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SCE&G holds public meeting on rate hike

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – All SCE&G customers could be in for a rate hike and Monday night is your chance to have your say on the issue.

The Lowcountry will get their chance to weigh in at a public hearing on Monday, November 5 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the International Longshoreman's Association building at 1142 Morrison Drive.

SCE&G says they are requesting a 6.61 percent overall increase in retail electric base rates. If the Commission approves the fuel coast decrease and the base rate increase, residential rates would increase 4.85 percent in January 2013.

That means, on average, the monthly bill of a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity would increase $6.67.

Spokesman Kim Asbill of SCE&G says that the company has spent $300 million dollars in upgrades to ensure customer reliability and now it's time to get some of that money back.

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