(Cincinnati) Staying warm may become more expensive. There is talk that Duke Energy will increase rates for those looking to fight the cold weather. The company wants to boost electricity rates by 24 percent and gas rates by 18 percent.
The public can voice their opinion on the proposed rate increase at the following Public Utilities Commission hearings.
•Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Fairfield Township Administrative Building
6032 Morris Road
•Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Union Township Civic Center Hall
4350 Aicholtz Road
•Monday, February 25, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
City Building, City Council Chambers
1 Donham Plaza
•Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
Cincinnati City Hall, Council Chambers
801 Plum Street
The hearings will discuss Duke Energy's proposed rate hikes for electricity and gas.