Electric rates to rise more than 12%

Nicole Gerber

ngerber@abc6.com

@nicolegerber

WARWICK – The Public Utilities Commission approved an electricity rate increase of 12.1 percent for National Grid customers in Rhode Island beginning the first of the year.

A spokesperson told ABC6 that the typical Rhode Island household's monthly bill is expected to increase by an average of $9.56.

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