December 2, 2010
Photo by J.D. Sumner
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MEAG, WG&L's electricity provider is planning on raising their fee by $7 million next year.
Facing the second multi-million dollar spike from the provider of its electricity in two years, WG&L officials said during their meeting Thursday that residential and consumer electric rates could jump by at least 10 percent to help offset the unexpected costs.
The FY2012 budget includes a 2 percent cost of living increase, and vehicle and equipment purchases.J.D. Sumner, government writer
An increase in fees charged to Albany's utilities provider will likely mean a rate increase some time this year.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
The Albany Water, Gas & Light Commission will see their MEAG fees jump to by $8 million come January, officials say.
Power was restored within 45 minutes, WG&L officials say.