Alaska Power Company Customers Will See 11 Percent Rate Hike

Thousands of rural Alaskans will see their power bills go up after the first of the year. That’s because the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, or RCA, approved an 11 percent rate increase last week for Alaska Power Company customers.

That’s lower than the hike the company asked for. But it’s still more than many residents in Southeast and the Interior say they can afford.

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