Entergy Asks For Rate Increase


Electric rates for Entergy Arkansas residential customers will rise 3.75 percent next year if approved next month by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

The increase means a residential customer with a $100 monthly bill now would have a bill of $103.75 a month if the change goes into effect on January 2nd.

Entergy is the largest electric utility in the state with about 715,000 customers in 63 counties.

The increase for industrial users will be about 3.72 percent.

Last year, the commission approved a 3.38 percent increase for Entergy. Those rates were charged this year.

Entergy filed a request for new rates with the commission in April under a more streamlined annual filing process that was approved by the Legislature.

The streamlined filing process caps Entergy Arkansas’ rate increases at 4 percent a year.

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