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Xcel Energy Asks Amarillo City Commission For Rate Increase

Your energy bill rate is actually in the hands of your local government.

In Amarillo the City Commissioners are voting right now on a resolution in raise Xcel Energy's base rate.

Xcel is asking the city to approve an increase in it's system-wide annual revenue of about 85 million dollars.

Xcel says it needs the rate increase in order to pay for the rising price of making power as well as renovating transmission lines to make them more efficient.

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