The Saratoga Sun -

By Joe Elder 

Electric rates rise for Saratoga


The Saratoga Town Council approved a motion to have Town Attorney Tom Thompson review the town’s franchise agreement with Carbon Power and Light, to make sure recent rate changes are in compliance.

The rate changes would increase the town’s light bill from $3,370.30 a month to about $4,044.30 a month, a large increase according to Town Clerk Suzie Cox.

The rate increase will take effect Jan. 1, but it will not be a source of revenue for CP&L.

“It is a pass-on rate increase from Tri-State, it is a pass-on of our wholesale costs,” Chuck Larsen, general manager of CP&L, said in an int...

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