Public Service Commission approves Mountaineer Gas rate increase

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – Mountaineer Gas customers will see a rate increase in 2024.

On Wednesday, state regulators approved Mountaineer Gas Company’s proposal to invest $67 million in construction upgrades and improvements in 2024. 

The Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval allows Mountaineer Gas to raise rates by $9.6 million, or slightly less than requested in the July 31 filing.

The new rates are effective January 1, 2024.

The average monthly user will see a 1.96% rate increase or $1.93 more monthly.  

Commercial users will pay $5.26 more per month. 

The agreement was negotiated between the company, the commission legal staff, and the Consumer Advocate Division of the PSC. 

For more information about this case, visit the commission website at

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