Xcel Energy Corp.’s Northern States Power Co. and Alliant Energy …

December 7, 2017: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees

For Immediate Release:   December 7, 2017 More Information:             Tom Content, 608-251-3322 x. 12, 414-550-4712 (cell) CUB: Xcel Energy customers face higher fixed fees, PSC misses opportunity to rein in monopoly profits MADISON, Wis. — Xcel Energy customers will see higher utility costs, including an electric rate hike for the ninth straight year, in …

December 8, 2011: CUB Helped Save Xcel Customers More Than $3.5 Million

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2011 CUB Helped Save Xcel Customers More Than $3.5 Million MADISON – The Public Service Commission today approved new electric and natural gas rates for Xcel Energy, which will take effect on January 1, 2012.  The Citizens Utility Board participated in the case, and made suggestions that reduced the rate …