The Fairbanks area’s Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is taking public comment on a proposed rate increase. GVEA filed results of a mandated rate study with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) last month. Golden Valley spokeswoman Dianne Porter says the study shows a rate hike is warranted given rising maintenance and materials costs. She says the increase would affect most customer categories.
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
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