Daily Freeman: Central Hudson proposes lower fixed rate, higher use rates

Central Hudson agrees to a reduced monthly fixed charge in joint proposal for latest rate case. 

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Jen Metzger, director of the group Citizens for Local Power, called the Central Hudson proposal “an important victory for fairness in our electricity rates because bills will be more closely tied to how much power customers actually use.” The group, however, said the proposed 4.4 percent hike in natural gas use rates for the third year of the plan is too high.