Many Nebraskans could be paying more on their electric bill next year if the NPPD board approves a rate increase.
Nebraska Public Power District board will vote in November on whether or not to pass a roughly four percent increase to cover increased expenses. The proposed change would not go into effect until January.
spokesman Mark Becker says customers who use 1,000 kilowatt-hours per
month would see around a $9 increase in their monthly bills. The average
Nebraska home uses about 1,200 kilowatt-hours per month.
of rate increase customers would see depends on what they use
electricity for. Residential customers could see rate hikes as high as 6
percent while irrigation and lighting users could see smaller