Posted by Trina Edwards - email
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Duke Energy is asking state regulators in Ohio if they can raise customer rates in order to recover from a windstorm in September 2008.
The energy company wants to raise rates 71 cents a month.
The storm that left around 800,000 Duke Energy customers without power reportedly cost the company $31 million. The windstorm occurred when the remnants of Hurricane Ike struck the Tri-State, causing wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour.
Copyright 2010 WXIX-TV and Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.