Rate Increases for Lubbock Power and Light Start Saturday
In time for the hot summer months, some Lubbock residents will see rate increase of nearly 10% in their power bill.
Customers of Lubbock Power and Light will see a rate increase of 9.7% on their monthly bills which translates to about $7 to $10 more per month for the average customer.
The Lubbock City Council approved the rate increase at their meeting on May 9th in a 6 to 1 vote, with Mayor Glen Robertson voted against the rate increase.
The rate increase is expected to bring in more than $17 million of revenue in a 12-month period.
Some ways to conserve energy while keeping more money in your pocket:
- Check air filters in air conditioning compressors to make sure its clean to keep your A/C unit from working harder
- Check your window and door seals to ensure your A/C from escaping outside