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The legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee heard testimony Tuesday about proposed legislation that would compensate ratepayers for almost every day they spent without power this summer following Tropical Storm isaias. The legislation would also change how regulators look at setting rates.

“This bill reflects a lot of the urgent challenges ratepayers have been experiencing over the last few months during this pandemic including opportunities to address the economic dislocation that families and businesses have been experiencing during the pandemic,” Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes said. 

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