Objections to BHE price hike
September 5, 2019
At last Monday’s Moorcroft Council meeting, Black Hills Energy’s proposed rate hike of 25 percent for businesses and 19.74 percent for residents was discussed with the governing body strenuously objecting in behalf of municipal citizens.
Councilman Dale Petersen asked if the price increase is due to a raise in gas prices or transportation; the reason for the hike, though, according to the company, is that the rate changes will streamline service throughout Wyoming and help them recover investments.
Town Attorney Jim Peck advised drafting a letter of objection to the Public Utilities Com...