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Lower fuel costs cut electricity rates on Oahu

Maui also sees rates decrease, while prices increase on Hawaii island and Kauai

By Alan Yonan Jr.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2012

~~<p>Residential electricity rates fell on Oahu in September for the third consecutive month, mainly reflecting a decline in Hawaiian Electric Co.'s fuel costs.</p>
<p>HECO said a typical 600-kilowatt-hour bill for Oahu residential customers fell by $5.83 to $209.82 in September from $215.65 in August. The effective rate for electricity on Oahu is 33.50 cents a kilowatt-hour, down from 34.5 cents a kilowatt-hour last month. Electric rates also fell in August and July.</p>
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Residential electricity rates fell on Oahu in September for the third consecutive month, mainly reflecting a decline in Hawaiian Electric Co.'s fuel costs.

HECO said a typical 600-kilowatt-hour bill for Oahu residential customers fell by $5.83 to $209.82 in September from $215.65 in August. The effective rate for electricity on Oahu is 33.50 cents a kilowatt-hour, down from 34.5 cents a kilowatt-hour last month. Electric rates also fell in August and July. Login for more...



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