( Hamilton ) The first of several hearings over proposed rate increases from Duke Energy will be held Tuesday evening. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is holding the hearings regarding Duke's proposed increase of $10.25 per month for natural gas distribution and $6.50 per month for electric distribution.
The proposed increases relate to the clean up of two former manufactured gas plants, the cost of relocating utilities for the Cincinnati streetcar project and increased profit for shareholders, according to the Office of Ohio Consumer Council.
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The hearings will be held:
Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30 pm
Fairfield Township Administrative Building
6032 Morris Road
Wednesday, February 20th at 6:30 pm
Union Township Civic Center Hall
4350 Aicholtz Road
Monday, February 25th at 6:30 pm
City Building, City Council Chambers
1 Donham Plaza
Thursday, February 28th at 12:30 pm
Cincinnati City Hall, Council Chambers
801 Plum Street