NPPD Raising Rates an Average 3.75 Percent

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

More than a million Nebraskans will be paying more for electricity in 2013.

The Nebraska Public Power District board voted Friday to raise its wholesale and retail rates an average 3.75 percent, beginning on Jan. 1.

NPPD says retail residential customers who use 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month will see a $5.50 increase in their monthly bills. The average Nebraska home uses about 1,200 kilowatt-hours per month.

The rate increases vary depending on how customers use the electricity.

NPPD says the rate increases are needed to cover NPPD's rising costs.

The utility delivers power, wholesale or retail, to nearly 1.1 million people in Nebraska.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 178189711 - 1011now.com/a?a=178189711
Gray Television, Inc.