Public hearing Monday on proposal to increase electric rates

POSTED: 11:00 AM Jun 24 2013   UPDATED: 5:46 PM Jun 24 2013

Electric rates could be going up for some residents in southwest Virginia and customers are invited to voice their opinions.

Kentucky Utilities is proposing the rate increase.

There are two public hearings in Norton Monday at the City Council chambers. They will be at 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Kentucky Utilities, which operates as Old Dominion Power Company in Virginia, is proposing an average monthly increase of $9.57.

The proposal will eventually go before the State Corporation Commission for approval. You have until September 26th to submit your comments.

If you can't make the meeting you can submit your comments electronically by visiting The case number is PUE-2013-00013