Published in Columbia Star

February 19, 2010

Frank Knapp Jr., president of The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, has filed as an individual to intervene in SCE&G’s proposed 9.5% rate hike. Knapp has intervened to oppose SCE&G’ rate increases numerous times since he co-founded the Small Business Chamber in 2000.

In the SCE&G electric and gas rate hearings he has appeared, the South Carolina Public Service Commission has reduced the requested rate hikes sometimes by up to 50 percent. As a result, business and residential consumers have been saved over $172 million in utility bills.

Original article: http://www.thecolumbiastar.com/news/2010-02-19/Business/SCEG_rate_hike_opposed.html?print=1

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