How much is too much?

Rocky Mountain Power is pitching historic rate hike: Here’s what it could mean for Wyoming consumers

CASPER — About a dozen people spoke at a Rock Springs meeting earlier this month about a historic rate hike proposal brought by Rocky Mountain Power — Wyoming’s largest electricity provider. Though more than 70% of Rocky Mountain Power’s customer base consists of industrial users, most of the people who spoke at the public hearing were typical residential customers and community members who fear the impact these cost increases could have on their lives.

Rock Springs Mayor Max Nicholson said the rate increases could threaten lives; those who can’t afford to pay their electricity bills would be...


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