Under deal, here's how much rates would go up for 168,000 Kentucky Power customers

By Bill Estep

bestep@herald-leader.com

November 24, 2017 12:47 PM

UPDATED November 25, 2017 04:35 PM

A utility with 168,000 electricity customers in Eastern Kentucky has worked out a deal to reduce the size of its request for a rate increase.

Under the proposed deal, rates for residential customers of Kentucky Power would go up about 9 percent.

The increase would have been 16 percent under the utility’s original rate request from June, Kentucky Power said in a news release.

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Posted: November 27, 2017