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FPU announces December’s electric rate changes

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:45 am

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) electric customers will see higher December bills as a result of the increases in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) winter season energy rate and the total monthly fuel cost.

For the average residential electric bill of 1,330 kilowatts (kWh), the total increase is $2.77.

In November, the average residential electric bill for 1,330 kWh was $141.97. In December, the same electric use will cost $144.74.

“December marks the beginning of TVA’s scheduled winter-months rate, and the rate is in effect through the end of March,” said FPU’s CEO and General Manager Britt Dye.

“The total monthly fuel cost amount changes each month. December’s fuel cost amount is about 10 percent lower than TVA’s three-year average for the month, largely due to lower purchased power rates and higher-than-expected hydro generation.”

For a complete listing of FPU’s electric rates, visit www.fpu-tn.com, and click on the rates section. To help consumers with their energy costs, FPU offers a budget billing plan to average monthly electric and natural gas bills.

Please call FPU’s Customer Service Department at 931-433-1522 for more information about budget billing.