Home / Environment / Progress Energy wants rate increase for proposed nuclear power plants

Progress Energy wants rate increase for proposed nuclear power plants

By

Progress Energy Florida may receive approval to increase rates for next year’s billing cycle. The increases will be a part of the utility’s “cost-recovery” measures, which is a fee placed on top of customer’s bills to pre-emptively fund their proposed nuclear power plants in Levy county. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on why Progress Energy wants to increase this charge, and how this action is drawing some fire.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Chip Skambis

Check Also

14675770684_afc8f9e171_k-1

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Says It Would Not Support Conservation Tax

The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce recently voted not to support the Wild Spaces Public Places tax referendum on November's ballot.