By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Utility Commission approved rate hikes for both Duquesne Light and Columbia Gas.READ MORE: As Winter Storm System Moves In, Pittsburghers Pack Grocery Stores For Last-Minute Items
But it’s less than the companies originally requested.
Columbia Gas wanted to up it nearly 14.5%.READ MORE: 1 Shot In Downtown Pittsburgh
But now Columbia can only raise average monthly bills by about 8.25%.
Meanwhile, Duquesne Light is raising its rate for the first time since 2018.MORE NEWS: Seven Springs Opens Faster, High-Capacity Chairlift
The company says customers will see an average monthly increase of around $4 a month.