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Duke Energy Progress proposes small cut to NC bills

John Downey
Duke Energy Progress proposes small cut to NC bills

Duke Energy Progress customers in North Carolina could see a small reduction in their monthly bills by the end of the year if regulators approve cuts the utility has proposed on riders for items such as fuel costs and energy efficiency programs. There would be some savings for all customer classes under the filings Duke Progress made this week with the N.C. Utilities Commission. The average decrease, if all of the proposals go into effect, would be 3.3% for residential customers, 4.4% for commercial customers and 1.9% for industrial customers.