By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Duquesne Light plans to increase its rates.
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The company filed this request with the Public Utilities Commission on Friday.
Under the proposed plan, the average home would pay an additional $ 7.73 per month.
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The average commercial customer would pay about $ 55 more per month.
According to Duquesne Light, the company has not increased its key rate since 2018 and needs more money for critical infrastructure adjustments.
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If the public utility commission approves the rate increases, they will take effect next January.