Lakeland Electric bill going up | News
Lakeland, Florida -- The Lakeland City Commission in a specially called commission meeting voted to increase the fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers $3.70 per 1,000 kWh, effective for meters read on or after July 2, 2012.
The new fuel charge will be $42.30 per 1,000 kWh. Starting July 2 Lakeland Electric residential customers will pay $101.72 for 1,000 kWh of electricity.
After listening to a staff presentation at the specially called City Commission meeting, staff recommended an increase to the current fuel charge based on an upcoming project that will hinder Lakeland Electric from purchasing power from the Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP).
Visit www.lakelandelectric.com for more information and to see a residential rate comparison.