Public hearings

When: 10:30 a.m. Monday (formal hearing); 6 p.m. Monday (night hearing for Midlands residents); 10 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday (formal hearings, if necessary).

Where: Public Service Commission of South Carolina, 101 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100, Columbia

Telephone: 803-896-5100

Decision by: July 15

Latest proposed hike

July 2010 2.5 percent

July 2011 1.2 percent

July 2012 1.18 percent

Total 4.88 percent

Cost to 1,000-kilowatt household customer by July 2012: $5.79/month or $69.48/year

More information

To view SCE&G's rate hike request online, go to Click on DMS-Docket Management System and then Dockets Search. Type in docket number 2009-489-E. The application was filed Jan. 15. For help on SCE&G bills, call 1-800-251-7234.