Duquesne Light

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Duquesne Light was one of the dozens of companies founded by inventor George Westinghouse and for its first 75 years of operation (1870s-1940s) was a subsidiary of the holding company known as the "Philadelphia Company".

In May 2007, Duquesne was acquired by a consortium led by affiliates of the Macquarie Group Limited. The consortium consists of several institutional investors which own all of the common equity of our parent company, DQE Holdings, LLC.

Duquesne Light contract expires September 30, 2023.

  • Duquesne Light Rate Increase

    Duquesne filed for a rate increase with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on Friday August 2, 2013. This increase, if granted by the PUC is for an 11.3% increase in rates or $76.3 million dollars....

  • Duquesne Light Negotiations

    The Union and Duquesne Light have reached an agreement to open Contract Negotiations for 2013. The opening session will occur on Tuesday, July 30th. At this session the Union will present the Company with its contract...

  • PUC Audit's Duguense Light

    HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today released a report on the Focused Management and Operations Audit of Duquesne Light Co. that contained recommendations that could save the company about...