The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold a public comment hearing regarding the settlement in the Arizona Public Service Company (APS) rate case. The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold a series of Public Comment Meetings regarding the settlement in the Arizona Public Service Company (APS) rate case. The agreement includes a rate hike of $6 per month for the average customer instead of the $11 it was originally seeking.
APS filed its rate case in June. Thirty of the forty parties, including Corporation Commission Staff and the Residential Utility Consumer Office (RUCO) agreed to the settlement terms. The agreement still requires a vote by the Commissioners. A vote will take place after public comment hearings and hearings before an Administrative Law Judge allowing stakeholders and interveners to weigh in on the settlement terms.