Initial Filing Date: 6/2/2022
Summary: 15% Residential, 11.2% Small Commercial, 9.8% Secondary General, 9% Primary General
Effective Date: 6/1/2023
On June 2, 2022, Cheyenne Light and Power Company, dba Black Hills Energy Cheyenne Light requested authority to increase its retail electric service rates in Wyoming by $15,366,026 annually to be effective on or after March 1, 2023. Cheyenne Light is seeking a 10.3% return on common equity and a 5.06% cost of long-term debt, equating to a 7.89% overall return on rate base. As proposed, the average residential customer using about 600 kWh of electricity each month could see a rate increase of about 15%, with small commercial customers seeing an increase of about 11%.