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Even Alabama Power now admits new rate plan won't lower customer power bills

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When the Alabama Public Service Commission recently approved a new rate structure for Alabama Power -- by a 2-to-1 vote --  AARP began calling for the PSC to show us the numbers. The two commissioners voting for the new plan, Twinkle  Cavanaugh and Jeremy Oden, claimed it would result in lower power bills for Alabama Power customers. Terry Dunn disagreed, voting against the new plan, and said it might even raise power bills for hardworking Alabama families.

AARP agreed with Dunn and called for Andress and Oden to release the calculations on which they based their claims. Now even Alabama Power has admitted the new plan won't lower bills. Read more in the Friday, August 30, edition of IHS The Energy Daily newsletter.

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