Thousands of Duke Energy Ohio customers will be paying more on
their monthly bills.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved Duke's 2.9%
rate hike for electric distribution on Wednesday, affecting nearly 610,000
The electric hike totals $49 million. A separate case related
to natural gas distribution rates is still pending.
Duke officials say on average, the increase will cost
consumers an extra $3.72 per month.
The hike was introduced to help pay for Duke's rising costs
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