Duke Energy Progress is asking for a rate increase in part to help compensate for rebuilding sections of its power grid that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last year. This file photo shows an electrical substation submerged in floodwaters after the storm caused massive flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton.
Duke Energy Progress is asking for a rate increase in part to help compensate for rebuilding sections of its power grid that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last year. This file photo shows an electrical substation submerged in floodwaters after the storm caused massive flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton. Travis Long File Photo
Duke Energy Progress is asking for a rate increase in part to help compensate for rebuilding sections of its power grid that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last year. This file photo shows an electrical substation submerged in floodwaters after the storm caused massive flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton. Travis Long File Photo

Your utility bill could go up: Duke Energy Progress seeking 16.7% rate increase

June 01, 2017 02:36 PM

UPDATED June 02, 2017 08:02 AM

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