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Consumers Energy To Raise Monthly Rates

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JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - Consumers Energy will be raising their rates effective May 16.

The company approved a settlement agreement with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) for $89 million annually.

A residential customer using 500 kilowatt-hours will see an increase of around $1.67 on their montly bill.

Consumers originally asked for a $148.3 million rate increase, but settled for $89 million on Thursday, a 40 percent decrease from the original offer.

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