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12:28 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Delaware Electric Cooperative to Raise Rates

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GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) - The Delaware Electric Cooperative is increasing supply rates for the first time in six years.

WXDE-FM reports that the co-op's board voted unanimously to approve the increase on Wednesday night. The co-op serves 84,000 customers in Kent and Sussex counties.

The increase raises supply charges on customer bills from 1.56 cents per kilowatt hour to 2.4 cents per kwh. The increase in summer rates means an extra $8.40 on the monthly bill of a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month.

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8:47 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Artesian Seeks Rate Hike in Delaware

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LEWES, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Public Service Commission is accepting public comment on a rate hike request by Artesian Wastewater Management.

The commission's meeting Monday night in Lewes involves Artesian's request to increase the flat charge for residential wastewater service from $75 per month to $98 per month. Artesian wants permission to collect an additional $342,608 in annual wastewater revenues.

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