Mississippi Power proposes 8.5% increase in electric bills

JACKSON, MS (WLOX) – Mississippi Power filed two rate increase requests Wednesday with the Public Service Commission.

The first request is for a potential 4 percent bump in your power bills. That rate increase request is called a Performance Evaluation Plan, better known as a PEP filing….

…Rate increase number two is the annual fuel filing. If it’s approved, it will also add 4.5 percent to your monthly power bills.