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Electricity rates up in Feb. on all islands except Maui

By Star-Advertiser Staff


Residential utility customers are paying more for electricity this month on all islands except Maui.

The effective rate for electricity on Oahu rose to 26.4 cents per kilowatt-hour from 26.1 cents per kilowatt-hour in January. That boosted the typical bill to $167.47 for customers using 600 kilowatt hours of electricity a month from $165.51 in January.

Elsewhere in the state:

>> Big Island residential rates rose to 36.4 cents per kilowatt-hour from last month’s 35.9 cents. The typical bill rose to $229.94 from $226.27

>> Kauai residents saw their rate rise to 39.3 cents per kilowatt hour from 37.8 cents per kilowatt hour in January.

>> Rates for Maui customers rose to 31.6 cents per kilowatt-hour from January’s 32.2 cents. The typical Maui bill fell to $196.84 from $201.87.

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