News from the Associated Pressas reported by the Asheville Citizen-Times
Duke Energy has told North Carolina utility regulators that it will ask for another rate increase soon.
Duke Energy late last week filed notice with the North Carolina Utilities Commission that it will file for another rate increase early next month.
The request comes less than a year after regulators approved a 7 percent increase for Duke.
Duke representatives have said for months the company plans to apply for an increase to pay for maintenance and upgrades to its systems. ...
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